Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

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IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING

Sharon Singleton,Asia Gaming Brief

Asia tourism authorities to struggle to fill China hole

After two long years and numerous stops and starts it appears that Southeast Asia’s reopening to tourism is becoming a reality as more countries drop their inbound quarantine requirements.
Macau, Cotai strip

Stock optimism collapses as Covid fears gain

Macau’s operators now have more clarity when it comes to the regulatory framework affecting their business, though they are still in the dark when it comes to the post-Covid recovery prospects, with some analysts predicting another lost year.
Philippines,PIGOs-update-Webinar

Dialogue needed for PIGO industry development

Operators and service providers in the Philippines want more dialogue with the government over the taxation and regulation of domestic online gaming (PIGO) to help them better compete with rampant illegal gambling.
Vietnam-Sun-World-Ba-Na-Hills

Growth forecast as borders open and pre-pandemic visa measures return

Vietnam is one of Asia’s gaming jurisdictions tipped for a strong recovery, with its borders officially reopening for tourism from mid-March and its pre-pandemic visa systems restored.
Cambodia,tourism,Covid

Light seen at the end of the Covid tunnel

Cambodia is seeing a slow trickle of tourism return from covid, with optimism that business will bounce back strongly once full normality has resumed.
Asia, tourism, Australia

Eyes turning back to Asia for tourism growth

Australia’s casinos have seen strong support from the domestic market during Covid, but are now hoping for the return of Asian tourists to drive further growth.
South-Korea,reopens-borders,chinese-tourists

South Korea reopens borders, but lack of Chinese tourists to weigh

South Korea reopened its borders to vaccinated travelers from April 1st, providing some relief for its foreigner-only casinos, but recovery is expected to be a long haul given the lack of Chinese visitation.
Nepal,casinos

India attraction remains key driver for Nepal casinos

Nepal’s casino industry has been attracting foreign investor interest, due to the allure of its proximity to India, though it is yet to breakthrough as a premier gaming destination with numerous setbacks over recent years.
India,racing-industry,online-gambling

Online gambling, international streaming, support racing industry

India’s 200-year old horse racing industry is attracting international interest as online gambling and access to an increasing number of international fixtures bolsters revenue.

JURISDICTIONS UPDATES


Sharon Singleton,Asia Gaming Brief

Asia tourism authorities to struggle to fill China hole

After two long years and numerous stops and starts it appears that Southeast Asia’s reopening to tourism is becoming a reality as more countries drop their inbound quarantine requirements.
Macau, Cotai strip

Stock optimism collapses as Covid fears gain

Macau’s operators now have more clarity when it comes to the regulatory framework affecting their business, though they are still in the dark when it comes to the post-Covid recovery prospects, with some analysts predicting another lost year.
Philippines,PIGOs-update-Webinar

Dialogue needed for PIGO industry development

Operators and service providers in the Philippines want more dialogue with the government over the taxation and regulation of domestic online gaming (PIGO) to help them better compete with rampant illegal gambling.
Vietnam-Sun-World-Ba-Na-Hills

Growth forecast as borders open and pre-pandemic visa measures return

Vietnam is one of Asia’s gaming jurisdictions tipped for a strong recovery, with its borders officially reopening for tourism from mid-March and its pre-pandemic visa systems restored.
Cambodia,tourism,Covid

Light seen at the end of the Covid tunnel

Cambodia is seeing a slow trickle of tourism return from covid, with optimism that business will bounce back strongly once full normality has resumed.
Asia, tourism, Australia

Eyes turning back to Asia for tourism growth

Australia’s casinos have seen strong support from the domestic market during Covid, but are now hoping for the return of Asian tourists to drive further growth.
South-Korea,reopens-borders,chinese-tourists

South Korea reopens borders, but lack of Chinese tourists to weigh

South Korea reopened its borders to vaccinated travelers from April 1st, providing some relief for its foreigner-only casinos, but recovery is expected to be a long haul given the lack of Chinese visitation.
Nepal,casinos

India attraction remains key driver for Nepal casinos

Nepal’s casino industry has been attracting foreign investor interest, due to the allure of its proximity to India, though it is yet to breakthrough as a premier gaming destination with numerous setbacks over recent years.
India,racing-industry,online-gambling

Online gambling, international streaming, support racing industry

India’s 200-year old horse racing industry is attracting international interest as online gambling and access to an increasing number of international fixtures bolsters revenue.

LAST WORD


Sharon Singleton,Asia Gaming Brief

Asia tourism authorities to struggle to fill China hole

After two long years and numerous stops and starts it appears that Southeast Asia’s reopening to tourism is becoming a reality as more countries drop their inbound quarantine requirements.

SUPPLIER SPECIAL REPORT

asia gaming brief sbc conference

This year, Asia Gaming Brief was selected to be the Premier Media Partner – Asia for SBC Barcelona Digital Summit, held from 8-11 September 2020.

A landmark event for the sports betting industry, more than 10,000 delegates from around the world tuned in over the four-day digital conference and exhibition, in what would have been a mammoth task for the organizers.



 

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