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NagaCorp posts net profit, sees strong H2 bounce back

NagaCorp succeeded in posting a net profit of $102.3 million in 2020 despite the Covid-19 pandemic, driven by a strong recovery in the second half, led by the premium mass sector.
Sihanoukville Covid resurgence

Sihanoukville goes into lockdown

“No In and No Out” is the watchword in Sihanoukville as authorities grapple with a local Covid resurgence that has reached over a hundred people in recent days.

Donaco sees improvement in slot business after restructuring

Donaco International said it expects to see a pick up in its slot machine business at the Star Vegas casino in Cambodia after new management restructured the machines to better suit the taste of its clients.
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NagaWorld temporarily closes as Covid-19 detected among staff

Hong Kong-listed NagaCorp has announced the voluntary suspension of operations at its NagaWorld property in Phnom Penh after several staff were found positive for Covid-19, as well as a rise in Covid-19 community transmissions in the country. 

Sihanoukville urges against travel as Covid cases rise

Authorities in Sihanoukville have warned visitors not to come to the city and urged its residents to stay in place to curb the spread of a new outbreak of Covid-19.

Donaco H1 EBITDA positive after late year improvement

Donaco International, the operators of casinos in Cambodia and Vietnam, said it had positive EBITDA of A$0.2 million in the first half of the fiscal year after the final three quarters of the year generated $2.7million. Revenue declined to $6.3 million from $40.9 million.
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Macau, Cambodia to lead gaming recovery: Colliers

Macau GGR recovery will be driven by premium mass, whilst Cambodia’s gaming recovery will be driven by the VIP segment, according to analysts at Colliers International. 

Sihanoukville’s Jin Bei closed after Covid case

All three segments of the Jin Bei Hotel as well as the Horng Gon Chea Yi Hotel in Sihanoukville have been closed down after two Chinese women were diagnosed with Covid-19.

Cambodia, Macau seen as leading casino recovery: Colliers

Cambodia and Macau are expected to lead the recovery in Asia-Pacific gaming this year, trailed by Singapore and the Philippines, according to a report from Colliers International. Cambodia's gross gambling revenue may hit 60 percent of its pre-Covid base.

APAC tourism to pick up in H2, but will remain low: Fitch

Fitch Ratings predicts a slow return in international tourism flows across the Asia Pacific to begin in 2H21, but arrivals will remain well below pre-pandemic levels and projections will depend on virus containment and effective vaccine distribution.
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.