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PAGCOR clarifies that so far only Solaire has online gaming approval

THE Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has clarified that so far only Solaire Resort & Casino's application to accept bets online has been approved, while the requests by Okada Manila and City of Dreams are still under study.

Genting SG gets shareholder nod for $10 billion Japan IR

Genting Singapore has received overwhelming approval from its shareholders to spend up to $10 billion for an IR bid in Japan.  The vote was taken...

Spintec Sic Bo / Craps ETG approved by DICJ

Spintec’s Karma Electronic Sic Bo / Craps has become the first ETG of its kind to be approved in Macau, allowing players to freely...

SkyCity wants to swap blackjack tables for slots

SkyCity Entertainment Limited will be going before the New Zealand gambling regulator on Tuesday to seek permission to swap gambling tables for gaming machines...

Empire Resorts shareholders approve acquisition from Genting

Shareholders of Empire Resorts have approved of its merger with Genting Malaysia, which will see Genting own 38.3 percent of the company. Earlier this month,...
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Shambala receives green light for Primoyre

Shambala JSC, the former operator of the Shambala Casino in the now-closed Azov City gambling zone, has received permission to conduct gambling activities in...

DICJ no plans to blanket ban digital surveillance

The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has clarified that it will not ban digital surveillance equipment in casinos, but instead require operators to obtain...

Beijing Imperial Palace Hotel seeks approval for redevelopment

The owner of the Beijing Imperial Palace Hotel has applied for conditional urban planning to the Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) to...

Quezon City pushes gambling ordinance for final approval

The Quezon City (QC) Council has approved an ordinance that will require residents to pay an entry fee in order to access casinos, as...

IPI allowed to manage and operate Mariana Resort

Imperial Pacific has been allowed to manage and operate the entire Mariana Resort & Spa starting mid-May, local media reports. The announcement was made by...
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.
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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.