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Wynn Macau increases junket commission to 42.5 percent

Casino operator Wynn Macau has upped its commission rate to junket operators by 2.5 percent, in an attempt to claw back its share of...

Rich Goldman seeks new junket operator

Junket promoter Rich Goldman is seeking a new junket operator to collaborate with, after losing its last remaining junket partner at the Grand Lisboa.  On...

Rich Goldman issues profit warning for 19H2

Macau junket promoter Rich Goldman Holdings has issued a profit warning for the six months ended December 31, 2019, due mainly to the impact...

Rich Goldman posts 26.3% net profit decline

Rich Goldman Holdings Limited posted a 26.3 percent fall in net profit for the 2019 financial year, due mainly to a decrease in the...

Suncity to reopen Galaxy VIP club this month

Junket operator Suncity Group has announced it will be hosting a reopening ceremony for its refurbished Suncity VIP Club at Galaxy Macau on September...

Junkets don’t want to come here: Brown

Significantly reduced VIP gaming revenue caused Imperial Pacific International to swing to a loss of HK$1.9 billion (US$239.6 million) in the first six months...

Gaming and junket workers fall in May-Jul period

The total number of people employed in gaming and junket activities fell 1.8 percent in the May-July period, signaling a possible slowdown in the...

Suncity expects narrowed loss in 19H1

Junket operator Suncity Group says it expects its loss for the six months to end-June to be between 15 and 25 percent less than the prior year.

LRWC dragged by lower VIP turnover, expenses

Higher operating expenses and a significant decline in income from its junket operations saw Leisure and Resorts World swing to a net loss of...

Bekier defends the use of junkets

Star Entertainment Group chief executive Matt Bekier has defended the use of junkets, describing their use as a well-established feature of the gaming industry,...
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Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

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AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

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.
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.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

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.