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Royal Ha Long records net loss of $1.2 million

Royal International Joint Stock Company, owner of the Royal Ha Long Bay Casino reported nearly a VND27 billion loss in the first quarter of 2021, marking the sixth consecutive quarter of loss for the company. 

Philippines capital locks down ahead of Easter weekend

More than 25 million people in Manila have been ordered into a strict lockdown after the Philippines reported 9,838 new covid-19 cases on Saturday, the highest single-day increase.

Interview with Earle Hall: Revisiting Covid predictions [video]

Futurist and entrepreneur Earle Hall, CEO of AXES reflects on the sixteen predictions made nearly 12 months ago during the AGB Webinar: Life After Covid-19, which looked at how business and personal and work-life would change as a result of the pandemic. 
Angkor wat Cambodia

Cambodia eyes travel bubble with China/Japan/S. Korea

The Cambodian government is seeking to establish a travel bubble with China, Japan and South Korea, which would boost international tourism and further aid NagaCorp’s recovery, Union Gaming says.
China Flag

Travel overseas gearing up to resume: COTRI

China tourism watchers are becoming tentatively optimistic that outbound travel will resume in the next few months and increase further in the second half of the year.
online convergence on gambling

Covid speeds online push, highlights need for diversity

The eGaming sector globally has not been immune from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with businesses being affected in a myriad of different ways. 

NagaCorp posts net profit, sees strong H2 bounce back

NagaCorp succeeded in posting a net profit of $102.3 million in 2020 despite the Covid-19 pandemic, driven by a strong recovery in the second half, led by the premium mass sector.

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.
NagaWorld Cambodia

NagaWorld temporarily closes as Covid-19 detected among staff

Hong Kong-listed NagaCorp has announced the voluntary suspension of operations at its NagaWorld property in Phnom Penh after several staff were found positive for Covid-19, as well as a rise in Covid-19 community transmissions in the country. 
Macau tourists

Macau March GGR seen down mid-60%, HK reopening in Q2: Bernstein

Macau Gross gambling revenue (GGR) in March is expected to be down in the low to mid-sixties percent from the same month last year, though visitation is expected to improve in Spring and travel with Hong Kong may resume from Q2, Bernstein Research said in a note.
AGE at ICC Sydney

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.
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.
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.