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New Zealand shuts borders, all tourists locked out

New Zealand has closed its borders to all nations. The last flights from international destinations have already arrived. Partners and children of New Zealand citizens...

Local entry ban for Goans to be finalized soon

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has promised the legislative assembly on Wednesday that he will finalize a date to bar Goan from local casinos. “You...

Government passes law banning off-duty casino workers

The Macau government has passed an amended law that bans casino workers from entering the properties outside of working hours.

Casino entry ban enforced through randomized checks

The casino worker entry ban will not be enforced through facial recognition technology, instead, through random checks on casino staff, it has been revealed. According...

Association fears casino entry ban will cause inconvenience

A Macau gaming workers association has expressed concerns that barring casino staff from casinos would cause unnecessary inconvenience to the affected workers. Head of the...

54,000 gaming staff to be affected by the casino entry ban

Around 54,000 front gaming staff and junket workers are expected to be affected by Macau’s casino entry ban once it comes into force, local...

Junket workers to be barred from casinos when off-duty

Junket workers have been added to the list of employees barred from entering casino during off-hours, in a revised law announced on Tuesday, local...

Pagcor adds gaming workers to casino exclusion database

The Philippines gaming regulator has released a memorandum announcing that all gaming workers holding a “Gaming Employment License” (GEL) will be prohibited from playing...

Macau govt submits bill for casino worker entry ban

The Macau government on Friday submitted a bill that will restrict casino workers from entering gaming venues when off-duty, according to a report from...
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...

ASEAN Gaming Summit postponed to 2021 Q2

Given the continued uncertainty and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia Gaming Brief has decided to postpone this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit...

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.
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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.