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Star Entertainment seeking 30-year Queensland monopoly

Australian casino operator Star Entertainment Group is calling for a 30-year monopoly in the state of Queensland in exchange for its planned A$2 billion investment to upgrade its Gold Coast casino and convention center.

Playtech does not have RNG online casino monopoly: PAGCOR

The Philippines gaming regulator has clarified that it has not granted any company a monopoly on providing RNG casino games to its POGO licensees,...
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Playtech gains monopoly status in PH

UK-listed gaming supplier Playtech has become the monopoly provider of RNG casino games in Philippines, after gaining PAGCOR’s first and only Gaming Software Provider...

Asia’s emerging casino markets question whether size matters

When the 10.5 million-square-foot Venetian Macao opened its doors in 2007, it upped the ante on the scale of casino developments and helped inspire...

Star ready for incoming Sydney competitor

Star Entertainment Group chairman John O’Neill says his company is in a state of “eternal vigilance” regarding losing its monopoly in the Sydney casino...

Macau casino operators seek sports betting opportunities

Macau’s casino operators say they would like to be able to offer sports betting to their clients, given the huge level of turnover in...

Berjaya Corp founder trying again for casino license

Berjaya Corp founder Tan Sri Vincent Tan may submit a fresh application for a license to operate a casino in Malaysia, breaking the monopoly...

Crownbet CEO calls for ACCC investigation into Sky Channel

Crownbet chief executive Matthew Tripp has called for an ACCC investigation into Tabcorp’s Sky Channel regarding its broadcast rights hold over almost all forms...

Korea unlikely to lift locals ban

South Korea is unlikely to reconsider its stance on banning local access to casinos until after the monopoly of Kangwon Land ends in 2025,...
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.