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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.

Pragmatic Play dives into Norse culture in Book of Vikings

Pragmatic Play, a leading content provider to the gaming industry, continues to embrace Scandinavian adventures with the announcement of its new slot title, Book of Vikings.
Star Entertainment Group

Star Entertainment retracts merger proposal with Crown

The Star Entertainment Group has retracted its proposal to merge with rival operator Crown Resorts, citing uncertainty in Crown being able to retain its Melbourne casino license.

Sands China further narrows loss in Q2, but pandemic continues to shadow

Macau casino operator Sands China continues to display recovery signals, with a narrower loss of $166 million in the second quarter of 2021, though LVS’ chairman says the company continues to suffer from the economic effects of the pandemic.

Pandemic casino floor restrictions not as painful as expected

No doubt, limits on customer numbers and distancing has hurt casino gaming revenue over the past year, but gaming industry executive David Croft says the increased spacing hasn’t hurt yields as much as one would expect. 
Robert Gansmo

Former Wynn Macau CFO to join High 5 Games

High 5 Games today announced the appointment of former Wynn Resorts executive Robert Gansmo as chief financial officer, bolstering its C-level team with the addition of the gaming industry leader. Mr. Gansmo joins High 5 Games as the company continues to expand its presence in North America and beyond.

iSoftBet releases Jacks or Better

iSoftBet, the leading online games supplier and content aggregator, has released its latest table game, Jacks or Better.

Pragmatic Play combines flair with inventive features in Lucky, Grace & Charm

Pragmatic Play, a leading content provider to the gaming industry, has launched its new Viking-inspired venture Lucky, Grace & Charm, headed by an all-female group of warriors.
vixio awards

VIXIO GamblingCompliance awards nominations ending soon

Judged by an independent panel of experts, the awards recognize the achievements of individuals, teams, and organizations from across the global gambling industry. 
Melco resorts, morpheus

Bernstein tips Melco to outperform in Q3

Analysts at Bernstein on Wednesday said they are bullish on Melco Resorts, with the operators’ core strength in premium mass set to capitalize on Macau’s expected strong recovery over the next six to twelve months. 

Supervision of data planned for Greater Bay Area

China’s Guangdong province is exploring the establishment of a data “customs hub” to review and supervise data that crosses borders within the Greater Bay Area. 

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