Monday, June 14, 2021

India

Call for closure of Goa offshore casino “superspreaders”

Medical professionals are calling for the closure of offshore casinos, which they claim could be one of the “superspreaders” of the Covid-19 virus.

Delta Corp reports 3.2M net loss, sales drop

Indian gaming operator Delta Corp reported a net loss of Rs. 24.1 crore (US$3.2 million) in the year ended March 2021, with net sales falling 45.8 percent compared to the prior-year period.

Goa casinos ask for license fee waiver

Delta Corp and the casino industry in Goa has asked for a waiver in license fees for the period the properties were forced to close last year due to the pandemic.

Nazara sees massive jump in gamified learning revenue

Indian online gaming firm Nazara Technologies has announced an 84 percent increase in its revenue in the financial year 2021, reaching $61 million. 
Which casinos are open?

Which casinos are open?

With so many lockdowns and restrictions happening across Asia's gaming jurisdictions, it is easy to lose track of which casinos are currently open, closed,...

Asian economy set for 6.5 percent growth in 2021

The Asian economy is expected to grow 6.5 percent in 2021, and will be a strong part of sustainable global recovery, according to reports released by the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Sunday. 

APAC to get 820 more hotels in 2021, more in pipeline

Despite Covid-mandated travel restrictions, the number of new hotels will continue to expand in 2021 with 820 hotel projects and 190,332 rooms due to go live in the Asia Pacific region.

Goa hotel occupancy falls amidst new Covid cases

Hotel occupancy in Goa has dropped some 25 to 30 percent due to new travel restrictions imposed in neighbouring states to curb a spike in Covid cases. 

Nazara Technologies stock jumps 80% in market debut

Shares of Indian mobile gaming platform Nazara Technologies surged more than 80 percent in their market debut on Tuesday, with the initial public offering raising about $80 million.

Illegal casino busted in Delhi hotel

An illegal casino allegedly functioning out of Radisson Blu Hotel in southwest Delhi’s Mahipalpur was busted on Saturday night, with fourteen people arrested.
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.