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Biden may be positive for Genting tribal investment: Maybank

The pro-native American stance of incoming U.S. President Joe Biden may be positive for Genting Malaysia's investment in a Mashpee Wampanoag casino project, Maybank wrote in a research note.

India’s online gaming industry sees 78% jump in investment in 2020

Investment in India's online gaming sector gained 78 percent to $173 million in calendar year 2020, according to Tracxn Technologies. 

Primorye seeking more investors for non-gaming entertainment projects

The Primorye Development Corporation is interested in attracting investors who can enter the region with interesting projects. The main objective is to create an attractive infrastructure for tourism and recreation that can complement the existing gambling operations.

PUBG returning to India with $100m investment

PUBG is returning to India, just two months after having been banned, saying it will launch a new game specifically for the market and will invest $100 million in the country.
Tigre-de-Cristal

Summit Ascent prepares US$200 for Tigre de Cristal second phase

Summit Ascent Holdings has reiterated that it is preparing an additional US$200 million in investment funds for the Tigre de Cristal second phase development.
Cambodia’s online operators find new home in Myanmar

Cambodia’s online operators find new home in Myanmar

It’s been billed as a $15 billion smart city, powered by the latest in blockchain technology, but in reality it has emerged as a major online gambling hub and the new home to many of the operations that fled Cambodia after a ban on the practice last year.
Osaka

Industry Voices: Give Japan a sporting chance

Japan’s lawmakers should use the enforced time-out of the coronavirus pandemic to abandon the flawed process and go back to the drawing board to start anew, this time heeding the public recrimination and industry critique as tenets for an IR policy makeover. 
Rightsizing Cambodia’s casino industry post-Covid 19

Rightsizing Cambodia’s casino industry post-Covid 19

Through government action and a cultural norm of wearing face masks when ill, Cambodia has seen few get sick during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the World Health Organization, Cambodia has 275 COVID cases and zero COVID-related deaths as of the last week of September. 
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Tak Chun junket boss acquires slice of Macau Legend

The mystery behind Macau Legend’s trading halt was resolved when it became known that Chan Weng Lin, also called Levo Chan, chief executive of...

Myanmar probes China casino town

Myanmar is reportedly investigating a building project on the border with Thailand that is mushrooming into a casino town, according to local media reports.
Life After Pogos

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...
life after pogos

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.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

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.