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Genting Malaysia’s US$800 million theme park to open in Q2

Genting Malaysia said it's putting the finishing touches on a long-awaited $800 million outdoor theme park, which it's planning to open in Q2 this year.

Lotte submits application to relocate casino to Jeju Dream Tower

The local government has confirmed receipt on January 29 of Lotte Tour Development’s application to move its LT Casino to an expanded location within the new Jeju Dream Tower. The firm hopes that the foreigner-only casino can open in March.
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The Londoner set to take the market pulse

Macau is set to face its biggest test of the mantra “if you build it, they will come,” as Sands China’s $2 billion “The Londoner” gets set to open its doors after the worst year in modern records for the world’s largest gambling hub. 

Mohegan Gaming says project Inspire to open early 2023

Mohegan Gaming said its Project Inspire in South Korea is scheduled to open in early 2023 and it expects to close financing in early 2021. 

Crown Sydney gets temporary liquor license, to open December 28

Crown Resorts said the New South Wales Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority has granted a temporary liquor license to its Crown Sydney property until April 30, 2021 and therefore several non-gaming amenities will open from 28th December.

Sands The Londoner to open from Q1, 2021

Sands China said its new London-themed property, The Londoner, will begin opening from Q1 next year with an official ceremony to be held in early February. 
Star Entertainment bets on luxury tourists, not high rollers

Star Entertainment bets on luxury tourists, not high rollers

Star Entertainment Group’s newest development the Queens Wharf casino and entertainment complex will be geared towards attracting luxury tourists rather than high-rollers when it opens in 2022, according to chief executive officer Matt Bekier. 

Dusit Thani expands to Singapore, counts on staycations

Thai hotel chain, Dusit Thani, has opened its first hotel in Singapore and said that there is strong local demand for "staycations" to support the property while borders are closed.

Sands China’s The Londoner may open in February

Sands China President Wilfred Wong said the operator has been given a possible opening day in early February for the Londoner, formerly known as Sands Cotai Central. Wong didn't give a specific date.

Widespread violations of Covid protections reported at Goa casinos

Panjim Mayor Uday Madkaikar has indicated that the newly reopened offshore casinos in Goa have been widely violating Covid-19 protection regulations by not enforcing the wearing of masks, social distancing, and other requirements.

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America. The company is now accelerating its slots expansion campaign in Asia
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.