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Dream11 acquires AI-backed fantasy sports startup

Dream Sports, the parent company of fantasy sports platform and IPL 2020’s title sponsor Dream11 has acquired artificial intelligence (AI)-backed fantasy sports startup FanDuniya.

Credit Suisse suggests Crown-Star merger

Credit Suisse believe it's time to examine the possibility of a Crown-Star tie up in light of both companies' reduced revenue from the pandemic and China's clampdown on overseas gambling activities.

Caesars merger creates largest US casino company

The effective takeover of Eldorado Resorts of Caesars Entertainment to create a new, merged company under the Caesars name has created the largest casino...

Empire Resorts shareholders approve acquisition from Genting

Shareholders of Empire Resorts have approved of its merger with Genting Malaysia, which will see Genting own 38.3 percent of the company. Earlier this month,...
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Genting owns 38.3% of Empire after offer

Genting Malaysia said it has acquired 13.2 million shares in Empire Resorts and it owns approximately 38.3 percent of the company.
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Genting rejects Empire investor’s allegations

Genting Malaysia says a lawsuit filed by an investor against Empire Resorts is without merit.
Paddy Power

Paddy Power and PokerStars to create global online power

Flutter Entertainment, the owner of Paddy Power, has agreed to buy the parent company of PokerStars in an all-stock transaction to create the world’s largest online business.
Tabcorp

Tabcorp FY revenue up 8.7 percent on lottery/keno

Tabcorp posted an 8.7 percent increase in revenue in the first full year after combining with Tatts Group, with a strong contribution from its lottery and keno division.

Caesars tells staff merger likely to mean job losses

Caesars Entertainment has told staff that its $17.3 billion merger with Eldorado Resorts will likely result in a reduction in headcount, though it’s too early in the process to give details.

Clairvest agrees to South American casino merger

The Clairvest Group of Canada, which has been exploring IR opportunities in Japan, has signed an MoU that would merge its South American casinos...
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.
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.
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.