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APE expects to record loss in 20Q1

Hong Kong-listed Pioneer Entertainment said it expects to record an unaudited loss of approximately HK$4 million for the three months ending March 31, 2020,...

March GGR to fall 80 percent: Bernstein

Macau gaming continues to suffer from the ongoing coronavirus crisis, with March GGR expected to now fall 75 to 80 percent year-on-year, according to...

Macau’s December starting weaker than expected

The upcoming visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping and tighter visa controls starting from November is having a stronger effect on Macau GGR than...

VIP to make up of one-third of GGR by 2022

VIP as a percentage of revenues is expected to go down to as low as 34 percent by 2022, according to estimates from Bernstein...

Macau Q3 results expected to be weak, but within expectations

Third-quarter results from Macau’s six gaming concessionaires, which are due to be released towards the end of this month, are expected to be weak,...

September GGR in line with reduced analyst expectations

Macau GGR rose 0.6 percent year-on-year to MOP22.1 billion in September, in-line with analysts’ revised expectations for the month.  Average daily revenue for the month...

Casino tax hike not as bad as expected, say analysts

Shares in Genting Bhd and Genting Malaysia rebounded sharply upwards following the release of their 2019 first-quarter earnings, showing the impact of the casino...

SkyCity’s FY19 earnings growth to beat expectation

New Zealand casino operator SkyCity is expected to report better-than-expected growth in normalized earnings after a strong six months ended December 2018. In a statement...
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Genting HK expects H1 reduced loss

Genting Hong Kong said it expects to record a reduced loss in the first half of 2018, due mainly to improvement in its core...

Donaco anticipates FY18 loss due to impairment

Donaco International said on Tuesday that it does not expect to post a statutory net profit for the 2018 fiscal year, due to an...
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.
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.