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PH Resorts tops off Emerald Bay, gets funding pledge

PH Resorts said it has topped off two hotel towers at Emerald Bay Resort on Mactan Island and that it has also got a further funding pledge from parent company Udenna Corp through a share subscription.
Regions seen as outperformers

Regions seen as outperformers

Regional casinos in the Philippines are likely to resume their outperformance once the global pandemic eases as infrastructure improves and major projects come online.

Udenna sells oil business stake to raise $80m for Mactan casino

Udenna Group has sold a 25 percent stake in listed oil company Phoenix Petroleum Philippines to raise P4 billion (US$80 million) to help finance...

Udenna gets license to build $300 mln resort in Cebu

Philippines’ Udenna Corp has secured a provisional license to build a US$300 million integrated resort casino in central Philippines, local media reports. The country’s gaming...

Riskwise says political risk deterred Mactan investors

Riskwise Global Capital said the perceived political risk in the Philippines had deterred potential investors in a $1.4 billion project to build an integrated...

Calata Corp. seeking Pagcor license for Mactan casino

A consortium led by agribusiness Calata Corp says it expects to secure a gaming license from state-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. by the...

Calata teams up with two companies for Mactan casino complex

Agribusiness company Calata Corp. has teamed up with a US-based investment group and Macau-based gaming operator to create a real estate investment trust for...
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...
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.
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.
news, macau, gambling

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.