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Felix Ng

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Felix is the Asia Editor and Events Director of the Asia Gaming Brief. He has over a decade of experience developing conferences for industries including gaming, telecoms, investment, biotechnology, and mining. He has developed some of the most well-known conferences for the Asian gaming industry, most recently being the ASEAN Gaming Summit, the Australasian Gaming Seminars, and the Mekong Gaming Summit. Felix covers gaming technology and innovation and is passionate about developing engaging and eye-catching content for the industry.

Questions raised about Vietnamese casino stock prices

Commentators in the Vietnamese media have been raising questions about why some casino stocks are seeing massive increases in their stock values while they continue to report financial losses each quarter.

Local group accuses Lotte Tour of manipulating Jeju opinion poll

A local group opposing the opening of the Jeju Dream Tower casino opened a new front in its attacks on Lotte Tour Development by accusing it of manipulating opinion polls that showed a favorable public response to the project.

Germany may provide financial support to Genting Hong Kong

Talks are getting underway between MV Werften and its owners Genting Hong Kong with the German federal and state government for the release of additional rescue funds to maintain work at the financially troubled shipyard group.

First gambling addiction recovery center in South Korea

The Jeongseon Gambling Problem Recovery Center, the first gambling addiction rehabilitation institution in South Korea, will soon start operating in Jeongseon, Gangwon-do.

Primorye’s first professional poker school opens

The first professional poker school in the Primorye has opened as part of the territory’s efforts to become host to international poker tournaments.

Richard Smyth becomes SkyCity Acting CFO

SkyCity Entertainment has announced that Richard Smyth, currently Deputy Chief Financial Officer, will become Acting Chief Financial Officer from February 27 to April 19.

New Zealand Problem Gambling Foundation looks to pokie funding alternative

The Problem Gambling Foundation is promoting a new initiative called CommUnity, launching on March 17, designed to connect shoppers, merchants, and community groups in a way that will put money back into local communities, without relying on funds generated by pokie machines.

Osaka anti-casino group claims Yumeshima development dangerous

An anti-casino group in Osaka is planning a human chain protest at the Osaka City Hall, and they are arguing that the soft soil...

Japan government confirms no taxes for foreign visitors’ casino winnings

In response to questions from an opposition lawmaker, the Suga government has confirmed that it no longer plans to establish a system of taxation for the casino winnings of foreign visitors.

Japan motorboat racing bets spiraling upwards

There has been a surge in betting on motorboat races in Japan as more people stay at home amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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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