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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...

Metro Manila quarantine strengthened and lengthened

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, responding to appeals from frontline medical workers battling Covid-19, has ordered a Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), the second-strictest designation,...

Manila general community quarantine extended to August 15

Metro Manila will have no relief from its Covid-19 related general community quarantine until at least August 15, according to a decision made by...

Belle Corp H1 revenue plunges as gaming evaporates

Belle Corp posted a 52 percent drop in first half revenue as its share of gaming revenue from City of Dreams Manila plunged 87 percent.

Tax authorities warn POGOs to pay tax before reopening

The Philippines’ Bureau of Internal Revenue has reiterated that Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) need to pay a 5-percent franchise tax before they can resume their operations and denied that the levy was a new cost for business.

Tougher quarantine restrictions a possibility for Manila

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque says that Manila could go into stricter quarantine measures if the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise. The spokesman made...

25,000 casino workers tested so far, all negative

More than 25,000 Macau casino workers have undergone COVID-19 tests so far, with no positive cases reported, according to the Macau Health Bureau.  According to...

GentingBet partners with XB Net for North American racing

XB Net, the leading provider of premium content for US horse and greyhound racing, has announced its latest partnership with GentingBet, the UK sportsbook...

SunTrust adds US$82 million deposit for Manila project

The Suncity Group Holdings has provided an additional US$82 million deposit, through its Philippines subsidiary Suntrust Home Developers, to Westside City Resort World, a...

PH Resorts pushing for early opening of Cebu resort

PH Resorts Group Holdings says it is pushing to open its Emerald Bay resort in late 2021, with the full first phase offering then to be available by the second quarter of 2022. 

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