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RWLV to lure guests with East, West blend and high tech: Sibella

Genting’s $4.3 billion Resorts World Las Vegas is scheduled to open its doors on June 24 and contrary to expectations will be making its debut into a market that is rapidly rebounding.
travel, asia, industry

Travel industry needs vaccine relief

Six months into the year and there’s still no visibility as to when international travel may be able to resume in Asia. As countries in the Western world gradually get back to normal life thanks to fast-tracked mass vaccination programs, rollout in Asia and other developing countries has been shockingly slow.

AGEM stock index hits record in May, lead by Aristocrat

The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers' (AGEM) monthly stock index gained 14.1 percent to a record high in May, lead by Aristocrat Leisure, which accounted for 36.92 points of the monthly growth.
Bill Hornbuckle, MGM Resorts, CEO, President

Bill Hornbuckle

Bill Hornbuckle is CEO and President of MGM Resorts International.
Bill Hornbuckle, MGM Resorts, CEO, President

Hornbuckle expects Macau to be in good position in 12 months

MGM Resorts president and CEO Bill Hornbuckle says he is hopeful that the company’s operations in Macau will be in a good position in around 12 months' time, despite a slower-than-desired recovery compared to their home market of Las Vegas. 
Resorts World Las Vegas

Will Resorts World light up the Strip?

Resorts World Las Vegas is scheduled to open this month and the company claims it will be the first “truly groundbreaking” resort in Las Vegas, set to become the first all new property in more than a decade to switch on the lights on the Strip.
Scott Sibella

RWLV to rev up post pandemic revival

Scott Sibella, president of Resorts World Las Vegas, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief about the upcoming opening of Resorts World Las Vegas, how he sees demand springing back after the pandemic and the likely revenue mix.

Melco holds Cyprus recruitment fair, to open dealer school in summer

Melco Resorts & Entertainment is holding a careers fair for potential employees for its City of Dreams Mediterranean resort, with successful dealer applicants to be trained in a new dealer school to open in Summer.

Gaming topping other recreational sectors in consumer spend: Deutsche

The gaming sector has materially outperformed other recreational industries in the U.S. since Q3 of last year and that trend has accelerated into 2021, analysts from Deutsche Bank note.

Betconstruct-powered VBET gets Ukraine’s first online poker license

Betconstruct-powered VBET has become the first licensed online poker operator in Ukraine and has also received an online casino license.
AGE at ICC Sydney, 2021

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

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....
life after pogos

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.

Regulating the Game 2021

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AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

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.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

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.
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.