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Goa grants further six-month extension to casino ships

The Goan government has granted a further six-month extension, until Sept. 30, to the six offshore casino boats in the Mandovi river.
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CCP denies backing Goa license renewal

The mayor of the Corporation of the City of Panaji has denied comments attributed to him in local media saying he supported the renewal of licenses for Goa’s floating casinos for two more years.

Goa offshore casinos given six more months on Mandovi River

Unable to resolve any alternative location, the Goa state cabinet has decided to give the half dozen offshore casinos another six months to remain...

Deltin Caravela to shifts to another end of River Mandovi

Upon request from the Deltin Group, the state government has given permission to the owner of the “Deltin Caravela” casino vessel to shift to...
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Villagers oppose casino relocation

Nerul villagers are opposing a plan to relocate Goa’s floating casinos to a site in Aguada Bay, local media reports.

Goa ports department seeks casino ship site

Goa’s Ports Department has been tasked with finding an alternative location for the state’s six floating casinos away from their current position in the Mandovi River, according to media reports.

Goa casino policy still under consideration

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant says a policy to govern the state’s casinos, coupled with the establishment of a Gaming Commission, is still under examination.
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Big Daddy begins operations in Goa

GoldenGlobe Hotels has begun operations in a new offshore vessel, MV Lucky Seven, that will house the Big Daddy casino at the Mandovi River in Goa, GLaws reports.

Goa casino bill faces BJP opposition

A bill to move Goa’s floating casinos onshore to a gaming and entertainment zone was to have been discussed at a cabinet meeting on Oct. 31st, for passage during the winter session of the assembly, though the move was scuppered due to opposition from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Golden Globe to operate sixth Goa casino

Golden Globe Hotels, owned by politician Gopal Kanda, plans to begin operating a sixth offshore casino in Goa, taking on the Maharajah casino on...

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America. The company is now accelerating its slots expansion campaign in Asia
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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.
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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.
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Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.
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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.
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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.