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Lee Sam-Geol assumes post as Kangwon Land CEO

Former Second Vice Minister of Public Administration and Security Lee Sam-Geol has been approved by shareholders to assume the post of CEO of Kangwon Land.

MGM Resorts appoints Jeff Mochal to lead corporate communications

MGM Resorts International announced that Jeff Mochal has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications. Mochal will oversee the company's corporate communications and strategic positioning, leading issues management strategy and proactive media relations, internal communications and social impact and sustainability messaging strategies for issues affecting MGM Resorts on a global scale.

Summit Ascent appoints Genting’s David Chua as new CEO

Summit Ascent has appointed former Genting Hong Kong President David Chua as its new Chief Executive Officer for a three-year term, effective from May 1.

Bobby Soper to lead Mohegan’s Korea and Japan campaigns

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment has announced that Bobby Soper has been appointed to the new role of International President, a role in which he will oversee all aspects of the firm’s efforts related to both the Inspire Korea Project in South Korea and the joint bid for an integrated resort license in Nagasaki with Oshidori International.

PointsBet adds an independent non-executive director

Australia-listed PointsBet Holdings announced that Kosha Gada has been nominated as an independent non-executive director, effective May 3, 2021.

Everi appoints Kate Lowenhar-Fisher vice president, chief legal officer

Everi Holdings, provider of land-based and digital casino gaming products and player loyalty solutions, has announced the appointment of Kate Lowenhar-Fisher as executive vice president, chief legal officer–general counsel, and corporate secretary, effective March 22.

MdME appoints former Sands executive Victoria White as special counsel

Macau law firm MdME has appointed former Sands China executive Victoria White as special counsel to help the firm's digital economy capabilities. 

Senet appoints regulator Newson as head of gambling practice

Australian law firm, Senet, said it has appointed former regulator Paul Newson as head of its gambling practice. 

Paulo Martins Chan to step down as DICJ boss

Paulo Martins Chan will be stepping down from his position as the head of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau in June, to be...

BMM appoints Julian Borg-Barthet to VP, iGaming Business Development

BMM Testlabs has announced the appointment of Julian Borg-Barthet to VP of iGaming Business Development.  He will be responsible for generating and retaining business across...
AGE at ICC Sydney

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
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.