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Russia growth prospects fail to excite

Russia growth prospects fail to excite

Summit Ascent Holdings says it remains “cautiously optimistic” about the long-term future of Russia’s Far Eastern gaming zone, but has begun looking for faster growth opportunities.

New casino investor in Altai gambling zone

A new investor in Russia’s Altai Territory intends to go ahead with plans to construct a RUB3.5 billion casino, to open by 2024, according...

Summit Ascent raising funds to develop Tigre de Cristal

Summit Ascent Holdings said it is looking to place up to 300 million shares, in order to raise funds to further develop its gaming...

Melco finalizes Cyprus accord, boosts stake

Melco International Development has sealed its joint venture agreement with CPZ to develop a resort on Cyprus and said it will increase its holding...

William Hill drops Russia online venture

William Hill Casino Club, an online casino project of the UK's largest bookmaker William Hill, has stopped servicing its Russian clients and announced it...

CNMI seeks diversity to boost tourism numbers

The outgoing head of the Marianas Visitors Authority says the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands needs to seek diversity in its tourism markets and...

Tigre De Cristal to undergo three to six month ramp-up period

Summit Ascent Holdings said in a filing that its majority-owned integrated resort development in the Russian Far East is expected to undergo a three...

Fonbet gains Russian football second division title sponsorship

Russian sports betting operator Fonbet has agreed terms with the National Football League  to become the title sponsor of the Russian second division for...

Putin makes Vladivostok a free port

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed legislation to make the eastern city of Vladivostok a free port, the Siberian Times reported. The move aims to...

Sportradar partners with Russian Premier League

Sports data and insights operator Sportradar, has announced another multi-year data partnership with the Russian Football Premier League. Under the agreement, Sportradar will become the...
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.