Monday, March 1, 2021

Macau

Nevada’s Gaming Control heads visit Macau

Nevada's three Gaming Control Board members traveled to Macau last week in an effort to re-kindle the relationship with their regulatory counterparts, the Gaming...

Sports betting revenue rises racing revenue declines

The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau said that gross revenue from football betting increased by 15.5 percent year-on-year to MOP418 million (US$52.3 million), while...

MGM wins approval for Cotai casino

Shares in MGM China (2282:HK) jumped almost 6% last week after the announcement that the Macau government granted it approval for a new mega...

More gaming tables for Macau

The table cap for operating properties - currently set at 5,500 for the 2011-12 biennium - shall be increased in 2013, the Macau Secretary...

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...
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.
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.
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.