Wednesday, January 20, 2021


Sands China’s new Macau casino resort helps profits jump 52pct

  Sands China Ltd (1928:HK) posted a 52 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit, due mainly to strong performance of its Cotai project, Sands Cotai Central....

SCL yet to request allocation of new tables

  Sands China has not yet indicated where its 200 new tables will be allocated.  The head of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, Manuel...

Las Vegas Sands ceases international money transfers for high rollers

  Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS) is revamping its compliance procedures as it faces scrutiny from US regulators over anti-money laundering and bribery.  LVS announced...

SJM Holdings voted Asia’s best-managed gaming firm

  SJM Holdings (880:HK) was recently named by Euromoney magazine as the “Best Managed Company in Asia – Gaming” in the publication’s “Best Managed and...

Leven thinks Macau gaming revenue could reach USD $100 billion per year

  In an interview with CNBC, the president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp, Michael Leven, said that he is bullish on...

Sands China announces interim dividend

  Hong Kong-listed Sands China Ltd declared on Friday an interim dividend of HK$0.67 (USD$ 8.6) per share, payable on or about February 28. In...

Okada requests injunction to stop Wynn from ousting him

  Japanese businessman Kazuo Okada, formerly Wynn’s largest shareholder, has asked a U.S. federal judge for an injunction to stop a special Wynn Resorts Ltd...

Macau gambling revenue up 7.3 pct

  Gambling revenue in Macau rose 7.3 percent in January year-on-year, riding on the waves of mainland punters. January's revenue at USD $3.4 billion was...

Smoking ban yet to impact Macau casino revenues

  Average Daily Table Revenue (ADTR) was USD 99.9 million last week, which is below the first two weeks of the month, but expected due...

Wynn’s profits down

  Wynn Macau Ltd. profit fell 18 percent in the fourth quarter loosing grown to the competition already operating in Cotai, Bloomberg reported following the...
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.

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...
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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.
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.
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.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

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.