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SkyCity forced to close Auckland property on Covid outbreak

New Zealand's SkyCity Entertainment said it would close its Auckland property from Sunday, Feb. 14 for at least three days and implement social distancing in Hamilton and Queenstown following new cases of Covid-19.

Resorts World Genting extends closure to February 18

Genting Malaysia's Resorts World Genting said it's extending the closure of its property until Feb. 18 due to the extension of movement control orders in the country.

Resorts World Genting to close until February 4 on Covid

Genting Malaysia's Resorts World Genting said it will close up until Feb. 4th due to movement control orders to stop the spread of Covid-19.

Genting permanently closes UK’s Southport casino

Genting Malaysia's U.K. unit has permanently closed its casino in Southport in Northwest England, with 38 staff facing redundancy. The group has already closed casinos in Margate, Torquay and Bristol and has reduced its workforce in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Blackpool and Birmingham.

Malaysia’s number forecast operators close shop as Covid cases rise

Sports Toto Malaysia, Magnum Bhd and Pan Malaysian Pools have again closed their outlets in areas under Movement Control Orders due to rising Covid-19 cases. The affected areas are Penang, Selangor, Melaka, Johor and Sabah as well as the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan.
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Dynam sees profit this year despite Covid-19 shutdowns

Dynam Japan Holdings said it didn’t expect to make a profit in the current quarter after the government ordered the closure of its pachinko parlours in Japan, but does expect to be back in the black for the full financial year, ending March 2021. 

Genting Malaysia extends closure to May 12

Genting Malaysia said its properties will remain closed until May 12 after the government extended the country’s Movement Control Order (MC).

Donaco warns casino closures will have “material impact”

Australia-listed Donaco International has warned that the closure of its casinos in Vietnam and Cambodia will have a “material impact” on its business.
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Vietnam prepares for lockdown, casinos to close

Vietnam’s Prime Minister has warned major cities to prepare for a lockdown as it seeks to control the spread of the coronavirus.

Cambodia orders casinos to close

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered the closure of all casinos in the country to halt the spread of the coronavirus and said the Finance Ministry will work with the operators on tax exemptions during the time they are closed.

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
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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.