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Regulator dubious about IPI security deposit claims

Commonwealth Casino Commission Chair Edward Deleon Guerrero is skeptical about Imperial Pacific International’s claim that an investor that has put up US$5.59 million as a security deposit on behalf of the firm at a time when the mother company in Hong Kong is unwilling to do likewise.

Asia expansion

Continent 8 Technologies – the leading partner for managed hosting, networking, security, and cloud infrastructure managed services to the iGaming industry – expanded its...

James Stern talks Japanese casino security

James Stern, the former executive vice-president of corporate security and investigations dismissed by Wynn Resorts in April, held a press conference in Tokyo in...

Kitakyushu Airport island eyed as IR candidate location

The Kitakyushu City IR Promotion Council is finding that Kitakyushu Airport Island should become the focus of their IR bid, if they are able to gain the needed political support from Mayor Kenji Kitahashi.

Cammegh to launch token on CasinoCoin blockchain

Cammegh, a manufacturer of roulette wheels, has agreed a deal with the CasinoCoin Foundation to launch a custom token on the CasinoCoin blockchain.

GLI group acquires information security company SeNet International

The GLI Group has announced its acquisition of SeNet International Corporation, which will bring expanded cybersecurity and other IT capabilities to clients of the...

DICJ considers yearly attack drills

The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau is considering holding an annual armed attack drill to test the ability for public-sector departments and the local...

Safeguarding security

Casino operators of all sizes and in all corners of the world rely on JCM Global to safeguard their casino security and increase connections...

Yumeshima likely to require Osaka police reorganization

In their current state, Osaka police are woefully underprepared for hosting the 2025 World Expo and an IR on the island of Yumeshima, and a significant police reorganization may be needed, the Sankei Shinbun has pointed out.

Technology tools to boost table game yields

The development of new technologies is creating opportunities to optimize casino operations in a way that would not have been thought possible a few years ago, in particular when it comes to table management, though there is debate over which systems provide the best solution.
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.