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Visitor numbers up 26.7 pct in first five days of CNY

Visitors to Macau reached a total of 842,574 during the first five days of the Golden Week holidays, representing a 26.7 percent increase from...

Melco properties sold out over CNY, GGR growth expected

Macau casino operator, Melco Resorts says it is expecting business to be booming during the lunar new year holiday next month and has downplayed...

Melco announces CNY bonus for employees

Melco Resorts & Entertainment on Friday announced a one-month discretionary bonus to be paid to all eligible non-management employees ahead of Chinese New Year. Lawrence...

Visitors to Macau over CNY up 6.5 pct: MGTO

Macau recorded an increase in visitors over the Chinese New Year holiday, rising 6.5 percent year-on-year, according to preliminary statistics from the Macau Government...

CNY hotel room bookings robust: Analysts

The coming Chinese New Year period may see more hotel rooms booked compared to the previous year, say analysts.  Last year, 930,000 Chinese visitors entered...

February GGR growth expected to reach 16-19 percent: Bernstein

January GGR growth in Macau expected to reach 16 to 19 percent year-on-year, however, the pre-CNY slowdown may affect estimates, said Bernstein in a...

Increase in visitors expected for 2018 Lunar New Year

Macau is expected to see a slight increase in visitors during the Lunar New Year period, said MGTO head Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes...

CNY visitors to Macau up 9.9 percent

This year’s Chinese New Year holiday period saw a 9.9 percent increase in visitors compared to the year before, according to the Macau Government...

Feb 1-5 GGR exceeds expectation

Macau recorded a strong start to February, raking in MOP 6.3 billion in the first week of the month (Feb 1-5), anoted Bernstein on...
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.

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...
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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.
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.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

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.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

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.