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Nagacorp

Moody’s cautious about NagaCorp expansion plans

Nagacorp, the operator of Cambodia’s NagaWorld, has undoubtedly been one of Asia’s integrated resort success stories, though credit ratings agency Moody’s is now sounding a note of caution about its expansion plans.
Melco-Resorts macau

Melco seen as best-positioned Macau stock: Roth

Melco Resorts & Entertainment is the best-positioned stock with exposure to Macau given its focus on the premium mass segment and lower-risk status.
Hoiana

Suncity gets casino license for Hoiana

Suncity Group Holdings said it had received a 60-year license to operate the Hoiana integrated resort in central Vietnam.

Melco swings to Q1 loss, remains committed to development plans

Melco Resorts & Entertainment swung to a loss in Q1 due to the impact of the coronavirus, but said it remains committed to its development plans, including a bid for a license in Japan.
Resorts World Sentosa (file)

Genting Singapore Q3 revenue and profit decline

Genting Singapore posted a decline in Q3 profit and revenue amidst what it described as a “confluence of events.”

Genting Spore Q1 beats estimates, but analysts cautious on outlook

Genting Singapore Q1 results topped expectations, mainly helped by a higher luck factor, though analysts say they are cautious about near-term prospects.  

Nagacorp says $3.5b Naga 3 expansion counts as an acquisition

Nagacorp said that after discussions with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange it is clarifying that its $3.5 billion expansion plan for Naga 3 counts as an acquisition of assets under listing rules.

Suncity ups stake in Summit Ascent to almost 28 percent

Suncity Group Holdings has bought a further 24.68 percent stake in Summit Ascent Holdings for HK$717.8 million ($91.5 million) as it seeks to build an “integrated tourism-related platform.”

Of silver linings and inconvenient truths: Singapore casino expansion

Singapore’s two integrated resorts will cast a longer reflection on the island state but new shadows cloud the horizon across the southern shoreline.

Genting Singapore expansion to have modest effect on leverage: Fitch

Genting Singapore’s S$4.5 billion plan to expand its non-gaming attractions will only have a modest impact on its leverage and earnings and therefore its credit rating remains unchanged, Fitch Ratings said in a report.
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

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

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.
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.
news, macau, gambling

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.