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Genting’s domestic demand to help fuel recovery

Genting Malaysia benefits from strong support from its domestic market, which means it's better positioned for a faster post-pandemic recovery, Fitch Ratings said.

Genting Group credit rating confirmed, outlook remains negative

Moody's has reaffirmed the credit ratings of Genting Bhd and Genting Singapore, but said the outlook remains negative due to the uncertainty regarding the pace of recovery.
Colin Mansfield, credit ratings

Interview with Colin Mansfield: Focus on credit [video]

Colin Mansfield, an analyst with Fitch Ratings, spoke with Asia Gaming Brief's Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about the impact of the Covid crisis on the balance sheets and credit ratings of Asia's operators and the road to recovery.
Las Vegas Sands

Ratings firms mixed on LVS asset sale

Las Vegas Sands' sale of its Nevada properties for $6.25 billion has elicited differing reactions from global credit ratings agencies.
Vicky Melbourne, Fitch Ratings

Interview with Vicky Melbourne: Taking the regional credit pulse [video]

Vicky Melbourne, head of industrials, property and consumer for South Asia and Southeast Asia at Fitch Ratings, talks with Asia Gaming Brief managing editor Sharon Singleton about the impact of Covid-19 on the credit profile of the region’s operators.
Fitch compares casino risk as Genting gets cut again

Fitch compares casino risk as Genting gets cut again [TGIF]

The ongoing pandemic is keeping the ratings agencies on their toes as they seek to assess the impact of the slower-than-expected recovery on the balance sheets of operators which made significant capital commitments back when the future had looked bright.
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Slow Singapore recovery leads to “negative” Genting outlook: S&P

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has reaffirmed Genting Malaysia’s BBB rating, but says the outlook is “negative” due to a slower-than-expected recovery in Singapore.
Uncertainty for Okada Manila is “significant,”

Uncertainty for Okada Manila is “significant,” says Fitch

There is significant uncertainty about the recovery and expansion prospects of Okada Manila given the severity of the Covid-19 outbreak in the Philippines, Fitch Ratings said.
Crown Resorts

Crown has tools to weather Covid-19: Fitch

Australian operator Crown Resorts is in a position to weather the storm created by the coronavirus crisis, due to its low debt and variable cost structure, according to Fitch Ratings.
Resorts World Catskills

Genting U.S. expansion raises eyebrows

Genting Malaysia is pushing ahead with its overseas expansion plans, though analysts its acquisition of Empire Resorts will weigh on long-term earnings. 
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.