Friday, May 7, 2021

Nepal

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,...

Tiger Palace Resort accused of misusing loan

Santosh Tamu, an employee of Tiger Palace Resort in Nepal, has filed a complaint against the resort at Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB). According to Tamu, the resort has diverted the loan taken from Prime Commercial Bank to a casino.
Biratnagar hotel site

Nepal attracts hotel investors, new casino

Nepal has not lost its allure for international hotel groups, who recognize its potential as a playground for India, with at least two new...

India’s Lemon Tree to open hotel/casino in Nepal

India's Lemon Tree hotel has signed an accord to open a hotel with an adjacent casino in Nepal's industrial capital Biratnagar.

Tiger Palace Resort in Nepal reopens after nearly a year

Tiger Palace Resort, Bhairahawa in Nepal has reopened its facilities for the first time in over a year, welcoming the Nepal Tourism Board CEO as its "first guest" after Covid.

Nepal hotel association reaches accord on pay cuts

The Hotel Association Nepal has reached an accord with workers' unions under which the pay of staff will be cut by about half. Employees will also work turns and if they are not on duty they will not be paid.

Nepal hotel industry seeks more cost cuts to survive

Nepal's hotel industry is struggling to stay afloat given the border restrictions due to Covid-19 and is seeking to implement a "no-work, no pay" system for employees. 
Mike Bolsover Podcast -AGB

Silver Heritage Mike Bolsover on the state of Nepal [Podcast]

Mike Bolsover sits down with Asia Gaming Brief executive editor Michael Penn about Nepal's gaming industry, what's in store for Silver Heritage Group, and how Bhairahawa Resort stands in terms of construction and the pandemic impact.
Tiger Palace Nepal

Silver Heritage reportedly lays off Tiger Palace staff

Troubled Australia-listed operator Silver Heritage Group has reportedly laid off about 400 staff at its Tiger Palace Bhairahawa in Nepal, according to a report...
Tiger Palace Resort, Nepal

Australia firms’ experience highlights risks of Asia markets

In recent years two companies, Donaco International and Silver Heritage, listed on the Australian Securities Exchange with the high ambition to crack the Asian casino market. However, as the new decade begins, both of these firms face deep crises. To what extent did they fail in the face of common challenges?
AGE at ICC Sydney

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.
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.