Friday, July 30, 2021

Macau

Sands Shopping Carnival features 10% more booths

Sands China  officially launched the 2021 Sands Shopping Carnival Friday at The Venetian Macao, which has 10 percent more booths than last year's event.

Macau maintains estimate for $16.2bln gross gaming revenue in 2021

Macau authorities are holding strong to their estimate that the SAR's gross gaming revenue will reach MOP130 billion ($16.2 billion) in 2021, despite underperformance in the first half.
Regulator says Macau still studying online gambling

Pressure builds for Macau gov’t to progress with gaming law revision

On Thursday, Macau’s Secretary for Economy and Finance assured that the Macau SAR government would be moving forward with its public consultation on the new gaming law within the second half of this year.
Marina Bay Sands

LVS stock drops as analysts downgrade forecasts

Shares in Las Vegas Sands fell more than three percent in trading on Thursday after analysts reduced their earnings forecasts for the year following weaker-than-consensus Q2 results.
Macau

Macau operators each donate MOP10m for China flood relief

Macau's six operators have now all pledged MOP10 million ($1.25 million) each to help the victims of flooding in Henan province. 

Sands China further narrows loss in Q2, but pandemic continues to shadow

Macau casino operator Sands China continues to display recovery signals, with a narrower loss of $166 million in the second quarter of 2021, though LVS’ chairman says the company continues to suffer from the economic effects of the pandemic.
Which casinos are open?

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”.
Grand Lisboa Palace

Grand Lisboa Palace to open by Sept., event dates show

The long-awaited Grand Lisboa Palace, Macau legacy gaming operator SJM Resorts' property on the Cotai strip, still does not have an announced opening date, but at an event on Wednesday, the company indicated that it was planning to host an art exhibition at the venue starting from September 1st.

Macau restricts entry from Nanjing due to outbreaks

Authorities in the Mainland Chinese city of Nanjing have urged citizens not to leave the city unless necessary, after numerous airport workers tested positive for coronavirus.

SJM donates $1.2m to Zhengzhou flood relief efforts

SJM Resorts, S.A. announced a donation of MOP 10 million to support flood relief efforts in Zhengzhou of Henan, China, which has been devastated by severe flooding from the most powerful rainstorm on record. 
AGE, australasian gaming expo

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....
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.

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G2E Asia 2021

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.