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Tax Office to trump Pacific Rim in IPI spoils

Tax Office to trump Pacific Rim in IPI spoils

A $9.4 million claim by the Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands’ tax department should come before the claims of former contractor Pacific Rim Development in a legal dispute, local media reports the Office of the Attorney General as saying.
Paradise Co. Aug. sales flat month-on-month

Paradise Co. Aug. sales flat month-on-month

South Korea’s Paradise Co. reported a 75 percent drop in August sales compared with the same month last year, though revenue was little changed from the prior month.

Melco committed to building world’s best IR in Japan

Melco Resorts & Entertainment CEO Lawrence Ho said his company is still committed to building a world-beating IR in Japan and is in a strong financial position, despite swinging to a loss in Q2 due to Covid-19.

Delta to focus on online biz, sees return to normal in Q1, 2021

Delta Corp, India’s largest and only listed casino operator, said it will focus on its growing online business to offset the impact of Covid-19 and says it sees a return to normality in the financial year ending March 2021.

Bloomberry pushing on with Solaire North despite Covid-19 

Bloomberry Resorts & Entertainment said it’s pushing forward with its project to build a second IR in Quezon City, as it believes the opening will coincide with a significant rebound post the crisis.
Skycity New Zealand

Auckland back in lockdown after new cases

Auckland has been put back into stage three lockdown, while the rest of the country moves back to stage two, after new Covid-19 cases were discovered in a local household with no obvious cause of transmission.

Success Universe to swing to loss as gaming revenue evaporates

Success Universe warns that it will swing to a loss in the first half due to its share of “substantial” losses from the Ponte 16 casino in Macau.

Belle Corp H1 revenue plunges as gaming evaporates

Belle Corp posted a 52 percent drop in first half revenue as its share of gaming revenue from City of Dreams Manila plunged 87 percent.

Paradise Co. June revenue drops more than 80%

Paradise Co. has reported an 80.8 percent drop in revenue for June compared with the same month a year earlier, though also said business had dropped off since May.
Genting Building

Genting applies for online license for Ireland

Genting Malaysia has applied for a certificate of personal fitness for an online gaming license for Ireland, according to local media reports.
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 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...
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South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

Betting on Sports America

SBC Awards 2020

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

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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.