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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...

“Too early to call a bottom” on Macau: Barclays

Barclays analyst Felicia Hendrix said in a report that it is "too early to call a bottom" on the Macau gaming industry due to...

Melco Crown (Philippines) operating revenue reaches $52.7M in 15Q1

Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts, operator of City of Dreams Manila, reported net operating revenue of PHP2.34 billion ($52.7 million) for the first quarter 2015,...

Wynn Resorts dividend cut reflects uncertain outlook in Macau

Wynn Resorts’ large dividend cut from $1.50 per share to $0.50 in the first quarter following dire financial results from its Macau arm reflect...

Morgan Stanley turns cautious on Macau

Morgan Stanley Research says it has turned cautious on Hong Kong and Macau’s gaming industry due to, among other things, regulatory pressures and oversupply...

Overall visitors to Macau in March drop 14 percent

Overall visits to Macau in March dropped 14 percent year-on-year while visitors from Mainland China fell 18 percent, a reversal of the growth trend...

Academic says junket operations reason for revenue declines

A leading academic said the unsustainability of Macau’s junket operations is the biggest reason contributing to the 10-month straight declines in revenue. Professor Zeng Zhonglu...

Mass revenue stabilizing but not trend yet: UBS

Following Galaxy Entertainment’s financial results, UBS said there have been some signs of gradual stabilisation in mass segment revenue in recent weeks but it...

15Q1 EBITDA to drop 40 percent YoY: UBS

UBS Securities said it expects 15Q1 EBITDA to drop 40 percent year-on-year and 15 percent quarter-on-quarter, a steeper drop than GGR which fell 37...

Macau table-only GGR down 43 percent from April 1-12

Macau table-only gross gaming revenue amounted to MOP6.9 billion ($0.87 billion) from April 1 to April 12 including slot assumptions, down 43 percent year...
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.