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Keihan’s vision of a Yumeshima-Kyoto train line draws nearer

Yoshifumi Kato, president and CEO of Keihan Holdings, who announced last year that it was “his greatest mission” to connect by railway the anticipated IR at Yumeshima, Osaka, with Japan’s ancient capital of Kyoto, is seeing his vision come nearer reality, according to a recent article in the Nihon Keizai Shinbun.

Osaka wants IR consortium to put up $180m for Yumeshima rail link

Osaka city is firming up its intention to ask its IR consortium to contribute JPY20 billion yen ($180 million) of the costs of extending...

Analysts see bright economic prospects for the Osaka expo

Analysts are painting optimistic scenarios for the Osaka economy, as well as for the Japanese construction industry generally, in the wake of the local success in winning the 2025 World Expo.

Hong Kong announces measures to control HZMB traffic flow

The Hong Kong government has announced new measures to control traffic flow on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, local media reports. This includes an online pre-booking...

Sikkim’s new airport to drive casino traffic

After waiting for almost a decade, Sikkim, nestled in the mountainous far north of India, finally got an airport in October, which is likely to provide a boost to gambling operators in the remote state.

A bridge too far?

One month on from the opening of the Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge (HZMB), Macau’s casino sector is weighing up its immediate impact and how it is likely to affect operations in the longer term.

Operators welcome HKZM bridge opening

Some of Macau’s operators on Wednesday celebrated the first trips across the new Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge, which is expected to drastically improve accessibility to...

Railway linking HCMC with Bavet in the works

Transport officials from Vietnam and Cambodia are looking to build a railway connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Bavet City, linking Vietnamese outbound travellers...

CEZA envisions hub of business, tourism and leisure

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority is looking to develop a unique tourism complex in the province that would include gaming and tourism facilities, local...

HKZM bridge could start services in May or June: sources

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is set to open in the second quarter of 2018, according to people familiar with the matter, reports China Daily. While...
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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.
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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.
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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.