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NagaWorld workers strike for higher pay

Thousands of employees working at NagaWorld in Cambodia have gone on strike, demanding higher pay and better working conditions, local media reports.  Around 3,000 workers...

Former Goa CM demands casino entry hike, tourism plan underway

A former chief minister of Goa, Churchill Alemao, has demanded that the casino entry fees for Goans be hiked in order to protect youths,...

Goa casinos to cop license fee hike starting April

Offshore and onshore casinos in Goa will be required to pay between 2.5 to 4.5 times more in licensing fees starting next month following...

Goa casinos to face fee hike; granted extension

Fees for onshore and offshore casinos have been raised for the third year in a row, local media reports. The budget raised the fees for...

Maharashtra hikes lottery tax

The Maharashtra government is raising its tax per draw on lotteries by Rs 30,000 (US$458) to Rs 100,000 from July 1, 2017, local media reports. Under the...

Gaming tax hike not confirmed yet: Union Gaming

The potential increase in gaming device tax paid by casinos in Russia has not yet been finalized contrary to media reports, says brokerage Union...

Russia initiates two-fold gaming tax hike

The Russian Finance Ministry has initiated a two-fold increase in gambling tax rates, applying to all taxable gambling activities, according to the government website. The...

No rush on gaming tax hike: DICJ

Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau director Paulo Martins Chan says more time is needed before the regulator can decide on a proposed tax hike...

SJM employee union demands pay hike

A union representing employees of Macau casino operator SJM Holdings has gathered nearly 8,000 signatures for a 5 to 7 percent salary hike, TDM...

Gaming workers take to the streets

Nearly 300 workers held a demonstration on Monday, demanding an increase in wages, local media reports. The protest, organized by the New Macau Gaming Professionals...
Solid Gaming

Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...

ASEAN Gaming Summit postponed to 2021 Q2

Given the continued uncertainty and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia Gaming Brief has decided to postpone this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit...

Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia's online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.
AGB Webinar Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.