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Manila lockdown could stretch up to two months: Nomura

Nomura analysts have warned that Manila’s “modified enhanced community quarantine” could stretch well past the two-week extension as announced by President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday evening. 
iGaming gets personal

iGaming gets personal

In Asia’s increasingly competitive online market, personalised communication is no longer the preserve of the high roller, with an increasing number of clients receiving individual attention in a bid to acquire and retain players. 

Widus Group delays property expansion under Covid-19 impact

The Widus Group, owner and developer of the Widus Hotel and Casino complex in Clark Freeport Zone, in the Philippines, says it has delayed the first phase of the property’s expansion to late 2021, amid Covid-19.
AGB Webinar Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

iGaming bonus abuse in focus at next AGB Webinar

Asia Gaming Brief's seventh edition of the AGB Webinar Series will look into one of the biggest problems facing Asia's iGaming industry of recent. "With...

Very few POGOs given green-light to restart operations

Only a handful of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations (POGOs) have been allowed to resume operations, with applications of others denied, or temporarily shelved due...
online gaming

Aggregators look beyond content to grow Asia’s online sector

Content aggregators have long been the go-to solution for operators looking to quickly and easily enter online markets in Asia.

DOLE increases requirements for foreign POGO workers

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has added extra hoops for foreign nationals applying for alien employment permits (AEP) and seeking to work...

POGOs not allowed to open until taxes paid

Not one POGO operator has been given the green light to operate as of now, with all of them instructed to pay their mandatory...

Asian online market evolves but slowly

The conditions prevalent in the markets of East Asia mean the evolution of a more recreational online player base is following a different path to how it occurred in Europe and suppliers need to be aware of changing patterns of behaviour.

Asia Pacific may be focus for casino M&A, investor says

Asia Pacific may become a focus for more mergers and acquisitions in the casino industry, CNBC television cited a senior investor as saying.
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.