Friday, July 30, 2021

Japan

covid variant

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.
Japan eSports

Thriving CS:GO virtual economy powers esports betting

In June, two virtual skins in the popular esports title Counterstrike: Global Offensive (CSGO) were sold for a record-breaking total of $780,000, the largest single transaction to date in CSGO history. 
Kyushu IR Promotion, japan

Nagasaki industry body to host 2nd human resource seminar

The Kyushu Nagasaki International Tourism Human Resource Development Consortium Preparatory Committee will hold its second seminar at the end of July aimed at sharing experiences from experts in the integrated resorts industry. 
Clairvest, Wakayama

Clairvest officially approved as Wakayama IR partner

The Wakayama prefectural government has officially approved Clairvest Neem Venture’s plans to develop an integrated resort in the city. 

OneTouch set to enter Japan with 12 localized games

Mobile-first casino games developer OneTouch is preparing to launch a series of premium, localised casino games in Japan in partnership with a well-established Japan-based studio.
MGM Osaka Air

Osaka IR in line with government vision, Wakayama approves Clairvest

MGM Resorts and Orix Corp.'s $9 billion Osaka IR in are in line with what the government had envisaged. Wakayama has officially approved Clairvest Neem Venture’s plans to develop an integrated resort in the city.

Niki Chyau Fwu fills out its Nagasaki consortium proposal

The Niki Chyau Fwu (Parkview) Group, one of the three finalists seeking to become the IR operator partner of Nagasaki Prefecture, has become the first operator to reveal most of its potential consortium.
MGM Osaka Air

MGM-Orix consortium proposes US$9.1 billion IR for Osaka

In what is widely regarded as positive news by local observers, it has emerged that the MGM-Orix consortium is proposing a JPY1 trillion (US$9.1 billion) investment level for its Osaka Yumeshima IR.
Fumiko Hayashi

Hayashi announces candidacy as Yokohama’s pro-IR hope

Fumiko Hayashi has announced her intention to run for a fourth term as mayor of Yokohama, and on her candidacy rides the fate of Yokohama’s IR bid.

Osaka IR looks lonely after local firms eschew contracts

At one point the most anticipated IR development, these are now lonely days for the Osaka Yumeshima IR, whose buzz has become nearly inaudible, following a dramatic shift in local business attitudes.
AGE, australasian gaming expo

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....
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.

Esports BAR Cannes

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.