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RWLV on track for Summer opening

Genting’s $4.3 billion Resorts World Las Vegas remains on track to open this summer and says it has received strong local support and excitement about the opening from potential patrons.

Las Vegas casinos expand to 50% capacity

Las Vegas is said to be attracting significant crowds after its casinos were allowed to reopen at 50 percent capacity - up from 35% - from Monday.
Andrew Klebanow

Interview with Andrew Klebanow: Taking the pulse of Vegas recovery [video]

Independent gaming consultant Andrew Klebanow speaks to Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about impact of Covid-19 on Las Vegas and the prospects for recovery. We discuss how Genting will be opening the doors to its Resorts World Las Vegas this summer into a significantly different operating environment.
Las Vegas Sands - Palazzo

LVS to sell properties for US$6.25 billion, reiterates Asia focus

Las Vegas Sands has sold its properties in Las Vegas, including The Venetian and the Sands Expo and Convention Centre for US$6.25 billion to the Apollo Global Management and VICI Properties. 

Genting NY to be significant feeder for LV resort: Fitch

Genting Malaysia's Resorts World New York is seen as strategically important to the group's expansion plans in the U.S. and will be a feeder market to Las Vegas, where it is building a $4.3 billion integrated resort, Fitch Ratings said.

Resorts World Las Vegas to begin interview process

Resorts World Las Vegas will begin sending out invitations for interviews for a potential 6000 jobs at the resort this week. The property is scheduled to open in Summer next year. 

Macau to recover faster than Vegas: Fitch

Macau is likely to recover faster than Las Vegas from the impact of Covid-19, but the trajectory remains opaque, Fitch Ratings said.
Resorts World Las Vegas

Genting makes U.S. inroads

In 2018, on Genting Hong Kong’s 25th anniversary, President Colin Au summed up the company by saying, “We come from Malaysia, a small country, but we go out to the world. We open our eyes and learn new things.”

Caesars Q3 results driven by Las Vegas ops

U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment posted a 2.3 percent increase in net revenue in 19Q3, driven by increased consumer demand, and its hotel business...

Konami G2E participation signals new era of expansion

Konami Gaming, Inc. demonstrated a commitment to future innovation through landmark games and systems premieres during this year’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Las Vegas.  Showcased...
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.
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.