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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...

Galaxy allocation in line with expectations: UBS

The Macau government has granted 150 new tables to Galaxy Macau phase 2, a number in line with what the industry expected after 200...
Solid Gaming

Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

Instant and secure deposits

AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

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...

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.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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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.
asia gaming briefings Sep 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.