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Kazakhstan president warns gambling operators to protect addicts and children

Kazakhstan President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has called for a stricter sense of responsibility from operators of gambling businesses in terms of the prevention of harm to children and gambling addicts. “If necessary, we will revoke their licenses,” the president warned.

CEO Therese Hillman departs from NetEnt

In a LinkedIn post, NetEnt CEO Therese Hillman announced that she has left the online gaming supplier effective immediately.
Montieth Illingworth podcast

Montieth Illingworth on reigniting business and innovation [Podcast]

Montieth Illingworth, chief executive officer, and global managing partner at Montieth and Company catches up with Asia Gaming Brief editor Felix Ng on what companies need to start doing as the pandemic starts to move behind us. 

IGT/SG ink cross licensing deal for cashless gaming

International Game Technology and Scientific Games Corporation have signed a cross-licensing agreement for patents related to cashless slot gaming technologies.
Montieth & Company

Montieth & Company

Montieth & Company is a specialist communications consultancy dedicated to enabling organizations to seize opportunity, achieve their core objectives and successfully prevail in the face...

Entain ups offer for Enlabs to SEK53, says bid is final

U.K-based Entain said it has upped its offer to buy Enlabs to SEK53 a share from SEK40 and that the bid is final and won't be improved.
Jogo Global

Jogo Global

Jogo Global develops and build Gaming Platforms (including RGS and RNG development), Omni Channels and Cross Platforms for the Casino Industry. Jogo Global also...
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Converged experiences: U.S. operators blend land-based with digital

In a report last year, ratings agency Moody’s predicted a surge in merger and acquisitions between online and land-based gambling operators as the latter seek to cement new revenue streams after the chaos wreaked by Covid-19.

Pragmatic Play appoints former rank exec. as VP of commercial strategy

Pragmatic Play has appointed former Rank Digital Head of Gaming Product, Bhotesh Maheshwari, as its new Vice President of Commercial Strategy and Operations as the company looks to further cement its position as a top tier supplier in regulated markets.

Caesars Q4 loss widens to US$555 million, sees pick up in Q1 demand

Caesars Entertainment posted a loss for Q4 of $555 million compared with a $13 million profit in the prior year, but said it has seen a pick up in demand in the New Year, especially at its regional properties.

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America. The company is now accelerating its slots expansion campaign in Asia
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.
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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.
Agbriefings February 21

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.
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.