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Adam Steinberg reflects on Cambodia, Online, Japan [video]

Adam Steinberg talks about the differences in culture and work ethic between the US and Cambodia, as well as the thinkings behind decisions made relating to online gaming and Japan.
Reading Japan’s political runes

Reading Japan’s political runes

The appointment of Yoshihide Suga as prime minister of Japan may have subtly shifted the sands when it comes to the two top contenders to host an integrated resort in their cities.

Two former 500. com advisers found guilty

Two former advisers to a Chinese gambling operator seeking to enter Japan’s nascent casino market were found guilty Monday of bribing a Japanese lawmaker.

Melco International profits up 10.5 percent in 2019

Melco International Development has reported that its profits were up by 10.5 percent to HK$1.8 billion (US$234 million) for the full year of 2019. Net...

James Murren likely to remain involved MGM Japan

MGM Resorts chairman and CEO James Murren said he is “absolutely sure” he will be involved in MGM Resorts’ Japan project - with an...

Genting SG gets shareholder nod for $10 billion Japan IR

Genting Singapore has received overwhelming approval from its shareholders to spend up to $10 billion for an IR bid in Japan.  The vote was taken...

IPI aims for Japanese VIP, families and newlyweds

Imperial Pacific International is set to turn its sights to Japanese tourists and VIP gamblers, after hiring a number of marketing representatives to target...
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Miyagi governor undecided on IR bid

Miyagi Governor Yoshihiro Murai stated at his regular press conference on Monday that he has yet to draw any conclusions about whether or not to move forward with an IR bid from his prefecture.

Crown acquisition will help Japan bid: Lawrence Ho

Melco Resorts chairman and CEO, Lawrence Ho says that their recent acquisition of shares in Crown Resorts will help to accelerate their bid for...

Galaxy reshuffles executive team with eye on Japan

Galaxy Entertainment Group announced two major changes on Thursday: Michael Mecca retires as president of the company and Ted Chan is hired as “Chief...
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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. 

Instant and secure deposits

AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

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...

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 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...
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South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

Betting on Sports America

SBC Awards 2020

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

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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.