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Genting planning multiple IR bids in Japan

Genting Singapore Chairman Lim Kok Thay revealed at a shareholders meeting last week an outline of his company’s IR strategy in Japan, involving a...

SJM, MGM licenses extended to 2022: Govt

The Macau government on Friday announced it has extended the licenses of SJM and MGM to June 26, 2022, following requests from both operators....

AGTech wins digital service platform bid from Guangdong Sports Lottery

Lottery solutions provider AGTech Holdings has won an open bidding from Guangdong Provincial Sports Lottery Center to launch a "network service platform", according to...

Shortlisted operators for Cairns IR to be announced soon

David Edwards, projects chief executive for the Queensland tourism development department says the list of shortlisted operators for the Cairns IR project will be...

Murren: MGM “focusing our energies” on Osaka IR bid

James Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, told investors on an earnings call this week that his company is “focusing our energies”...

Japan over the last week: Prefecture IR developments, corporate efforts

Miyagi Prefecture reopens the possibility of IR bid Earlier this week, Miyagi Governor Yoshihiro Murai has reversed his stance in an IR in Miyagi, and...

Nagoya mayor moving toward formal declaration of IR bid intentions

Undeterred by the opposition of the prefectural governor, Nagoya Mayor Takashi Kawamura indicated at a press conference on Monday that he was moving toward...
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Hokkaido public opposes IR construction by 2-to-1 margin

A poll conducted by the Hokkaido Shinbun has revealed that public opinion in the northernmost prefecture is quite cold to the notion of building...

Foxwoods mulls IR bid for Tomakomai

Foxwoods Resort Casino, based in the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation within the US state of Connecticut, is among the six international IR operators that...

ProPublica article throws spotlight on Adelson-Trump-Abe connection

Although not a new story, a ProPublica article published this week about US President Donald Trump’s February 2017 advice to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...
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 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.
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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.
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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.