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SiGMA, Clarion, team for Manila event

SiGMA Group and Clarion Gaming say they are joining forces to produce a gambling show in Manila in June 2020.

Philippines to tighten work visa rules

The Philippines is tightening rules on employment visas for foreigners after surging numbers of workers flocked into the online gaming industry in recent years.

Phil-Asian Gaming Expo to host more than 200 exhibitors

The Phil-Asian Gaming Expo (PAGE) expects to host more than 200 exhibitors at its trade show in Manila in July.

Five killed in Manila casino fire

At least five people have been killed after a fire broke out at a hotel and casino in Manila’s Ermita district on Sunday, forcing...

At least 34 dead in Resorts World Manila attack

At least 34 people are now known to have died in an attack on the Resorts World Manila casino by what is thought to...

Travellers International gaming revenues down sharply in 15Q3

Travellers International, which operates Resorts World Manila, reported gaming revenue of P5.43 billion for the third quarter of 2015 compared with P7.21 billion ($153.4...

Bloomberry’s Razon optimistic for 2016

The anticipated high rollers entering the Philippines will still mainly come from Southeast Asia, not China, news website Rappler reports. "Our high rollers in the...

Morgan Stanley revises down GGR estimates for Philippines

Morgan Stanley analysts have reduced their 2016 gross gaming revenue assumptions for the Philippines casino market to $1.6 billion, representing growth of 8 percent...

Razon says Macau cloud shouldn’t darken Philippine casinos: Bloomberg

Bloomberry Resorts Corp., whose stock is the worst-performing major counter in the Philippines this year, expects its losses to narrow as revenue is growing,...

Pagcor approves Tiger Resorts development plan

Tiger Resort Leisure and Entertainment announced the approval from Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) of the updated implementation plan for its Manila Bay...
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.