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Authorities apprehend loan shark group

Macau authorities have busted a loan shark syndicate that has been targeting local casino workers. Ten suspects in total have been arrested, with the possibility...

Studio City wise to buy out minority: Bernstein

Studio City’s slower than expected ramp up has caused some investor concerns on a potential breach of debt covenants, said Bernstein in a note...

Government mulls bad-debt-player blacklist

A shared blacklist of players proposed by Macau junket sector is still being considered, said Fong Man Chong, Co-ordinator of the Personal Data Protection...

Melco and Wynn exposed to debt-ridden junkets

Macau’s Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd and Wynn Resorts Ltd are most at risk of being exposed to debt-ridden gaming promoters, said Daiwa analysts, as...

Crown Resorts hybrid securities tumble following privatization talk

Investors in ASX-hybrid securities issued by Crown Resorts have seen unexpected losses, largely as a result of talk James Packer is considering the privatization...

Caesars Entertainment posts loss of $791 million in 15Q3

Caesars Entertainment Corp. reported a loss of $791 million in 15Q3 largely due to costs associated with the restructuring of its bankrupt subsidiary. The company...

Bloomberry Resorts reports a net loss of $4.1 million in 15Q3

Philippines-based casino operator Bloomberry Resorts Corp reported a net loss of PHP189.5 million ($4.1 million) in 15Q3, compared to a net profit of PHP991.7...

Melco lenders face crunch as tables fall short of targets

Lenders to Melco Crown’s Studio City face debt renegotiations as the company does not have enough gaming tables for the $3.2 billion project ahead...

Caesars Entertainment unit files amended restructuring plan

Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, a subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment Corp., said its unit filed an amended restructuring plan along with a disclosure statement in...

Genting Malaysia brought down by GENUK; buoyed by RWG

Maybank Kim Eng said Genting Malaysia’s 15Q2 results missed estimates slightly due to bad debts at GENUK, however, Resorts World Genting operations stay strong....

Coronavirus live updates: Star says easing of Sydney Covid rules allow major capacity increase

The latest news and updates on the Covid-19 (coronavirus) - with regularly updated information relating to new cases, travel restrictions and other information to...
Solid Gaming

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. 

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 - 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.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

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...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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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.
asia gaming briefings Sep 20

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.