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Mandovi deadline looms as politicians wrangle

The fate of Goa’s floating casinos is still unclear as a deadline for their removal from the Mandovi River looms, with industry experts urging the government to proceed with caution when it comes to moving them to land.

Bay Area initiative tremendous opportunity for Macau, Ho says

SJM Holdings Chair and Executive Director Daisy Ho gave the opening address at the G2E Asia gaming show on Tuesday, predicting a bright future for Macau as an integral part of China’s Greater Bay Area plan.

ASEAN tourism to grow, but challenges remain

The ASEAN region is poised for a significant tourism boom, but more work needs to be done in areas such as infrastructure - and...
Corona entrance

Can Corona lure in the locals?

On first glance, the island of Phu Quoc, with a population of just 100,000, would appear to be an unusual destination for arguably Vietnam’s most significant casino development to date.

Osaka public opinion warming to Yumeshima IR development

A new public opinion poll by the Nihon Keizai Shinbun found that a plurality of Osakans now support the concept of building an IR...

HZMB will attract more VIP & MICE visitors: Davis Fong

Gaming scholar Davis Fong Ka Chio expects the  Hong Kong Zhuhai Macau Bridge to attract VIP players and MICE sector visitors as it ramps...

Takenaka’s new leadership targets Yumeshima development contracts

The Osaka-based Takenaka Corporation, one of Japan’s big five construction companies, has launched a new leadership team with its eyes clearly focused on gaining development contracts related to the 2025 World Expo and the anticipated Yumeshima IR.

Taipa LRT to open in 19H2

The Light Rail System between Taipa and Cotai is expected to become operational from the second half of 2019, local media reports. The system...

Obayashi expands Yumeshima development team

The Obayashi Corporation continues to be among the most proactive of the major construction companies hoping for a major role in the development of Osaka Yumeshima.

Sands’ Goldstein meets Osaka Governor Matsui

A team of Las Vegas Sands senior executives led by President and COO Robert Goldstein became the first IR operators to hold a meeting with Osaka Governor Ichiro Matsui and Osaka Mayor Hirofumi Yoshimura since Osaka won its bid to host the 2025 World Expo.
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. 

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...
gaming webinar south korea

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...

SBC Awards 2020

Betting on Sports America

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

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.
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.