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ARL great blames gambling for sports stars’ problems

Australian rugby league commentator and former star player Peter Sterling said in a broadcast interview that gambling, rather than drugs, was responsible for the...

Echo’s profits slips, Treasury relocation up

  Echo Entertainment's posted a 5.3 percent dip in net profits to $68.09 million in the six months to December 31 due to higher taxes...

Greens Senator calls for inquiry into sports and gambling

  Victorian Greens Senator Richard Di Natale, party spokesperson for gambling and sport, said that he will move for an inquiry into the promotion of...

Tabcorp profits down, mobile revenue up

  Tabcorp reported a net profit of USD $75.3 million for the first six months of the 2012/13 financial year, down 61.5 percent from the...

William Hill pays bonuses to retain key Australian directors

  William Hill has arranged to pay up to USD $23.7 million to hold on to four members of Sportingbet’s management team in Australia following...

Adelaide expansion approved

SkyCity (SKC:NZX) was granted approval from the South Australia government after more than two years of negotiations to revamp its Adelaide property in a...

Australia wants stricter laws for gambling apps

A virtual poker machine game has been named as the country’s highest grossing phone and tablet app, causing critics and regulators to call for...

New federal framework for Australia slots

For the very first time the Australian Federal government has legislated to regulate gaming machines. Up until now, the States and Territories in Australia...
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.

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...
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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.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.
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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.