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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.

Pragmatic Play adds Sweet Bonanza Candyland to live casino offering

Pragmatic Play, a leading content provider to the iGaming industry, has taken its sensational slot hit Sweet Bonanza and given it a Live Casino makeover.

Travel restrictions remains the biggest near-term threat for Macau ops

Covid-19-related travel restrictions, and the resultant slow recovery in gross gaming revenue will remain the biggest near-term threat for Macau casino operators, according to S&P Global Ratings. 

Dynam Japan said operating revenues at 70-80% of pre-pandemic levels

Dynam Japan Holdings saw its profit grow 278 percent year-on-year in the six months ended September 30, 2021, reaching JPY5.6 billion (US$67.4 million).

Singapore and Malaysia to open up land borders on Nov 29

Singapore and Malaysia will be opening up a quarantine-free travel lane at their land-border crossing for fully vaccinated people.

Big Betty to make its debut at ICE London 2022

Esports will have a high profile and authentic presence at February’s edition of ICE London with expo organisers Clarion Gaming confirming that it has secured the iconic Hyper X Esports Truck aka ‘Big Betty’ to form the main stage for the professional players and keynote speakers.

Scientific Games chief accountant steps down from full-time position

Scientific Games on Tuesday says that its senior vice president and chief account officer Michael F. Winterscheidt has asked to be transitioned into a part-time and consulting role effective on November 30, 2021.

India considers nation-wide cryptocurrency ban a-la China

The Indian government is working on a bill to prohibit all private cryptocurrencies, with a few exceptions, ahead of the launch of its own digital currency offered by the reserve bank. 

Marina Bay Sands sees uptick in bookings from VTL countries

Marina Bay Sands, one of two integrated resorts in Singapore said it has seen an overall increase in bookings from overseas travelers coming through the Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL) program.

Aquis Entertainment appoints Russell Shields as chairman

Aquis Entertainment Limited, the operator of Casino Canberra in Australia has confirmed the appointment of Russell Shields as chairman...

Macau visitor arrivals fell 47.8% month-on-month in October on border restrictions

Visitor arrivals to Macau decreased 47.8 percent month-on-month in October 2021, due to a tightening of cross-border restrictions between Zhuhai and Macau in the month, according to data from the Statistics and Census Bureau.