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Parts of Beijing lock down as new Covid infections grow

Parts of the Chinese capital, Beijing, have been put under lockdown after a spike of new Covid-19 infections were detected.

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...

QTech Games targets India with new recruitment drive

Following sustained incremental growth throughout 2019 and Q3 figures, games distributor QTech Games has announced further expansion plans across emerging markets in Asia, featuring...

Star CEO optimistic about VIP future, but locals still important

Despite the company recently reporting a downturn in VIP turnover, Star Entertainment CEO Matt Bekier said he is optimistic about the VIP tourist market...

The future is bright

Susan O’ Leary, CEO of Alderney eGambling, says Asia is moving in the right direction when it comes to legalizing and regulating online gambling. Asia...

Macau operators 17Q4 results confirm mass surge

With all six of Macau’s gaming concessionaires having reported their 17Q4 results, the data shows a continued strength in mass market gaming, say Union...

Australian woes hurt William Hill bottom line

UK bookmaker William Hill recorded a pre-tax loss in 2017 after slashing the value of its Australian business, local media reports. On Friday, the company...

Goa to become $1 billion market

Goa could become a US$1 billion market once it transitions to a land-based market, said analyst Grant Govertsen in a note on Friday. “We expect...

TGG to enter SE-Asia gaming market

The Takara Gaming Group (TGG) has announced it is entering the Southeast Asia gaming market with two casino groups in Cambodia - Golden Crown...

William Hill considers exiting Australian market

British bookmaker William Hill is considering the sale of its Australia business, citing rising costs and mounting regulatory pressures, local media reports. The bookmaker said...
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

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...
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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.
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.
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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.