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NZ lifts lockdown, but tourism industry in tough spot

New Zealand will be adjusting to a level three lockdown as of Monday, but faces major issues in its tourism, hospitality and aviation industries,...

Lowering gaming taxes could save jobs: Madureira

Gaming law expert Óscar Alberto Madureira on Wednesday said that the lowering of gaming taxes on casinos could save wages and jobs in the...

POGOs set to resume operations at end of April

Philippines’ POGO industry is set to restart at the end of April, when the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon is slated to be...

Philippines looking to expand cruise tourism industry

The Philippines, which is home to more than 7,600 islands, is aiming to ramp up its cruise tourism industry, Business Times reports. The country has...

Offshore gaming industry set to expand with support, new hubs

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) CEO Andrea Domingo reiterated its support for the offshore gaming industry during a speech in Manila on Friday.  “We...

Esports industry total revenue reaches $1.5 billion in 2017

The eSports industry brought in a total of $1.5 billion in revenue in 2017, a number expected to grow 26 percent by 2020, according...

Sri Lanka rules out casinos

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has ruled out allowing casinos in the country, citing that such investors will have no place in the...

Neptune chairman gives bleak view of Macau gaming industry

Macau’s gaming business has experienced the worst period for quite some time, with improvements coming at a “a snail’s pace,” said Neptune Group chairman...
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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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SBC Awards 2020

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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.