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R&F Properties seeks funds and operator for Incheon development

Hong Kong-listed R&F Properties is seeking new financing and a casino operator partner for the Midan City development in Incheon, attempting to recover from Caesars Entertainment’s abandonment of the partnership.

Vinpearl group proposes US$2.2 billion IR on Hon Trey island

Vinpearl Co. has proposed the creation of a US$2.2 billion integrated resort on Hon Trey island in central Vietnam by combining seven existing projects. The IR would have 200 gaming tables and 2000 electronic gaming machines and be operational by 2024.

Crown ripe for LVS purchase: Bernstein

The sale of Las Vegas Sands’ Vegas properties for $6.25 billion could be an opportunity for Sands to put their boots down in Australia through a purchase of Crown Resorts, according to Bernstein analyst Vitaly Umansky.

Demands on Jeju Tourism Promotion Fund increasing

Special loans to local tourism-related businesses have been spiralling upward since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic. These loans are provided through the Jeju Tourism Promotion Fund, which itself is facing a cash crunch as its funding comes largely from the island’s struggling casinos.
500.com

500 .com surges on bitcoin transformation

China sports lottery company 500.com has continued its transformation into the bitcoin space with the all-stock acquisition of bitcoin mining company BTC.com and investors appear to approve.

Biden may be positive for Genting tribal investment: Maybank

The pro-native American stance of incoming U.S. President Joe Biden may be positive for Genting Malaysia's investment in a Mashpee Wampanoag casino project, Maybank wrote in a research note.

India’s online gaming industry sees 78% jump in investment in 2020

Investment in India's online gaming sector gained 78 percent to $173 million in calendar year 2020, according to Tracxn Technologies. 

Primorye seeking more investors for non-gaming entertainment projects

The Primorye Development Corporation is interested in attracting investors who can enter the region with interesting projects. The main objective is to create an attractive infrastructure for tourism and recreation that can complement the existing gambling operations.

PUBG returning to India with $100m investment

PUBG is returning to India, just two months after having been banned, saying it will launch a new game specifically for the market and will invest $100 million in the country.
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Summit Ascent prepares US$200 for Tigre de Cristal second phase

Summit Ascent Holdings has reiterated that it is preparing an additional US$200 million in investment funds for the Tigre de Cristal second phase development.
life after pogos

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.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
Agbriefings February 21

Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.