Saturday, June 19, 2021


Macau border

Macau May arrivals gain 9% from prior month

Visitor arrivals to May rose 9 percent from the previous month to 866,063, boosted by the five-day Golden Week holiday.

Macau to beef up regulatory capacity

With just one year to go before the expiry of Macau’s casino concessions, the government has announced a major overhaul of its gaming regulator, more than doubling the number of inspection staff

Macau MICE events increased 71.7% in 21Q1

Macau’s events industry is showing continuous signs of recovery, after a total of 68 conventions and exhibitions were held in Macau in the first quarter of 2021.

Four women arrested in HK$2.2 million casino scam

Four women have been arrested in Macau for their part in scamming a casino out of HK$2.2 million (US$258,000).

Macau eases quarantine requirement for Shenzhen, Maoming 

Macau has removed mandatory quarantine requirements for visitors coming from Shenzhen and Maoming City. 

Sands holds responsible gaming training sessions

Sands China invited two local organisations to conduct responsible gaming training sessions for Responsible Gaming Ambassadors from Sands China’s table games department at the Venetian.

LVS’ size and experience made it favorite for Macau license, court hears

Las Vegas Sands' experience in resort management and MICE activities in the U.S. meant that any party partnering with the operator had a higher chance than others in winning one of Macau's original licenses, a court heard. 

Galaxy launches IR training development program

Galaxy Entertainment has launched the IR-LEAD Career Diversification Program, which is based on the company’s previous training and career development programs.
Macau vaccinations

Macau to receive 10,000 covid-19 vaccines from Germany

A stack of vaccines are on the way to Macau from Germany, and are expected to arrive at the end of this week just as Macau’s stocks are running low. 

LVS Macau court case begins, with $12 billion at stake

A long-delayed court case between a Taiwanese business man and Las Vegas Sands kicked off in Macau on Wednesday, with the plaintiff seeking as much as $12 billion in damages from the operator.
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.