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Ainsworth stock tumbles on projected H1 loss

Shares in Ainsworth Game Technology fell 8.5 percent in Australian trading on Thursday after the company told investors that it expected to post a loss of about $15 million in the first half of the fiscal year, due to continuing difficult trading conditions.
Ainsworth swings to 2020 loss, focuses on game content

Ainsworth swings to 2020 loss, focuses on game content

Ainsworth Game Technology said it will prudently invest in research and development to position itself for a long-term post-pandemic recovery.

Donaco sees progress towards opening borders in SE Asia

Donaco International said it has seen “significant progress” in moves towards reopening borders in Southeast Asia and its two casinos will be ready to resume operations as soon as the situation warrants.

Ainsworth sees progress in online gaming

Ainsworth Game Technology is the latest supplier to point to progress in its online offerings, as Covid-19 hits the land-based side of the business.

SkyCity raises FY20 earnings guidance

SkyCity Entertainment has raised its guidance for earnings for the 2020 fiscal year due to higher estimates from insurance proceeds for fire damage at the New Zealand International Convention Centre last year.

Star July gaming revenue at 80% of prior year; domestic investment bears fruit

Star Entertainment Group said its domestic gaming revenue in July reached 80 percent of the prior calendar year and that investment in its properties will enhance long-term growth potential.
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Tabcorp digital turnover grows, though group posts loss

Tabcorp digital turnover outstripped retail turnover for the first time in a full year after Covid-19 forced the closure of its outlets and tipped the group to an $870 million ($631.8 million) loss.

New Silkroad unit faces Korea litigation, see no progress on Jeju IR

New Silkroad Culturtainment said its South Korean unit faces ongoing litigation on the island of Jeju, while its plans for an integrated resort there have not progressed due to financing issues.

IPI 2019 revenue drops as VIP roll collapses

Imperial Pacific International reported a more than 77 percent drop in 2019 revenue and a wider loss as its VIP business dried up.

Landing seeks HK$137.1m for Jeju ops, says 2019 loss widens

Landing International Development posted a wider loss for 2019 and said it’s seeking to raise $137.1 million ($17.6 million) through a placing of shares to support general working capital for its operations on Jeju Island, South Korea.
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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...
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.
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.