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Philippine Q4 GGR up 46% from prior quarter

Gross gambling revenue in the Philippines rose 46 percent in Q4 from the prior quarter, though was still sharply down on the year before, according to figures from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR).
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PAGCOR gaming revenues down 60.4% in full year 2020

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has reported that its income from gaming operations in the full year 2020 fell to PHP30 billion (US$624 million), down 60.4 percent year-on-year.
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Picking apart PIGOs – cost vs benefit

The Philippines’ decision to allow online gambling within its borders is a major step forward for igaming in Asia, but restrictions on operations mean it’s unlikely to be a game changer, at least initially.
Andrea Domingo, Pagcor

Will Live Shots be a game changer?

As we close our final magazine of the year, I’d rather not focus on the doom and gloom wrought by Covid-19 and will instead look at how the pandemic has been a key catalyst for change in the gaming industry.

PAGCOR donates US$7.2 million for cancer treatment machine

THE Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has donated PHP350 million to the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) for the procurement of a machine used for cancer treatment.
Andrea Domingo, Pagcor

Interview with Andrea Domingo: Pioneering online convergence in the Philippines [video]

Andrea Domingo, chair of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR), speaks with Asia Gaming Brief managing editor, Sharon Singleton, about the introduction of licenses allowing online gaming to be offered to Filipino citizens for the first time.
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DFNN gets Philippines first online casino license

DFNN has been awarded the rights for the first regulated online casino in the Philippines, as the country opens its doors to domestic online gaming.

Philippines gaming industry generates US$366 million GGR in Q3

The gaming industry in the Philippines generated PHP17.66 billion ($366 million) in Q3 despite severe restrictions, bouncing back from just PHP2.42 billion in Q2. Licensed casinos generated PHP15.03 billion of the total.

PAGCOR delivers aid to typhoon-devastated Cagayan

Much-needed aid reached thousands of families after the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) delivered essential goods to Cagayan, which were recently devastated by floods brought by Typhoon Ulysses.
International Entertainment gains provisional license for Manila IR

International Entertainment gains provisional license for Manila IR

International Entertainment Corporation announced on Friday that it has gained a provisional license from PAGCOR to build its Manila IR. The license was delivered to...

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
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.
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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.
Agbriefings February 21

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.
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.