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SkyCity convention centre faces significant delay after fire

SkyCity’s convention centre is likely to be delayed by at least another year after a fire, leaving commentators scrambling to assess the financial impact.

SkyCity targets Friday opening after fire

The fire in the roof of SkyCity’s partially built new international convention centre in downtown Auckland is still burning but firefighters say it will likely burn itself out.

Operations not affected by escalator fire: Genting

Operations will continue as usual at Resorts World Genting, despite a fire breaking out at an escalator in the property on Monday. According to a...

Fire breaks out at Paradise City casino

More than 280 tourists were forced to evacuate from the Paradise City casino in Incheon on Sunday after a fire broke out on the...

Duterte fires Alexander Balutan for corruption

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday dismissed Alexander Balutan, general manager of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) for corruption, local media reports. The termination was...

Six injured in fire at Golden Casino in Poipet

Six people have been injured after a fire broke out at an 18-floor casino building in Poipet on Monday night, according to a statement...

Five killed in Manila casino fire

At least five people have been killed after a fire broke out at a hotel and casino in Manila’s Ermita district on Sunday, forcing...
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Fire breaks out at site of Grand Lisboa Palace, again

88 workers had to be evacuated from the construction site of the Grand Lisboa Palace, after a fire broke out on the 14th floor...

Duterte intends to fire CDC chief: reports

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte is allegedly planning to fire the head of the Clark Development Corporation (CDC) for "corruption," The Rappler reports. Duterte reportedly voiced...

Police suspect foul play in Grand Lisboa Palace fire

Authorities suspect foul play in a fire that broke out at the construction site of SJM Holding’s new casino on Cotai, the Grand Lisboa...
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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.

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 – 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 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...
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South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

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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.