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Chinese VIPs bring up profits for Paradise

Casino revenues rose 19.7 percent for operator Paradise Co. to 127.66 billion won ($114.8 million). At its flagship Walker Hill casino in Seoul, revenues...

Grand Korea reports 2.1 percent rise in casino revenue

Casino revenues rose 2.1 percent for operator Grand Korea Leisure Co. to 129 billion won ($116 million) in the second quarter from the April-June...

Eightcity plan sinks

Incheon officials said the proposed $290 billion Eightcity mega-resort project had collapsed after hotelier Kempinski AG, a member of the development group, failed to...

Caesars and Lippo mull appeal options

  Caesars Entertainment Corp. and partner Lippo Group Ltd. each said they are still considering whether to appeal the decision by South Korea’s Ministry of...

Police crackdown on illegal gambling ring

  Police cracked down on an illegal gambling ring that organized games online disguised as “bookmaking activity.” According to local media, the website was registered...

Korean cruise ship casinos likely to be foreigner-only

  The government will move forward with legislation to govern the operation of foreigner-only casinos on South Korea-based cruise ships in a bid to help...

Korean soldiers accessing gambling sites from bases

  South Korean military officials said that 230 enlisted troops and low-ranking officers have logged onto online gambling sites while on base this year, up...

TV host sent to prison for gambling

  A Seoul judge has sentenced Kim Yong-man, a prominent television host and comedian, to eight months in jail and two years' probation for illegal...

Paradise/ Sega JV acquires Incheon casino

  A  joint venture by a South Korean casino operator and Japanese gaming company has acquired the Paradise Casino Incheon in a step toward the...

Ho-backed Summit Ascent in Russia move

  Summit Ascent Holdings Ltd. says it had entered into a preliminary agreement for a gaming resort development investment in Russia, with a deadline set...
AGE at ICC Sydney, 2021

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.

Regulating the Game 2021

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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.