Saturday, December 5, 2020

Manila

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.
Betradar, virtual sport

Can Asian operators capitalize on the virtual sports opportunity?

In just under two decades, virtual sports have gone from being a niche vertical dismissed by many as cartoon betting, to one of the fastest growing areas in gaming, with operators in Asia increasingly taking notice. Interest is undoubtedly strong amongst Asia's sports mad punters, however, slow turning wheels of regulation, or lack of rules, is holding back progress.
Solid Gaming

Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

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...

ASEAN Gaming Summit postponed to 2021 Q2

Given the continued uncertainty and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia Gaming Brief has decided to postpone this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit...

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.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

news, macau, gambling

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.
asia gaming briefings Sep 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.