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Casinos counter Chinese VIP conundrum

There’s no doubt that the integrated resorts springing up across Asia were targeted at China’s VIPs, but with that market in retreat there’s little sign of high rollers from other jurisdictions stepping up to take their place.
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Singapore casino fines hit S$745,000 in FY2018

Fines paid by Singapore’s two casino operators amounted to $$745,000 ($540,000) in the 2018 financial year, with the lion’s share extracted from Genting Singapore’s Resorts World Sentosa.

Entry levy hike deters locals

The hike in the casino entrance fee for local Singaporeans is further deterring already declining visitation to the island state’s two integrated resorts by residents, analysts said.
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Tinian gets new ferry ahead of casino opening

Tinian, in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, has taken a major step in opening up to tourism with a luxury, fast ferry service...

Suncity works with Chengdu to promote food culture

Suncity Group said its working with the Chinese province of Chengdu to help promote the region’s food culture.

NagaCorp expected to outperform peers: MS

NagaCorp has outperformed properties in Asia and moving forward its outlook is better than that for Macau, Singapore and the Philippines, according to Morgan Stanley Asia. 
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Sihanoukville property profiles

Asia Gaming Brief’s Mekong Gaming Summit wrapped up with a tour of some of the casino properties in the southern coastal town of Sihanoukville.
Hoiana Shores golf cours

Hoiana golf course soft opening Sept. 23

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Imperial Pacific faces $375,000 fine for late fee payment

Imperial Pacific International (IPI) may be facing a fine of $375,000 for late payment of its casino license renewal fee, according to local media reports. 

Vietnam MoF proposes easing casino investment rules

Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) has proposed easing minimum investment regulations for building integrated resorts to attract more investment, local media reports. 
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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.
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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.