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Donaco sees improvement in slot business after restructuring

Donaco International said it expects to see a pick up in its slot machine business at the Star Vegas casino in Cambodia after new management restructured the machines to better suit the taste of its clients.

SkyCity says Auckland property to reopen from March 7

SkyCity Entertainment said its Auckland casino will be allowed to reopen from Sunday, March 7, with physical distancing requirements in place, after New Zealand moved the city to Alert level 2.

South Korea’s Paradise reports 36% drop in casino sales in January

South Korea's Paradise Co. reported a 36.2 percent drop in casino sales for January, compared with the prior month, to KRW27.28 billion ($24.5 million).
Singapore

Singapore on cusp of regulatory overhaul

The Ministry of Home Affairs of Singapore (MHA) announced that it will be reconstituting the Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA) to establish the Gambling Regulatory Authority (GRA) by 2021. The GRA will have an expanded mandate to regulate the entire gambling landscape in Singapore.

Covid-19 changing the face of Macau

As Macau celebrated the 20th anniversary since the handover to China last December, there was no indication of how the gambling hub’s fortunes were...

Goa casino reopening facing numerous challenges

Despite being given the green light to reopen from November 1, Goa’s casinos are likely to be slow off the starting line for numerous reasons, including the fact that the state government has not issued needed guidelines and that the lack of tourism is likely to make operations unprofitable for the time being.

SkyCity doesn’t expect normality until 2022

SkyCity Entertainment Group says it doesn't expect to be back to full strength until 2022 and has prepared the business for the eventuality of further Covid-19 lockdowns.

Kangwon Land reopens at limited capacity

Kangwon Land has announced it has reopened its casino to visitors, operating at a limited capacity.
Genting Building

Little upside seen for Genting group stock

There’s little current upside seen for the stock price of the sprawling Genting Group empire, with both the parent company and its Genting Malaysia unit at risk of losing their place on the benchmark FBM KLCI index.

Macau government taxes from junkets fall in 2019

The Macau government has received MOP299 million (US$48.8 million) in taxes on commissions paid by casinos to junket operators in 2019, a 24 per cent year-on-year drop, according to the last year’s budget execution report.

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America. The company is now accelerating its slots expansion campaign in Asia
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.
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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.
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.
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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.