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Jeju debates measures to boost its casino industry

A seminar held at the Jeju Tourism Organization building offered a debate and a rich discussion about the best means of boosting the island’s casino industry, both in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic and in the face of its long-term challenges.
Jeju Dream Tower

One step backward, one step forward for South Korean gaming

It’s one step backward and one step forward for South Korea’s gaming industry this week or, in another framing, bad news in the north and good news in the south.

Jeju authorities boost capability to monitor casino gaming equipment

Responding to accusations that its practical regulation has been lax, the authorities of Jeju local government are hiring additional experts to allow it to take a more direct hand in monitoring the gaming equipment of the eight local casinos.

Date for Jeju Dream Tower full opening remains unclear

Jeju Dream Tower missed its October target for opening and the date that it will open remains unclear, in part because the facility has yet to be certified as safe by the fire department.
Navigating nasty surprises

Navigating nasty surprises

When anyone mentions online gaming in Asia, one country used to come to mind as the primary target – China. 
Lotte Tour Development moves company HQ

Lotte Tour Development moves company HQ to Jeju Dream Tower

Lotte Tour Development shareholders gave their consent on Monday for the company, established in 1971, to move its headquarters from Seoul to the soon-to-be...
New Silkroad says Jeju project stalled due to financing delays

New Silkroad says Jeju project stalled due to financing delays

New Silkroad Culturaltainment said its project to develop an IR on Jeju Island in South Korea remains stalled due to project finance delays.

Jeju casinos bracing for widespread layoffs

Concerns are growing on the self-governing island of Jeju that the ongoing Covid-19 crisis will soon lead to widespread layoffs in the casino sector. While...

Jeju Dream Tower casino passes impact assessment

Lotte Tour Development’s plan to move and to greatly expand its Jeju casino has cleared a major hurdle as the Jeju Casino Industry Impact...

Jeju casinos struggle as tourist flow runs dry

With the near absence of foreign tourists, the province’s related industries, including its eight casinos, are suffering a deep economic crisis. Four of the eight...
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. 

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...
gaming webinar south korea

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.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

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.
asia gaming briefings Sep 20

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.