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DFNN to introduce e-sabong in Philippines 

Philippines-listed gaming provider DFNN Group announced on Thursday it will be introducing e-sabong (online cockfighting) as new gaming content under license from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR).
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PH Resorts eyes Japan’s high rollers with junket accord

PH Resorts, which is developing the Emerald Bay resort on Cebu, has signed an accord with a junket operator aimed at tapping into Japan’s VIP market.

SJM to raise about $197m through HK$ and MOP note issue

SJM Holdings said it expects to raise net proceeds of HK$1.24 billion ($159.6 million) and MOP298 million ($37.2 million) from an issue of senior notes in Hong Kong and Macau. The notes will carry interest of 3.9 percent. 

Suntrust board appoints Westside Resorts World directors Andrew Lo, David Chua

Suntrust Home Developers Inc, the company behind the Westside Resorts World project in Manila has appointed two high-profile executives to its board of directors. 

PAGCOR grants first PHP25m for Leyte Evacuation Centre

A coastal municipality in Southern Leyte will soon have a safe shelter for its locals during typhoons and other calamities after the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) released the first tranche of funding for the construction of a Multi-purpose Evacuation Center Project (MPEC) in the town of Silago.
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Philippines Q1 GGR down 28 percent year-on-year, gains sequentially

The Philippines generated PHP30.02 billion ($624.9 million) in gross gambling revenue in Q1, down 28 percent from the same period last year, but higher than the PHP25.79 billion recorded in the final quarter of the year.

Domingo highlights live shots and e-sabong in Philippines 2021 recovery plan

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation chairwoman Andrea Domingo is placing her hopes on new online gaming initiatives in the country to boost industry revenue this year. 

PAGCOR officials pool funds to provide meals to low-income families

As the ongoing pandemic continues to affect the livelihood of many Filipinos, the top management of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) volunteered to pool their personal funds to help provide healthy meals to some low-income families in urban communities.
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Two e-sabong firms to start operations this month

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) Chair Andrea Domingo said two operators have been granted permission to begin e-sabong operations this month after fully paying their license fees.
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PH Resorts on track to open Cebu resort before end of 2021

PH Resorts Group’s Emerald Bay casino resort is set to open before the end of the year despite difficult market conditions. The company said the new resort will target Asia’s growing gaming market.
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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....
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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.
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.