Monday, September 21, 2020

MPL raises $90 million in new funding

Mobile Premier League (MPL) has raised $90 million in new financing and plans expansion outside India.

Philippines Q2 GGR plunges

Gross gambling revenue in Q2 in the Philippines came in at just P2.42 billion ($49.9 million) as the Covid-19 crisis forced the closure of gambling outlets across the country, according to figures from regulator, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR).

Tax office concedes POGO takings down

The Bureau of Internal Revenue, which had been planning to double revenue from Philippine Offshore Gambling Operators (POGOs) concedes takings are down as few have reopened following the pandemic.

Tak Chun CEO may make mandatory bid for Macau Legend

Tak Chun CEO Chang Wen Lin may make a mandatory offer for all of the outstanding shares in Macau Legend for HK$1.9 billion ($245 million) after acquiring a stake in the operator.

AGB Webinar on this week: Future China Tourism

This week, Asia Gaming Brief will be hosting its hotly anticipated AGB Webinar on the Future of Chinese Tourism,...

Kazuo Okada’s appeal against Universal Entertainment dismissed

Universal Entertainment Corporation issued a statement on Friday announcing that the Tokyo High Court has dismissed its founder Kazuo...

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...

Paytm and Google dispute over suspected gambling payments

Paytm, one of India’s largest mobile payment apps, was temporarily removed from the Google Play Store on Friday over...

The MICE industry: Will only the small survive?

Marina Bay Sands has introduced a state-of-the-art hybrid broadcast studio, complete with holograms and virtual reality, as it seeks to salvage its MICE business.

Navigating Korea’s online maze

When anyone mentions online gaming in Asia, one country used to come to mind as the primary target – China. 

Punters flood the sports betting zone 

Kung Volleyball, ping pong and Tajikistan football leagues are just some of the exotic sports that saw wagering action during the pandemic shutdowns, though now regular events are opening up, operators are noting a big swing back to old favourites.

Is it time to rethink the industry or is it business...

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has pretty much decimated the brick and mortar casino and betting shops worldwide, is there light at the end of the very long tunnel?

Ha Tien Vegas opens September 18

Coronavirus live updates: Ha Tien Vegas opens September 18

The latest news and updates on the Covid-19 (coronavirus) - with regularly updated information relating to new cases, travel restrictions and other information to...

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...

ASEAN Gaming Summit postponed to 2021 Q2

Given the continued uncertainty and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia Gaming Brief has decided to postpone this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit...

AGB Webinar Series: Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Post-2021, Chinese tourism is set to move towards a new paradigm. Gone will be the days of traditional and digital marketing, and instead, our...

South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

Managing Your Image During A Crisis

Corporations have been presented with a unique opportunity to change and/or bolster their public image amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Many companies are taking this opportunity...

Can Esports Fill the Void?

With the traditional sports calendar all but completely slashed in the wake of the COVID-19, eSports has been making headlines around the world. While esports...

East and West Virtual Expo

Ukrainian Gaming Week

Betting on Sports America

SBC Awards 2020

asia gaming briefings Sep 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce backMajor sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not...
Asia Gaming Briefings AUG 2020

Asia Gaming Briefings – Aug 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: AUSTRALIA Reopening pubs, online rethink and reflections on gambling behaviour The country tackled the first wave of the epidemic with relative success, however,...