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Donaco executives add roles

Gaming company Donaco International Ltd. said Joey Lim, managing director, will take on the additional role of group chief executive. Richard Na, chief financial...

Goldman sells Echo shares

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. sold more than 3.4 million shares in Echo Entertainment Group Ltd., decreasing its holdings below the 5 percent threshold that...

Adelaide Casino defends exemption

Adelaide Casino has defended its exemption from new state rules that restrict entry between 3am and 7am starting October 1 to try to reduce...

Queensland gives proposed Aquis resort special status

Queensland granted  "coordinated project" status to the proposed A$4.2 billion ($3.75 billion) Aquis Great Barrier Reef casino resort plan of Hong Kong businessman Tony...

Felstead named CEO for Crown Australian resorts

Crown Ltd. restructured the management of its Australian operations, installing Barry Felstead, previously chief executive of Crown Perth, as chief executive of Australian resorts...

William Hill chief defends Sportingbet buy

William Hill will inject its Australian Sportingbet unit with funds to improve its website and improve marketing, chief executive Ralph Topping said as the...

South Australia studies online gambling’s affect on children

Jay Weatherill, premier of South Australia, said his state will "explore the legal and policy implications for the government of gambling-like behaviour among children"...

South Australia passes narrower gambling bill

  The South Australian parliament passed gambling law amendments to authorize a A$300 million ($277.2 million) expansion of SkyCity Entertainment Group Ltd.'s Adelaide Casino and...

Aristocrat launches Facebook app

  Aristocrat Leisure Ltd. said its first Facebook gaming app, Heart of Vegas, had been installed by 500,000 people in its first few weeks of...

Lim still interested in Echo

  Lim Kok Thay, chairman of Malaysia’s Genting Group, said the group is still waiting to hear from regulators in Queensland and New South Wales...
Solid Gaming

Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

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...

ASEAN Gaming Summit postponed to 2021 Q2

Given the continued uncertainty and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia Gaming Brief has decided to postpone this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit...

Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia's online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.
AGB Webinar Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.