Thursday, January 21, 2021

Malaysia

Multi-Purpose sets date for spinoff of non-gaming businesses

  Multi-Purpose Holdings Bhd said it expected to spin off its non-gaming assets into a new listing by June 25. The spinoff of the hotel,...

Guoco sells down Blue Square

  Guoco Group's UK-based Rank Group PLC unit sold key assets of its online sports betting business Blue Square to rival Betfair for £5 million...

Kelantan numbers games

  Illegal lotteries, or numbers games, in Kelantan state are generating an estimated 140 million-150 million ringgit ($44 million-$47 million) a month in revenue according...

Sabah gaming parlors raided

  Police arrested four men allegedly operating illegal gambling machines at three sites in two Sabah towns. The police seized 34 computers in the raids...

Genting Group to build Asian-themed Resorts World in Vegas

  The US gaming market was surprised this week by the announcement that Genting Group it is to buy the site of Boyd Gaming’s aborted...

Genting set for expansion year

The Genting Group could be in for an event-driven year according to CIMB Research. The research firm believes the Group is in expansion mode...
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...
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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.
AGB Webinar Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
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.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.