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Clark casino hotel breaks ground

  Eagle Sky Corp. broke ground on Hotel Midori Clark, a planned 2 billion peso ($49 million) casino hotel within the Clark Freeport Zone. The...

Melco Philippines raises $52 million

  Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corp. raised $52 million from the sale of treasury shares and received approval from the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission...

Philippine Legislators target slots contract

  Congressmen Angelo Palmones and Teddy Casiño called on government-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. to cancel a planned contract  to supply paper-based ticket-in/ticket-out technology...

PhilWeb steps up foreign push

  PhilWeb Corp is seeking approval to launch gaming ventures in countries including Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Mongolia and Palau. The company is...

PGMC to sue over loss of exclusive

  Philippine Gaming and Management Corp., a subsidiary of the Philippine arm (PM:BCOR) of Malaysia's Berjaya Corp., said it plans to sue the Philippine Charity...

Universal acknowledges error in $25 million payment

  Universal Entertainment Corp has concluded that a $25 million payment to a consultant with ties to Philippine gaming regulators was unjustified. The Japanese company...

Ayala not betting on casinos

  Ayala Land Inc., the largest Philippine property developer, has ruled out joining other major local companies pushing into the gambling industry. "We will stay...

Melco in $400 million local share offer

  Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corp. (PH:MCP), the local unit of Macau's Melco Crown Entertainment, has filed with regulators to sell up to 1.2 billion...

Bodog Asia recruits chief operating officer

  Greg Fermont, a veteran of several gambling-related companies in the Philippines, has been recruited to be chief operating officer of Bodog Asia, which has...

Manila Bay complex taking shape

  Belle Corp and Melco Crown Entertainment finalized their joint venture to operate the planned $1 billion Belle Grande Manila Bay casino hotel. The casino...

Getting through to the other side

We enter a week, and the final month of the year, with a global economy tipping wildly between extremes of optimism and pessimism.
Offshore casinos allowed to remain on River Mandovi

Coronavirus live updates: Goa offshore casino staff test Covid-19 positive

The latest news and updates on the Covid-19 (coronavirus) - with regularly updated information relating to new cases, travel restrictions and other information to...
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. 

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

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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.
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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.
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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.