Thursday, June 17, 2021
Mall of Asia Philippines

Competition adds to Covid woes in the Philippines

Operators in Entertainment City had already begun to complain about the impact of rising competition on their margins even prior to the Covid-19 crisis. 
Philippines

POGOs win tax battle, but maybe not the war

Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) have won a reprieve from a punishing franchise tax, which may stop the exodus from the country, but uncertainty over business conditions remains high, industry insiders say.
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.
Cruise Ships Crisis

Cruise industry struggles with Covid comeback

As the world struggles to get back to its feet, the Covid-19 pandemic has left the cruise community wondering if things will ever get back to the way they were before.

Experts to discuss recovery of Chinese tourism

Following a highly successful first installment of the AGB Webinar Series on April 9th, featuring Earle Hall on "Life After COVID-19", Asia Gaming Brief...

Creating opportunities from crisis

The future may seem bleak for the land-based casino sector at present, though traits fundamental to human beings will ensure that once normality is restored visitors will return to the gaming floors.

Asia Gaming Brief launches AGB Webinar Series

After months in the making, Asia Gaming Brief is excited to announce the launch of its AGB Webinar Series, with the first installment set...

Australian bushfires hit home for many

Australia, a country that many in our industry call home, has continued to be impacted by devastating bushfires, destroying communities and displacing thousands. In this...

Alidad Tash: Reflecting on the last 20 years of Macau gaming

Alidad Tash, Managing Director, 2NT8 Limited When did you arrive in Macau and in what capacity? I first visited Macau in August 2005. I arrived as...

Kevin Lee: Reflecting on the last 20 years of Macau gaming

Kevin Lee General Manager, Aruze Gaming Macau When did you arrive in Macau and in what capacity? I first came to Macau around March 2007 as sales...

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