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Macau airport expects sharp drop in passengers through 2021

Macau’s international airport expects to receive 3.8 million passengers in 2021, only 40 percent of the 2019 figure, as the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic endures.

Cambodia airlines to suffers from low Chinese inflow

Despite a rising number of passenger arrivals to Cambodia’s international airports, along with new flight routes and destinations, the country’s airline sector appears to...

Nagasaki upgrades maritime transport infrastructure to boost IR bid

Nagasaki Prefecture is moving to upgrade its maritime transportation to and from Nagasaki Airport as part of its effort to boost its IR bid.

Genting M still interested in Hellinikon casino

Genting Malaysia Bhd is among three companies vying to develop an integrated resort at the former Hellinikon International Airport, near Athens in Greece.  According to...

Airport closure no effect on weekly GGR

The temporary closure of the Hong Kong International Airport has not had any effect on gross gaming revenue in Macau during that week, according...

Casinos may be permitted at Goa’s Mopa Airport

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant revealed to the legislative assembly that a concession agreement with a local infrastructure company could also allow the construction...

New Chitose Airport slots boosted by 20 percent

Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Keiichi Ishii has announced that the number of takeoff and landing slots at Hokkaido’s New Chitose Airport will be increased by 20 percent, effective next spring.

Domestic consortium enters talks to operate Hokkaido airports

A consortium led by Hokkaido Airport Terminal Company, operator of New Chitose Airport’s terminal buildings, has been chosen to enter exclusive talks with the...

Sikkim’s new airport to drive casino traffic

After waiting for almost a decade, Sikkim, nestled in the mountainous far north of India, finally got an airport in October, which is likely to provide a boost to gambling operators in the remote state.

Four consortia bidding to operate Hokkaido’s airports

A heavyweight battle between four major consortia is shaping up in Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, with the rights to operate seven airports over...
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...
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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.
AGB Webinar Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
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.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.