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Macau SLOT sees 30% profit drop in 2019

Macau SLOT reported a 30 percent drop in profit for 2019 to MOP154.8 million ($19.3 million), according to Macau Business.

Macau GGR could decline well over 40% in 2020: Bernstein

Macau gross gaming revenue could decline “well-over” 40 percent in a slow recovery environment, said Bernstein analyst Vitaly Umansky in a webinar on Tuesday. The...

MGTO expects tourism growth to decline in 2020

The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) on Wednesday said it expects visitor arrivals to Macau to drop by around 3 percent this year. MGTO director...

Sega Sammy April-Sept. sales fall 3.2 percent

Sega Sammy Holdings says net sales in the April-September 2019 period fell 3.2 percent to JPY166 billion (about $1.5 billion).

Trade war causes slump in Chinese outbound travel

Southeast Asia’s tourism hotspots are feeling the effects of the U.S.-China trade war, which has caused a slump in tourism arrivals and spending, Bloomberg...
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Macau GGR falls 8.6% in August

Macau August GGR missed expectations, falling 8.6 percent year-on-year to MOP24.3 billion, according to data from the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau.  Analysts earlier said...

Junkets don’t want to come here: Brown

Significantly reduced VIP gaming revenue caused Imperial Pacific International to swing to a loss of HK$1.9 billion (US$239.6 million) in the first six months...

LRWC dragged by lower VIP turnover, expenses

Higher operating expenses and a significant decline in income from its junket operations saw Leisure and Resorts World swing to a net loss of...

Star Entertainment profit hit by fall in VIP spending

Australian casino operator Star Entertainment Group posted an 8.4 percent annual drop in profit, amid a fall in VIP gaming revenue.  On Friday, the group...

Landing expects net loss for six months to June 30

Landing International has informed its shareholders that it expects to record a net loss for the six months ended June 30, due in part...

Getting through to the other side

We enter a week, and the final month of the year, with a global economy tipping wildly between extremes of optimism and pessimism.
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. 

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.

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.