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BMM is the longest established and most experienced private independent gaming certification lab in the world, providing professional technical and regulatory compliance services to the gaming industry since 1981.

Konami promotes Lori Olk to VP of Regulatory Compliance

Konami Gaming has announced the promotion of Lori Olk to the position of vice-president of regulatory compliance, where she will be responsible for maintaining...

Wakayama backing off foreigner only IR plan

Signs are emerging that pro-IR forces in Wakayama Prefecture are now backing off their previous notion that casino entry might be limited to foreigners,...

Tabcorp gets regulatory green-light for merger

Tabcorp Holdings has been given the go-ahead from the Australian Competition Tribunal for its proposed merger with lottery giant Tatts Group, according to an...

Macau gov’t hits back at Wynn criticism

The Macau government says it will not soften its policies on the gaming industry following comments from tycoon Steve Wynn criticizing delays in being...

Cambodian law to put the brakes on Bavet

Gaming operators looking for an easy way to set up a casino and cash-in on the thousands of Vietnamese eager for a flutter, could see its luck change as Cambodia introduces new gaming legislation.

Saipan casino commission delays

Procedural disputes are holding up the appointment of three nominees to the Commonwealth Casino Commission in Saipan. A session of the Saipan and Northern Islands...

Vietnam gambling bill nears, challenges lurk

As Vietnam looks to revamp its gambling legislation in the hopes of boosting foreign investment and also recouping lost revenue from locals who travel to casinos in neighbouring countries, Prof. Augustine examines whether the draft bill as it stands will fulfill its purpose.

Gambling law changes in New Zealand should opposition win election

New Zealand’s gambling industry has a lot riding on the outcome of upcoming general elections on Sept. 20th, with opposition parties threatening major changes to the law, including tougher restrictions on pokie machines if elected.
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.