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Bloomberry opens Solaire Manila next month

  Bloomberry Resorts Corp. (BLOOM:PH) is gearing up to open phase one of its USD $1.2 billion Integrated Resort Solaire Manila, on March 16. Located...

Philippines spare casinos from tougher money laundering regulations

  Casinos were given a free pass as Congress passed a tougher law against money-laundering, but protected the government’s bid to chase mega-dollars in Asia’s...

MPEL readies for Manila

A 93 percent stake of Philippine based Manchester International Holdings Unlimited Corp. (MIH) is being bought by Melco Crown Entertainment (Nasdaq: MPEL) at USD...

Bodog launches Asia mobile interface partnered with ONEworks to develop and launch new smartphone and WAP interfaces for the Asian markets. While smartphone usage is rising in the...

Pagcor estimates $1.08 bln gross revenue in 2013

Cristino L. Naguiat Jr., chairman and chief executive of Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) expects to reach USD $1.08 billion in gross revenue...

Pagcor income tax breaks P1 billion mark in 2012

  The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor), which oversees the casino gaming operations in the Philippines, will pay a total of USD $135 million to...

PhilWeb reports 20% net income growth in 2012

  Asian gaming firm PhilWeb Corp. has reported a 20-percent year-on-year rise in its net income in 2012 to USD $27 million, with the fastest...
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

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...
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.