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Felix Ng

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.

China to keep the pressure up on cross-border gambling crackdown

The Chinese Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SSP) has pledged to continue strengthening its fight against illegal cross-border gambling, only days after ordering the arrest of Macau junket boss Alvin Chau.

Omicron is a cause for concern, but not panic

A new variant of SARS-CoV-2, known as B.1.1.529 or Omicron started to make global headlines over the weekend, with many fearing it could bring forth another wave of infection and lockdowns akin to the highly-contagious Delta strain earlier this year. 

Kingston Financial gaming revenue up 238% in six months to Sept...

Hong Kong-listed Kingston Financial Group, which operates the Casa Real Hotel in Macau, reported a 238 percent increase in gaming revenue for the six months ended September 30, 2021. 

Melco Cyprus looking to add 1,800 to COD Mediterranean workforce

Melco Cyprus is expecting to raise its workforce from 700 people to around 2,500 in the “coming months”, ahead of its expected 2022 opening.

Hong Kong, China move closer to restarting quarantine-free travel

Hong Kong authorities on Thursday said they made “good progress” in a meeting exploring the resumption of quarantine-free travel...

Asia casino stocks fall on new Covid-19 strain worries

Asia casino stocks took a tumble on Friday last week after investors got wind of a new coronavirus strain...

$1 billion laundered through Australia’s pokie machine, says investigator

As much as A$1 billion (US$714,000) is likely to have been laundered through pokie machines in Australia’s clubs, pubs and casinos, according to chief NSW gaming investigator David Byrne, in an interview with The Age, Sydney Morning Herald and 60 Minutes. 

Pragmatic Play adds to John Hunter series with Book of Fallen

Pragmatic Play, a leading content provider to the iGaming industry, returns with another chapter in the John Hunter story...

New $5 billion property not on the cards for Macau soon:...

A new $5 billion dollar property is “not likely on the cards anytime soon” for Macau, with properties instead looking to hone in on leveraging underserved markets using what they already have, says Lee Montaina, managing director of Westar Architects International Macau Limited.

Habanero launches Up! Tournaments

Premium slots and table games provider Habanero is celebrating the launch of its new tournament tool with a Network Slot Tournament and Prize Drop campaign.