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Philippines capital locks down ahead of Easter weekend

More than 25 million people in Manila have been ordered into a strict lockdown after the Philippines reported 9,838 new covid-19 cases on Saturday, the highest single-day increase.
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POGO sector seen as stabilizing

The outflow of online gambling operators from the Philippines is expected to slow, at least for the time being, following amendments to tax regulations and due to uncertainties in neighbouring jurisdictions.
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Jade CEO talks diversification, India and opportunities in the Philippines

Twelve months ago, Jade Entertainment and Gaming Technologies was primarily a land-based gaming supplier, based in the Philippines. Then along came Covid-19, which forced the company to swiftly change tack and reinvent itself over the course of the year.
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SunCity offloads property arm to focus on gaming

SunCity’s Philippines subsidiary, Suntrust Home Developers is doubling down on its Philippines casino business by offloading its non-core property business.

SimplePlay: Vanessa saves the world

Slot provider SimplePlay has launched a new slot game, “Vanessa.” The game features a schoolgirl with special powers. In her world, a lady villain threatens the world and everyone’s survival.
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Zitro: Innovation and fun in bingo

Dragon lamp Progressive is the latest video bingo sensation from global gaming supplier Zitro, that is keeping players dazzled in the Philippines, and elsewhere in the world where it has been installed. Providing a 180 degrees spin to the traditional video bingo, this new system is called to change forever the way of playing video bingo.

RWM parent announces free vaccines for all employees

Alliance Global, the parent company of Resorts World Manila, has said that it will provide free vaccines to all group employees.

PAGCOR releases P414m in funds under MPEC project

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has already released a total of P413,950,000 out of its P2 billion budget for the construction of typhoon-resilient evacuation centers around the country.
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Pandemic sparks live casino innovation

The closure of physical casinos and suspension of sports tournaments in 2020 resulted in a banner year for live casino products. Experts believe that even as we return to normality, the live casino boom will be far from over. 

Bloomberry COO says challenges have made Solaire more resilient

Bloomberry Resorts' Solaire Resort & Casino is marking its eighth birthday, with Chief Operating Officer Thomas Arasi saying that the "challenges we faced have made us more resilient during great adversity and uncertainty."
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.