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Hokkaido govt seeks public views on IR development

The Hokkaido Prefectural Government has announced that it will be holding explanation meetings with the general public in five locations to both talk about...
President Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte to consider online gambling ban

President Rodrigo Duterte will study whether to ban online gambling in the Philippines following a meeting with President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Friday, according to media reports.

China has no influence on PH online gambling ban

The decision to ban online gambling in the Philippines is up to the country itself, said Manila’s top diplomat in a televised briefing on...

Nagasaki pushes forward on IR bid policy

Despite the delay in central government policy and criticism from some citizen’s groups, Nagasaki Prefecture is pushing ahead with its IR plans, launching the first meeting of an Experts Committee on Wednesday evening.

Duterte yet to meet Domingo over casino moratorium, mind unchanged

President Rodrigo Duterte has not yet changed his position on the moratorium against new casino licenses, according to a presidential spokesperson on Monday. “Until such...

Wakayama symposium promotes Marina City IR

At a symposium held on Monday, the Wakayama prefectural and city governments made their first substantial attempt to explain directly to the local public...

Duterte meets with Melco executives

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday held a meeting with the top executives of Melco Resorts and Entertainment, according to a government news release. While the...

Sands China offers new promotion aimed at MICE industry

Sands China is bolstering its offerings for the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) industry with the launch of a new promotional offer named...

Operators increase security following RWM incident

Macau’s casino operators have been asked to step up their security following the botched robbery at Resorts World Manila on Friday that left more...

Thailand Lottery Office taking notes from PCSO

Delegates from the Thailand Government Lottery Office visited the offices of the the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) earlier this month to learn about...
Solid Gaming

Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

Instant and secure deposits

AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

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 – 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 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.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations...
gaming webinar south korea

South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

Betting on Sports America

SBC Awards 2020

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

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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.
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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.
asia gaming briefings Sep 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.