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IPI proposes paying half of license fee now, half later

IPI contractor lawsuit to proceed

A U.S. District Court in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands has backed a contractor seeking $5.65 million from Imperial Pacific International, declining the company’s petition to dismiss the case.

New Silkroad unit faces Korea litigation, see no progress on Jeju IR

New Silkroad Culturtainment said its South Korean unit faces ongoing litigation on the island of Jeju, while its plans for an integrated resort there have not progressed due to financing issues.

Court upholds DFNN award ruling against PCSO

The Court of Appeals has again affirmed a claim by DFNN for damages from the Philippine Charity Sweepstake Office (PCSO) for unilaterally pulling out of an equipment lease agreement. 

Okada files complaint against TRLEI officials

Embattled gaming mogul Kazuo Okada has fired back against officials of Tiger Resort Leisure and Entertainment Inc. (TRLEI), accusing them of conspiring to remove...

Scientific Games reaches $151.5m settlement with Shuffle

Scientific Games Corporation said it has reached a settlement in its litigation with Shuffle Tech International LLC and other plaintiffs, agreeing to pay 45 percent of the compensation amount awarded in an August ruling.

Pagcor official considers pursuing action against Wynn in U.S.

Former Pagcor official Rogelio Yusi Bangsil Jr. has decided not to follow up on his appeal against Wynn Macau, and is instead now pondering...

Elaine Wynn wants board reshuffle

Elaine Wynn, co-founder of Wynn Resorts and ex-wife to Steve Wynn is pushing for a restructure in the company’s corporate governance through a shake...
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Donaco wins court order for share freeze

Donaco International Limited said the Supreme Court of New South Wales has granted an injunction freezing the shares of the three Thai vendors of...

Wynn Resorts settles legal dispute with Universal for $2.4 billion

U.S.-based Wynn Resorts has ended its long running legal battle with Universal Entertainment by agreeing to pay a settlement of $2.4 billion. The settlement is...

Wynn to pay more to Leighton Asia

Macau casino operator Wynn Macau has announced it has entered into an agreement with Leighton Asia to settle litigation over the construction of Wynn...
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...
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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.
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.