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The AGBrief Editorial Team comprises a group of contributors living around the world that are connected to Asia Gaming Brief, and are active members in pursuing the sources of our news, making them reliable and accurate for our readers.

Paradise Co. adopts emergency cost-cutting measures

Paradise Co. is shifting gears and will implement emergency cost-cutting measures, including sending more executives on furlough and closing...

Kangwon Land pushes back opening to July 6

At an emergency meeting on Thursday, executives of Kangwon Land decided that the reopening of the facility would be...

Governor Koike accused of deceiving public on Tokyo IR plans

In the summer of 2017, Fumiko Hayashi won reelection as mayor of Yokohama claiming to be a “blank slate” but in reality favoring IR development in her city. Anti-casino activists believe that history may be repeating itself; this time with Governor Yuriko Koike in neighboring Tokyo.

Trade body seen as way to improve industry image in Asia

Asian gaming firms may benefit from forming a network, or trade association, to promote the positive effects of IRs and overcome negative perceptions of the industry, a leading corporate image specialist says.

AGB Webinar: Managing Image During Times of Crisis [video]

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

NSW Crown probe set to resume with narrowed focus

The NSW government’s inquiry into Crown Resorts’ casino license in Sydney is set to resume after a three-month suspension...

Caesars requires masks-on at all times at its properties

Caesars Entertainment Corp has implemented a universal mask policy across all of its properties starting Wednesday, June 24, 2020,...

Nomura ups estimates for Hilton/Marriott as outlook “less dire” 

Nomura said it’s raising its estimates for the Hilton and Marriott hotel groups as occupancy has shown slow but steady growth and been better than its “original more dire outlook.”

NZ launches gambling harm app

New Zealand has launched a mobile app aimed at curbing problem gambling in collaboration with the Deakin University in Australia. 

Macau SLOT sees 30% profit drop in 2019

Macau SLOT reported a 30 percent drop in profit for 2019 to MOP154.8 million ($19.3 million), according to Macau Business.