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Macau tax take to May reaches 31.3% of budget

Macau's Financial Services Bureau said the revenue collected from gaming amounted to MOP15.63 billion (MOP1.95 billion) in the five months to May, accounting for 31.3 percent of the annual budget forecast.
IPI hotel construction hits a wall

CNMI Government warns it’ll move on if IPI doesn’t settle arrears

CNMI Governor Ralph Torres on Friday has warned that if Imperial Pacific International is not able to settle its arrears with the government, that they will have to “take the next step and move on.”

CNMI regulator asks for US$3.19 million budget for 2022

The Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands' casino regulator (CNMI) is asking the Legislature for a $3.19-million budget for fiscal year 2022, to be used for personnel, operations, and related costs that would enable it to carry out its casino regulatory mandates.

Malaysia allocates US$3.6 million for eSports development

Malaysia has allocated money to develop its eSports sector for the third year in a row in its annual budget, this time earmarking about $3.6 million. 

Macau gaming tax revenue at 45.6% of budget through August

The amount of revenue collected from Macau’s six gaming operators has fallen to just 45.6 percent of the government’s budget given the effects of the pandemic.

Macau 2020 GGR forecast halved

Macau has halved its forecast for 2020 gross gambling revenue due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and announced new measures to help local business. 
Japan, Osaka castle

Osaka passes IR assessment budget

The Osaka City Council on Wednesday approved a 9 million yen (about US$83,300) special budget to carry out the environmental impact assessment for the anticipated Yumeshima IR.

SkyCity tackles licensing hurdles

SkyCity Entertainment is grappling with capacity issues, as licensing regulations in New Zealand make expansion of its properties difficult. 

Macau gaming tax revenue gains 2.3 percent to July

Macau said it has collected MOP67.2 billion ($8.4 billion) in tax revenue from gaming operators in the seven months through July, more than two thirds of its forecast for the year.

Sega Sammy preparing budget and consortium for Japan IR bid

Sega Sammy Holdings President and COO Haruki Satomi revealed at a briefing on April 26 that his company was budgeting up to JPY3 billion...
AGE at ICC Sydney, 2021

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.

Regulating the Game 2021

Esports BAR Cannes

AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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.