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Hong Kong, Sing, to achieve widespread vaccine coverage by 2021

Hong Kong and Singapore will be the first two countries in Asia to achieve widespread vaccination coverage (60-70 percent of population) by the end...
Sharon Singleton

Looking for silver linings

It’s a term that’s frequently over-used, but if you were a land-based gaming operator in Asia last year, it truly was an “annus horribilis.”

LVS committee to probe money laundering protocols at MBS

Las Vegas Sands has set up a special committee to review AML controls at its Marina Bay Sands casino in Singapore and has hired U.S. law firm Vinson & Elkins LLP to assist.
Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay pay queried

Genting Spore says executive/chairman pay fell, not rose

Executive compensation is often a thorny issue, especially if the company is underperforming, though an apparent doubling in Genting Singapore Chairman Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay’s remuneration in a year when profit fell by 90 percent raised the interest of the Singapore Stock Exchange.

Genting Spore. explains pay policy after chairman’s wages double

Genting Singapore has been asked to explain its executive remuneration policies to the Singapore Stock Exchange after Chairman Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay's pay doubled even though the company reported a 90 percent drop in 2020 profit.

Genting Spore says outlook challenging, projects continue

Genting Singapore Executive Chairman Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay said the outlook for the group continues to be challenging due to the Covid crisis, however, the company is excited about its expansion plans in Singapore and Japan.

Genting Singapore liquidates aviation arm

Genting Singapore announced that Genting Singapore Aviation, the company’s direct wholly-owned subsidiary, incorporated in the Cayman Islands, was placed under voluntary liquidation.

500 .com moving headquarters from Shenzhen to Singapore

500 .com, the troubled sports lottery company that is transforming into a bitcoin firm, announced its decision to relocate its headquarters from Shenzhen to Singapore.

Pandemic-era Genting Singapore cruises reach 100,000 passengers

Genting’s Dream Cruises and the Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore have welcomed their 100,000th passenger onboard World Dream since the start of “safe pilot cruises” in the city on November 6, 2020.
Asia, GGR, infographic

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.
life after pogos

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.