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Las Vegas Strip revenues down 2 percent in July

Las Vegas Strip revenues were $525 million in July, down 2 percent year-on-year and in-line with expectations, Wells Fargo said in a note. Analyst Cameron McKnight...

Visitor arrivals to Macau down 3.8 percent in July

Visitor arrivals to Macau totalled 2.6 million in July, up by 17.8 percent month-on-month but down by 3.8 percent year-on-year. Visitors from Mainland China decreased...

China lottery sales slip 27.3 percent in July

China’s lottery sales slipped 27.3 percent year-on-year in July to RMB27.1 billion ($4.2 billion), according to state-news service Xinhua. Citing the Ministry of Finance, Xinhua...

AGEM Index posts 5 percent gain in July

After reporting month-to-month declines for two consecutive months, the AGEM Index posted a 5 percent gain in July. The composite index ended the month at...

Macau casino stocks plunge 55 percent from 2014 peak

Macau casino shares are down 55 percent from their January 2014 peak,  despite rallying 21 percent in July, according to Bloomberg Intelligence analysts. “The reasons...

Macau GGR in July not low enough to warrant austerity

In light of July’s gross gaming revenue, Macau Secretary for Economy and Finance Lionel Leong said the figure is not low enough to warrant...

Iao Kun rolling chip turnover down 72 percent in July

Iao Kun Group Holding, a VIP room gaming promoter, announced its unaudited rolling chip turnover at its Macau rooms for July was $0.44 billion,...

Macau July GGR tracking for around 35 percent drop

Macau table-only gross gaming revenue in July is estimated to fall around 35 percent year-on-year according to current revenue checks. According Sterne Agee, gross gaming...

Macau may discuss austerity in August

Macau’s Finance Secretary Lionel Leong said gaming revenue in July may drop to below MOP18 billion ($2.25 billion) which would prompt the government to...

Messages from Macau, Beijing mixed

Maybank Research says the messages from Macau and Beijing remain mixed with the recent proposed total smoking ban and Beijing’s new transit visa rules,...
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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.
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.
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.