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Crown Perth casino to remain closed until February 14

Crown Resorts has announced that the Crown Perth casino will remain closed until February 14 and other restrictions on the facility will remain in place in accordance with guidance from the Western Australia state government.

Macau’s Nightclub D2 to close

Nightclub D2 at Macau’s Fisherman’s Wharf will close by the end of the year due to the reduction in tourism numbers caused by the pandemic.

House of Dancing Water reopening stalled after losing critical performers

Melco Resorts & Entertainment has indicated that its popular House of Dancing Water attraction will remain closed for the next several months and will not resume operations in January as planned. The problem relates to the departure of critical staff and performers who are foreign nationals.

New Zealand declares state of emergency, police enforcing compliance

In New Zealand the government has declared a state of national emergency which with their other legislative powers effectively enables them to run a...

Racing industry changes still met with opposition

Opposition to the New Zealand government’s radical changes to the racing industry has resurfaced after many months of behind the scenes discussions and negotiations. The...

Goa casinos to shut on Oct 2 for Gandhi Jayanti

The Goa state government has ordered that all gaming operations at casinos will be closed on Gandhi Jayanti, on October 2, as a mark...

Sihanoukville casino closed for pollution, operating without license

A Chinese-owned casino in Sihanoukville has been forced to close for pollution, the promotion of illegal online betting games, and other disturbance complaints. The Jin...

Pagcor requested to shut down all casinos on Boracay

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. has been asked to cancel any and all gaming franchises, and provisional licenses in Boracay island, according to...

PokerNation to cease ops from Sept 15

Essel Group’s online poker website PokerNation has decided to cease operations starting September 15 as part of a restructuring process. According to a report...

Dafabet shutters UK casino operations

Online gambling operator Dafabet has announced it will be closing its UK facing online casino amid a raft of regulatory pressure in the industry,...
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

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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.