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Border town attracting scams

  Up to 25 Vietnamese have been arrested and given prison terms in Bavet, a city near the Vietnam border, for holding captive gamblers unable...

NagaWorld fires staff over strike

  NagaWorld has "terminated/suspended" 413 workers for participating in what the casino called an illegal strike. About 1,000 staff have been on strike for two...

NagaWorld worker protest broken up

  NagaWorld security guards and police broke up a protest involving more than 500 workers who had been picketing in a park across the street...

ACDL to manage Ho Tram on own

    Asian Coast Development (Canada) Ltd. plans to open the casino and first hotel tower in the Ho Tram resort complex on July 26 under...

Soccer gambling den busted

  More than 30 police raided a soccer gambling den in an apartment in Pattaya, arresting 53 suspected gamblers and seizing 70,000 baht in cash...

Queenco cheered by early results

Queenco Leisure International Ltd. generated  €500,000 ($654,000) in gross gaming revenue from its new casino in Sihanoukville. The London-listed company posted earnings before interest,...

Gambling laws to be reviewed

  Myanmar will review the status of gambling under its 1993 tourism law under a tourism master plan developed with the Asian Development Bank and...

Former policeman jailed in gambler’s death

  A former policeman was sentenced to two years' imprisonment for manslaughter over the death of a gambler in Bac Giang province. Sergeant Major Nguyen...

Nathan sues Asian Coast and shareholders

  Lloyd Nathan, chief executive of Asian Coast Development Ltd., which is developing the Ho Tram Strip casino resort complex near Vung Tau, has sued...

Police net 55 in city raids

  Da Nang police raided a cafe and arrested 30 gamblers and seized 14 gambling machines and 26 million dong ($1,250). The cafe had been...
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.