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Singapore FM sees no quick recovery for Asia air travel

Singapore's Finance Minister said he sees no prospect of air travel returning between Asian nations any time soon due to recurring waves of Covid infections.

Norwich scandal highlights online regulatory challenge

English Premier League Club Norwich City this month had to dump its lead Asia-facing sponsor due to inappropriate advertising, highlighting the difficulties of regulating global online gaming, even in a jurisdiction regarded as one of the gold standards.

Waterfront sees soft-opening of casino at fire damaged Manila casino in Q1, 2022

Waterfront Philippines said it expects to hold a soft-opening of the podium at its fire-damaged Waterfront Manila Pavilion Hotel in Q1, 2022.
Waterfront Philippines

Waterfront Philippines swings to Q1 loss

Waterfront Philippines, which operates casinos in Manila, Cebu and Davao, swung to a loss of PHP1.5 million ($31,700) in the first quarter compared with a profit of PHP75.25 the year earlier as Covid-related closures and restrictions continued.
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Greater Manila to remain under quarantine until end of June

The National Capital Region (NCR) Plus, composed of Metro Manila, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna, and Cavite, will remain under general community quarantine (GCQ) until the end of June, President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Monday.

U.S. judge dismisses wrongful death lawsuit against Resorts World Manila

A Las Vegas court has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of two victims in the 2017 attack on Resorts World Manila.

Jade expands as sportsbook service provider

Jade Entertainment, has announced a dual-sportsbook launch for the Indian and Philippines markets.
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.

Bloomberry Foundation builds five family care centres

Bloomberry Cultural Foundation, Inc. (BCFI), the corporate social responsibility arm of Solaire Resort and Casino, is continuing its social projects, including the construction of family care centres. 

Genting Malaysia closed again, but group impact less than 2020

Genting Malaysia's flagship property Resorts World Genting is expected to be locked down for at least three months as the country battles another outbreak of Covid, however, this year is unlikely to be as bad as 2020 as other global properties reopen, Maybank Investment Bank said.
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.