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Summit Ascent GGR to rise 190% for two years: BoA

Bank of America/Merrill Lynch has added its voice to other recent commentary pointing to significant upside for Summit Ascent due to optimism over its projects in Russia and the Philippines.

Philippines’ gaming tax regime provides advantage

The Philippines’ gaming tax regime puts it at an advantage over some Asian peers and makes the business commercially viable, according to gaming industry consulting firm The Innovation Group.

Macau hotel occupancy sees “meaningful” improvement: MS

Hotel occupancy rates in the run up to and during the Golden Week holiday are seeing “meaningful” improvement, but average daily rates remain weak, Morgan Stanley says in a note. 

All in at G2E

Betradar, a supplier of sports and betting-related data, will present its highly diversified product portfolio, including the latest innovations in betting, content and gaming...

Macau’s drive for diversification faces uphill climb

As Macau tries to emulate the Las Vegas model and set itself on a path of diversification, the city’s biggest strength - its proximity...

Macau casino industry lacks sustainable development says academic

There is an imbalance, limited consensus and lack of sustainable development within Macau’s tourism and casino industry, an academic from Macau University wrote in...

UBS takes less cautious view on Macau

UBS analysts said they are moving away from a cautious view of Macau’s gaming industry and taking a more constructive stance following the recent...

Galaxy chairman says Phase II weak though early days

Gambling at Galaxy’s recent expansion has been weaker than expected, chairman Lui Che Woo told reporters in Hong Kong after the company’s annual general...

Melco Crown stock leads decline in HK trading

Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. is leading the decline in Hong Kong trading, down 5.1 percent to HK$50.85, after stocks tumbled amid several analysts slashing...

Galaxy delivers solid opening as competition likely to intensify: UBS

Galaxy Entertainment Group delivered a “solid opening” of the $2.7 billion Galaxy Macau phase 2 and Broadway Macau properties, said UBS, with Broadway bringing...

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America. The company is now accelerating its slots expansion campaign in Asia
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.
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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.
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.
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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.