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Singapore cruise to nowhere may help lift Genting HK

In a rare glimmer of good news for the cruise industry, Genting Dream Cruises officially resumed sailing on Friday, with a trip to nowhere out of Singapore.

Genting World Dream sets sail on cruise to nowhere

Genting Cruise Lines' World Dream mega ship set sail on a cruise to nowhere from Singapore on Friday night with stringent anti-Covid protocols put into place.

Genting HK soothes investor nerves on funding

Genting Hong Kong’s results briefing provided some reassurance that the loss-making company will be able to raise enough funds from the investment community without needing other entities in the group to bail it out.
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Cruise industry struggles with Covid comeback

As the world struggles to get back to its feet, the Covid-19 pandemic has left the cruise community wondering if things will ever get back to the way they were before.
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Genting HK delays deliveries, cuts costs 

Genting HK said it’s delaying the delivery of two new ships by about a year and cutting other costs to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Genting HK sets sail, though casino closed

Genting Hong Kong’s Explorer Dream resumed operations over the weekend in Taiwan, with strict Covid-19 safety measures in place, including 22 isolation wards for any passengers who fall ill.

Low bankruptcy risk seen for key cruise lines: Nomura

Royal Caribbean, Carnival Corp. and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings all have a low risk of bankruptcy despite the crisis prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic, analysts at Nomura wrote in a note.

Genting HK projects “major setback” from Covid-19

Genting Hong Kong, as part of its full year 2019, financial report, projected that the sectors it focuses on would suffer a “major setback”...

Genting HK flags H1 loss, executives waive pay

Genting Hong Kong, a cruise ship operator, says it expects to post an operating loss in the first half despite cost-cutting measures such as senior executives agreeing to forego their salaries until the end of the year. 

Genting raises $453.9m in Dream Cruise stake sale

Genting Hong Kong said it has raised $453.9 million through the sale of a stake in its Dream Cruises unit to help fund the expansion of its cruise business.
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Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

Instant and secure deposits

AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

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...

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 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.
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Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations...
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South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

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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.
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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.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.