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IPI hit by fresh lawsuit over failure to pay for worker meals

The woes of tottering Imperial Pacific International have not relented this week as another company came forward to launch a lawsuit against it and...

Work to restart on SkyCity Convention Center

Contractors will move back onto the burned-out and damaged site of SkyCity’s $900 million International Convention Centre from Tuesday next week to restart work. Demolition...

SkyCity fire not caused by an unattended blowtorch

Claims that the fire in SkyCity’s International Convention Centre started because a contractor left a blow torch on while on a lunch break have...

Deconstruction work on Skycity convention center to begin soon

Demolition work on the upper floors and roof of SkyCity’s partly built-but-burnt-out convention center in downtown Auckland is set to begin shortly. About 200 workers...

Australian bushfires hit home for many

Australia, a country that many in our industry call home, has continued to be impacted by devastating bushfires, destroying communities and displacing thousands. In this...

SkyCity insurance policy covers fire at the convention center

SkyCity Entertainment has confirmed that its insurance policy covers damage from the fire which struck its convention center in Auckland. In a statement to the...

SkyCity trading update short on financial detail

SkyCity Entertainment confirmed this morning that it would be unlikely to host any events at its fire-damaged international convention center in 2021. This would...

SkyCity investors to get update on Thursday

SkyCity investors will get their first update on Thursday after the 22 October fire that wrecked the company’s showpiece convention centre in downtown Auckland.

Govt to investigate the cause of SkyCity fire

An investigation team of ten different government and council agencies are investigating the cause of the SkyCity fire last week, which was allegedly the...

SkyCity recovery underway, albeit slowly

SkyCity’s hotels, casinos, and F&B establishments have begun to reopen again, following a fire that broke out on Tuesday last week. The fire began at...
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...
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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.
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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.