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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...

Police and military charged with murder for gambling massacre

  President Benigno Aquino has ordered an investigation into a mass shooting of a supposed criminal gang after it was discovered that among those killed...

Investors focused on gaming stocks

  Philippine stocks rallied again this week after a sell-off last Monday, with gaming stocks being a particular focus for investors.  It is expected that...

Credit Suisse bullish about The Philippines gaming market

In its new research note entitled “Let the Games Begin”, Credit Suisse declared that it was positive about the prospects of the Philippine gaming...

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...

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.