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Imperial Pacific International

IPI resort should be “blown to smithereens,” lawmaker says

Imperial Pacific International's under construction resort on Saipan should be "blown to smithereens," if the Casino Control Commission revokes the company's operating license, lawmaker Vicente Camacho said.
Crown-Melbourne

Crown hires powerbroker to advise on probe fallout

Crown Resort has reportedly hired a powerful government lobbyist, former senator Stephen Conroy, as a consultant to deal with the fallout from the findings of the Victorian Royal Commission.
Alex O'Brien

Interview with Alex O’Brien: How poker trains the mind

Alex O’Brien, an author who is passionate about the game of poker shares what she has learned and talks about the need for the industry to improve its image to present poker as a true skill-based game, rather than a male-dominated bad boys’ sport.
Marina Bay Sands

LVS stock drops as analysts downgrade forecasts

Shares in Las Vegas Sands fell more than three percent in trading on Thursday after analysts reduced their earnings forecasts for the year following weaker-than-consensus Q2 results.
Macau

Macau operators each donate MOP10m for China flood relief

Macau's six operators have now all pledged MOP10 million ($1.25 million) each to help the victims of flooding in Henan province. 

Laos denied petition to seize U.S. assets to settle casino debt

The government of Laos has been denied a petition to seize lakefront properties in the U.S. state of Idaho in its attempt to enforce a $3.7 million settlement related to casino projects in the country.
floating-casino-india

India’s GST council to study taxation of gambling industry

India’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has set up a seven-member panel of ministers from different states to examine how to value and tax services provided by India's gambling industry.
Interblock

Interblock gets orders for 123 play stations in the Philippines

Interblock said it has received orders for 123 play stations in the Philippines from three casinos, including the soon to open Nustar Resort & Casino on Cebu. 
Crown resorts, casino

Crown stock slips as investors ponder potential license loss

Shares in Crown Resorts slipped for a second day as analysts begin to mull the impact of the potential loss of a casino license at the company’s flagship property in Melbourne.
MGM Osaka Air

Osaka IR in line with government vision, Wakayama approves Clairvest

MGM Resorts and Orix Corp.'s $9 billion Osaka IR in are in line with what the government had envisaged. Wakayama has officially approved Clairvest Neem Venture’s plans to develop an integrated resort in the city.
AGE, australasian gaming expo

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2022

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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.

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G2E Asia 2021

AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
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.