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Tabcorp reports gains amid review

  Tabcorp reported a 2.6 percent rise in revenue for the January-March quarter to A$480.3 million ($495.9 million), with results in its core wagering business...

Court dismisses claim of Vietnamese baccarat system

A Vietnamese immigrant failed to convince the  Administrative Appeals Tribunal that unexplained financial deposits were all gambling winnings and that he should therefore not...

Ruling on Crown’s Echo stake postponed

  The Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority said it was still studying whether to approve Crown Ltd's application to raise its stake in rival Echo...

Broadcasters offer live odds proposal

  Commercial broadcasters introduced a proposed change to their code of practice to restrict promotion of live betting odds during sports telecasts, an issue now...

Gambling rules the Dandenong night

  Greater Dandenong, a suburban area of Melbourne home predominantly to low-income immigrants, was the only one of 12 areas in a study on Australia's...

NSW budgets $49 million for problem gambling

  New South Wales has budgeted A$48 million ($49 million) for problem gambling programs run by hospitals and community and religious groups for the next...

Victoria commissions loyalty program study

  Victoria's Department of Justice commissioned a study into the relationship between gambling machine loyalty programs and problem gambling risk levels, especially whether such programs...

Packer says The Star doesn’t shine

  James Packer, chairman of Crown Ltd., lashed out at Echo Entertainment Group Ltd.'s attempt to sidetrack his planned A$1 Crown Sydney casino project with...

Australian online betting groups focus on marketing

  Australian online betting operators, excluding Tabcorp and Tatts, spent A$90 million ($93 million) last year on marketing, especially sponsorships, according to their trade group....

South Australia to cut machine bet limit

  South Australia is to introduce new rules in an effort to reduce the number of video gambling machines and venues in the state. Maximum...
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.
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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.