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Amax considers legal action against Greek Mythology

HK-listed Amax International Holdings is considering taking legal action against the operator of Greek Mythology Casino for failing again to submit its annual financial...

Donald Trump wins Macau trademark battle

Billionaire and TV personality Donald Trump has come on top in a long-running legal battle in Macau over the Trump trademark, local media reports. A...

Best Sunshine to build glass enclosures to comply with anti-smoking law

Best Sunshine International is currently seeking approval from its lessor, T Galleria, to build glass enclosures to address previously discussed concerns regarding smoking and...

Interblock names Tom Rafferty general counsel

Luxury gaming manufacturer Interblock has named Tom Rafferty the company's new global general counsel to be based at Interblock's North American headquarters in Las...

Nevada sports book betting up nearly 15 percent

The amount wagered at Nevada sports books has risen by nearly 15 percent compared with 2014, according to a new analysis by the American...

DraftKings hires former Massachusetts AG as legal advisor

Embattled US fantasy sports operator DraftKings has retained the services of former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley as an advisor to its ongoing probe...

Department of Justice denies it has concluded probe into Universal

The Philippines’ Department of Justice has refuted a statement by Universal Entertainment saying that the National Bureau of Investigation has concluded its probe into...

Saipan casino commission delays

Procedural disputes are holding up the appointment of three nominees to the Commonwealth Casino Commission in Saipan. A session of the Saipan and Northern Islands...

Vietnam gambling bill nears, challenges lurk

As Vietnam looks to revamp its gambling legislation in the hopes of boosting foreign investment and also recouping lost revenue from locals who travel to casinos in neighbouring countries, Prof. Augustine examines whether the draft bill as it stands will fulfill its purpose.

Gambling law changes in New Zealand should opposition win election

New Zealand’s gambling industry has a lot riding on the outcome of upcoming general elections on Sept. 20th, with opposition parties threatening major changes to the law, including tougher restrictions on pokie machines if elected.
Solid Gaming

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. 

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...

ASEAN Gaming Summit postponed to 2021 Q2

Given the continued uncertainty and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia Gaming Brief has decided to postpone this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit...

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.
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...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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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.
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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.