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Blackstone makes A$8 billion bid for Crown Resorts

Victorian royal commission into Crown extended to October

The Victorian government has granted a request from the royal commission into Crown to allow additional time and funding to complete its inquiry into whether Crown Resorts is suitable to hold a license in Victoria. 
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AML watchdog investigates Crown Perth, SkyCity Adelaide, The Star

Australia’s financial crime regulator AUSTRAC has launched formal investigations into a number of high-profile ASX-listed companies in Australia, three of which are casinos.
Blackstone makes A$8 billion bid for Crown Resorts

Victorian Royal Commission on Crown to examine 2016 arrests

The Victorian Royal Commission into Crown Resorts is set to launch next Monday, opening with an examination into the arrests of Crown staff in China in 2016. 

Victoria inquiry on Crown Resorts set to begin

Victoria's Royal Commission investigating Crown Resorts is to begin its first hearing tomorrow, March 24. The inquiry will be chaired by former Federal Court judge Raymond Finkelstein.
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Crown faces board purge, forensic audit to regain suitability

The NSW government today has released the long-awaited report into whether Crown Resorts should be allowed to keep the license of its A$2.2 billion property in Sydney, following an 18-month investigation into the company's anti-money laundering practices.

Rules on contacts between Japan officials and operators seen as ambiguous

In the wake of the 500 com bribery case, the Suga government has been proposing new rules for contacts between Japanese government officials and IR operators. However, these regulations are being criticized for being ambiguous in certain key areas.

Kangwon Land accused of favoritism in gaming machine procurement

Accusations have been aired in the National Assembly that certain companies are unfairly being given contracts to supply Kangwon Land casino equipment.

Crown Resorts cuts off Packer’s access to confidential information

Crown Resorts has suspended its sharing of confidential information with former director and major shareholder James Packer and his private company in light of his damaging evidence given to the New South Wales casino inquiry.

Myanmar military officers probed on alleged gambling bribes

The Myanmar military is investigating at least three senior officers for allegedly accepting bribes from the Karen Border Guard Force.

NSW Crown probe set to resume with narrowed focus

The NSW government’s inquiry into Crown Resorts’ casino license in Sydney is set to resume after a three-month suspension due to covid-19, however, the...
AGE at ICC Sydney, 2021

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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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.

Regulating the Game 2021

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AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
Agbriefings February 21

Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.