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Former Star dealer convicted in casino scam

A former baccarat dealer working at the The Star casino in Sydney has been convicted for his part in a $500,000 illegal betting scam. 
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Crown losing its casino license not likely, say analysts

Crown Resorts is unlikely to have its casino license in Victoria revoked, despite a bombshell recommendation from Victorian Royal Commission counsel Adrian Finanzio to strip the casino of its license last week, according to industry experts. 

Unibet charged with illegal gambling adverts

Australian wagering company Unibet has been convicted of posting three illegal gambling advertisements in November 2020, with court-imposed fines totaling $48,000.

Crown Sydney won’t open until “well into 2022”: Green

Embattled casino operator Crown Resorts will need to do a lot more than just change its people if it wants to achieve true reform and be seen as a suitable holder of a casino license, says gaming veteran David Green.

Silver Heritage delisted from Australian Securities Exchange

Silver Heritage Group has been removed from the official list of the Australian Securities Exchange, effective from close of trading on Friday.

Crown hires powerbroker to advise on probe fallout

Crown Resort has reportedly hired a powerful government lobbyist, former senator Stephen Conroy, as a consultant to deal with the fallout from the findings of the Victorian Royal Commission.

Abhinay Jeggannagari

Abhinay Jeggannagari is an equity research analyst at J.P. Morgan Australia, covering tech, meia, telco, chemicals/industrials and gaming. 
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Star Entertainment retracts merger proposal with Crown

The Star Entertainment Group has retracted its proposal to merge with rival operator Crown Resorts, citing uncertainty in Crown being able to retain its Melbourne casino license.
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New C3 Gaming global consultants network launched

A new Casino Consultants Consortium, or C3 Gaming, has been launched whose roster is said to include consultants from “Asia, Europe, Oceania and North America”.
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Five banks in focus for IPO of SG lotteries arm

Five Australian investment banks are reportedly in line to set up what could become the largest IPO on the Australia Securities Exchange, as Scientific Games (SG) seeks to list its global lotteries arm.
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2022

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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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.
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Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.

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G2E Asia 2021

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Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.