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MGM China, Sands China to assist with Macau vaccinations 

Macau casino operators MGM China and Sands China is set to host community outreach vaccination services starting next week and in early June.
Rob Goldstein

Rob Goldstein positive on digital RMB introduction

Las Vegas Sands CEO Rob Goldstein is not concerned about the introduction of the digital RMB in Macau, believing the currency would be a positive to the gaming industry by adding liquidity into the market. 

Macau operators reminded to remain neutral in elections

Macau’s gaming operators have been reminded to remain neutral and impartial, and to avoid any form of campaigning ahead of this year’s legislative assembly election. 
Jennifer Song, morningstar

Morningstar takes the Macau market pulse

Jennifer Song, equity analyst with Morningstar, spoke with Asia Gaming Brief managing editor Sharon Singleton about visitation to Macau during the recent Chinese New Year period and the outlook for recovery. The longer-than-usual May holiday may be a key catalyst for growth.

Macau cuts 2021 sporting events by half

Macau is cutting the number of major sporting events it holds this year by half, with just five going ahead. One of them will be the motor racing Grand Prix, pandemic permitting.
Macau quarantine eased for Mainland China

Macau lifts quarantine requirements for Mainland China

The Macau government has eased travel restrictions for the last two remaining Mainland China regions - Hebei and Heilongjiang Provinces, removing their need for a 14-day quarantine.

Macau GGR up significantly in third week of February: Bernstein

Macau's gross gambling revenue improved significantly in the third week of February, after a disappointing start to the Chinese New Year, Bernstein Research notes.
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.
The Londoner Macao

Londoner needs stiff upper lip in tough market conditions

Macau will face the biggest test of the mantra “if you build it, they will come,” as Sands China’s $2 billion “The Londoner” gets set to open its doors after the worst year in modern records for the world’s largest gambling hub.
Gambling loses industry titan

Gambling loses industry titan – Sheldon Adelson dies at 87

Sheldon Adelson, whose vision for gaming in Asia helped reshape the skylines of both Macau and Singapore, died in January at age 87, though analysts expect the company to continue with its commitment to the region.
AGE at ICC Sydney, 2021

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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.

Regulating the Game 2021

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AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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.