Thursday, December 3, 2020


April revenue growth slows

  Slowing year-on-year growth in weekly gross gaming revenues led several analysts to cut their estimates for monthly gains, while others raised their forecasts on...

Macau slot count falls again

  Macau's slot machine count has fallen by more than 600 since peaking last year above 17,000.  Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau statistics show that...

Weidner says trial hurt China ties

  William Weidner, the former Las Vegas Sands Corp. president, now involved in casino projects in Taiwan and the Philippines, told a Las Vegas jury...

Macau April revenue growth in double digits

  Macau gaming revenue rose around 10 percent in the first week of April from a year earlier, according to analyst surveys. Wells Fargo put...

Air quality not up to snuff

  Health Bureau tests showed 28 of 44 gambling venues failing to meet air quality standards. All four casinos operated by Las Vegas Sands and...

Macau Gaming revenues hit new record

  Macau monthly gross gaming revenues hit an all-time high in March of 31.3 billion patacas ($3.9 billion), topping the previous record of 28.3 billion...

Galaxy doubles profits

  Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. reported that its annual net profit more than doubled last year to HK$7.4 billion ($953 million) from HK$3 billion in...

Junkets, VIP investors report mixed results

  China Star Entertainment Ltd. reported a return to profit, with earnings of HK$94.5 million ($12.2 million), up from a loss of HK$632.7 million a...

Macau Jockey Club loss more than doubles

  The Macau Jockey Club's annual loss rose to about 50 million patacas ($6.3 million) in 2012 from 17.8 million patacas a year earlier. The...

Adelson loses argument on cameras

  A Nevada judge rejected Las Vegas Sands chairman Sheldon Adelson's attempt to keep television cameras out of the courtroom where he testified in a...
Solid Gaming

Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

Instant and secure deposits

AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...

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.
AGB Webinar Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations...
Sigma Malta Show


Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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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.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.