Thursday, January 20, 2022

NUMB3RS

Asia’s casinos opened for majority of 2021

Despite the impact of the Covid-19 delta strain on Asia’s key gaming jurisdictions, most casinos in Asia managed to stay open and operational for the majority of the 2021 calendar year. 

Macau 2021 GGR reaches 30% of pre-pandemic levels

Continued recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic saw Macau casino GGR rise 43.7 percent year-on-year in 2021, though the number is still less than a third of pre-pandemic GGR of 2019.

Macau analysts forecast 4Q21 GGR and EBITDA

Macau’s 4Q21 GGR and EBITDA are not expected to vary significantly from the previous quarter, with the rise in mass gaming revenues offset by the closure of junket rooms from December.

Where to find Asia’s wealthy

After five years of dominating growth, Asia Pacific’s high net worth individuals (HNWI) and ultra-high net worth (UNHWI) population and wealth numbers slumped into third place in 2020, though structural advantages, such as a younger population and robust economic momentum is expected to drive a resurgence.

Asia’s vaccination rates beat globe

Asia has now surpassed the globe in full-vaccination rates, with 49 percent of Asia's population now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, compared to only 44 percent globally.

Omicron is a cause for concern, but not panic

A new variant of SARS-CoV-2, known as B.1.1.529 or Omicron started to make global headlines over the weekend, with many fearing it could bring forth another wave of infection and lockdowns akin to the highly-contagious Delta strain earlier this year. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Regulating the Game 2022

Regulating The Game 2022 is a prestigious 5-day education program designed to build individual and organisational capability, deepen sector knowledge and advance thinking and...

ASEAN Gaming Summit 2022

We’re very excited to finally be able to start preparing for the return of the ASEAN Gaming Summit, which will run on March 21-23, 2022...

SPiCE India 2022

The third edition of SPiCE India (Strategic Platform for iGaming Conference & Exhibition) to be held at the Goa Marriott Resort & Spa, and...

ICE London 2022

Clarion Gaming has confirmed that ICE London, ICE VOX and iGB Affiliate London will be held April 12th to the 14th after having had to cancel its February slot due to the rampant spread of the Omicron variant in the U.K.

iGB Affiliate London 2022

Clarion Gaming has confirmed that ICE London, ICE VOX and iGB Affiliate London will be held April 12th to the 14th after having had to cancel its February slot due to the rampant spread of the Omicron variant in the U.K.

iGaming NEXT New York City 2022

Boutique gaming and investment event iGaming NEXT New York City ’22 has been rescheduled to take place on May 12-13, 2022, at Convene at 177 West...

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2022

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....

UPCOMING EVENTS