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Silver lining for gambling industry amidst global clouds

Political and economic uncertainty prevail as we enter 2016, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing for the global gaming industry. In fact it may be one of the few bright spots on the global investment stage in 2016 and 2017. 

Betfair – Paddy Power merger on course for 16Q1

The merger between Paddy Power and Betfair is all set to be completed early next year, according to Betfair CEO Breon Corcoran.  During the exchange...

Louis XIII luxury hotel to launch mid 2016

Louis XIII Holdings Ltd said in a filing that its exclusive luxury casino hotel in Macau is on schedule to launch in the middle...

VIP business not expected to rebound next year says Sands

Sands China’s management believes the VIP business is structurally challenging and does not expect a strong rebound next year, Citi Research said following an...

Bloomberry’s Razon optimistic for 2016

The anticipated high rollers entering the Philippines will still mainly come from Southeast Asia, not China, news website Rappler reports. "Our high rollers in the...

Macau GGR results in August still a disappointment, growth in 2016 unrealistic: DB

Despite Macau’s gross gaming revenue results beating expectations, August’s overall result was disappointing with growth in 2016 seeming “unrealistic,” according to Deutsche Bank analysts. Gaming...

VIP growth seen resuming in 2016 if anti-corruption drive abates

Analysts at Sanford Bernstein predict that once the impact from China’s anti-corruption drive and economic effects have been absorbed by Macau’s gaming industry, the...

Macau economy to grow again in 2016: EIU

The Economist Intelligence Unit has predicted Macau’s economy will start growing again in 2016, with real growth of 5.3 percent, according to the latest...

UBS lowers its 2015/16 Macau outlook

UBS said it expects further downside revisions to Macau’s gross gaming revenues amid continued pressure on high-roller gaming due to uncertainty over junket regulations...
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.