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Ho Tram eyes more intl/MICE business with rebrand

Vietnam’s first integrated resort has completed its rebranding, which was designed to bring in more international travelers and take greater advantage of the country’s booming MICE space, although the grand unveiling has been put on hold due to the Covid situation. 
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Covid roundup: restrictions tighten across Asia

Numerous nations in Asia on Wednesday reported record rises in new Covid-19 cases, as the Delta variant continues to affect the region.
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Cambodia govt expecting November border reopening

The Cambodian government is aiming for a reopening of its country’s borders in November of this year, though some inside sources are expecting it could be December or early 2022 realistically. 
Nagaworld

Nagaworld closure extended to at least Aug. 6th

Nagacorp's NagaWorld in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh will remain closed for a further 14 days until at least August 6th as authorities seek to rein in Covid cases.
Royal Ha Long hotel

Royal HaLong reports 7th consecutive quarter of loss 

The owner of the Royal Ha Long Bay Casino in Quang Ninh has reported its seventh consecutive quarter of loss in 21Q1, as the region continues to be impacted by border restrictions. 

Laos denied petition to seize U.S. assets to settle casino debt

The government of Laos has been denied a petition to seize lakefront properties in the U.S. state of Idaho in its attempt to enforce a $3.7 million settlement related to casino projects in the country.
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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”.

Asian nations continue to struggle with Covid

Asian nations are still struggling to fight the pandemic, as new data emerges of infection rates and record numbers of cases.
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Naga share price fall seen as strong buying opportunity

The steep fall in the shares of Hong Kong-listed Nagacorp present a good buying opportunity for investors, according to Seeking Alpha. 

Yatai presses on with Myanmar casino city, seeks staff

Hong Kong-registered Yatai International Holdings is pressing ahead with a controversial multi-billion dollar casino city in Myanmar and is seeking to hire staff despite Covid restrictions. 
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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....
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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.

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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.