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Widus and PAGCOR team up for aid to indigenous communities

Widus Foundation, in partnership with the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR), National Commission on Indigenous Peoples Region 3, Widus Hotel and Casino Clark and Clark Marriott together with the Philippine Air Force-Air Defense Command Clark, JCI Mabalacat, and Local Government Units gave PHP1.6 million (US$33,600) worth of learning materials and food packs to indigenous communities.
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More Covid setbacks for Asian jurisdictions

It’s not been a good week for anyone hoping for a faster opening of travel markets around Asia, with the Philippines, Cambodia and Hong Kong all reporting Covid setbacks.

Philippines suspends foreign entrants until April 19

The Philippines has banned foreigners from entering the country and returning overseas Filipinos from March 20 until April 19 after a new Covid spike and new variants.
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A glass half full – GGR from 2019 to 2020 [Infographic]

This week's "By The Numb3rs" compares the change in land-based casino gross gaming revenues (GGR) across five key gaming jurisdictions in Asia-Pacific.

Okada gets second five-star Forbes nod

Okada Manila has received its second five-star rating from Forbes Travel Guide, a testament to how it consistently offers unparalleled service and innovative features, making it a world-class resort.
Colin Mansfield, credit ratings

Interview with Colin Mansfield: Focus on credit [video]

Colin Mansfield, an analyst with Fitch Ratings, spoke with Asia Gaming Brief's Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about the impact of the Covid crisis on the balance sheets and credit ratings of Asia's operators and the road to recovery.

Solid Gaming strikes Asia content deal with Spribe

Solid Gaming has signed a content deal with Spribe, an innovative and engaging developer of casino games.

Government says Philippines ready to move to cashless society

The Philippines government has expressed confidence that it is ready to transform the Philippines into a cashless society, given that the country is still grappling with the pandemic.
Online gambling offices

Online gambling outflow from Philippines 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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Covid speeds online push, highlights need for diversity

The eGaming sector globally has not been immune from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with businesses being affected in a myriad of different ways. 
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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.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

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.
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.