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Melco PH tender offer set for Oct 31

MCO Philippines, a subsidiary of Melco Resorts, is set to commence its tender offer for 1.6 billion common shares in Melco Resorts and Entertainment...

Melco reiterates fairness of tender offer, says will go ahead

Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) says it will go ahead with its privatization-related tender offer despite concerns raised by its minority shareholders. Earlier this...

MCO Philippines defers privatization tender offer

MCO (Philippines) Investments, the company planning to privatize Melco Resorts Philippines (MRP) says it will be deferring its tender offer by approximately two weeks....

Privatization offer not ‘unfair’ to shareholders: Melco

Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corp has defended itself against claims that its offer to shareholders for its privatization is “unfair”. Earlier this month, MRP...

Pagcor casino privatization to start next year

The privatization of casinos operated by Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) may start as early as next year, according to comments from Finance...

EGT to delist from Nasdaq

Nasdaq-listed Entertainment Gaming Asia is set to become a privately-held company. On Wednesday, EGT Nevada Holding Inc, a subsidiary of Melco International Development Ltd said...

Government starts privatization process of Pagcor casinos

The Philippines government has begun the process of privatizing the casinos of Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor), which is expected to be completed...

Philippines government to privatize lottery

The Philippines government has confirmed it is planning to privatize the lottery operations of state-owned Philippine Charity and Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). The announcement was made...
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.