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Landing delays Jeju Shinhwa opening after protests

Landing International has been forced to delay the transfer of its casino on Jeju island to its new IR complex after protests from local...

Russia mulls ban on cryptocurrency exchanges

The Russian government looking to block access to cryptocurrency exchanges in the country, describing them as “dubious instruments for retail investors,” Russian media reports. Speaking...

800,000 gambling and pornographic websites blocked

The Indonesian government reportedly blocked nearly 800,000 websites in the full year 2016, with most websites containing pornographic or gambling material, local media reports. “Some...

BettingExpert exits Russian market

BettingExpert, an international social network for sports betting, has announced it is leaving the Russian market amid the latest online clampdown of unlicensed bookmakers...

Japan IR bill blocked for now, but still alive

The bill to legalize casino gaming in Japan has, for now, been blocked by the minority party DPP, noted Union Gaming on Tuesday. “This afternoon,...

Russian internet watchdog blocks 888 Poker, Ladbrokes

Russia’s state internet monitoring agency has stepped up its efforts to ban online gambling, recently blocking popular sites 888 Poker and Ladbrokes among others. The...
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. 

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...

ASEAN Gaming Summit postponed to 2021 Q2

Given the continued uncertainty and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia Gaming Brief has decided to postpone this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit...

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

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.