Friday, May 7, 2021

Macau

Macau licensed record 235 junkets

  Official data shows that the number of VIP gaming promoters operating legally in Macau is the highest ever. There are 235 licensed companies and...

Wynn chooses Leighton for Cotai

  A subsidiary of Australian-based Leighton Holdings, Leighton Asia, has been chosen by Wynn Macau (1128:HK) to design and build its maiden property in Cotai....

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...

Mobile gambling growth prompts acquisition by Citic

Citic Telecom International Holdings Ltd. (1883:HK) has decided to buy 79% of Macau phone operator CTM for the noteworthy amount of USD $1.16 billion....

Smoking grief rises

The smoking ban that took effect on the first day of the year is creating grief across the industry. Operators, faced with last minute...

Chinese lottery monopoly extended

The Macau government will soon renew the contract with Sociedade de Lotarias Wing Hing Lda albeit with some changes. The company has held the...
AGE at ICC Sydney

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.
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.
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.