Good Morning. Australian gaming machine group Aristocrat is moving hard into the RMG space, announcing the acquisition of NeoGames for $1.2 billion, all to be settled with cash on hand. In Singapore, Genting announced strong results from Resorts World Sentosa, as regional visitation recovered, fuelling gaming demand. In the Philippines, GGR results continued to impress, at $1.24 billion, with Entertainment City shining. Okada Manila got a healthy piece of the pie, raising EBITDA by 226 percent quarterly, propping up Universal Entertainment’s drop in pachinko and pachislot sales.

ASEAN Gaming Summit, asia gaming ebrief, Philippines

What you need to know

On the radar

AGB Intelligence


Aristocrat, slots, slot machine

Aristocrat to acquire RMG giant NeoGames for $1.2 billion

Aristocrat aims to move heavily into the RMG space, announcing the acquisition of segment giant RMG for a whopping $1.2 billion, all in cash. The purchase is set to increase the group’s growth opportunities globally in the space, particularly in North America. The acquisition delivers four RMG business units – NeoGames, Pariplay, AspireCore and BtoBet – encompassing iLottery, iGaming and online sports betting solutions.

Industry Updates

  • Tangam Systems announces new partnerships in Asia for SODA software.
  • IBJR partners with the IBIA to develop actions for sports integrity in Brazil.