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Japan imposes quarantine on travelers from China, South Korea

Japan has imposed a 14-day quarantine to all travelers from Greater China countries, including Macau, Hong Kong, and Mainland China amid the coronavirus outbreak,...

MGM Resorts, Wynn Macau flags coronavirus concerns

MGM Resorts and Wynn Macau have identified the coronavirus outbreak as a risk to its businesses but said they are not able to quantify...

Aristocrat donates surgical masks to Macau SAR government

In light of the shortage of surgical masks throughout Macau, Aristocrat Macau has donated a significant allocation of surgical masks to the Macau SAR...

Macau casino construction delayed due to virus

A number of casino expansion projects in Macau have been halted or slowed due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, according to Morningstar analyst...

Sands China concerned over misleading viral video

Sands China has refuted an online video purporting to show Sands China’s current team member accommodations, which has made its rounds across social media. Sands...

MGM donates 500,000 surgical masks to Macau government

MGM says it is closely monitoring the coronavirus epidemic situation and has rolled out a series of epidemic relief and preventive measures over the...

Wynn donates 1 million medical facemasks to Macau government

With the COVID-19 outbreak having caused a shortage of medical supplies in many countries, Wynn today announced its donation of 1 million medical masks...

Sands China, MGM China aid fight against Coronavirus

Macau casino operators Sands China and MGM China have pledged donations to help contain the spread of the coronavirus and to help assist relief...

POGO to implement measures against viral outbreak

Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) have agreed to implement measures against the coronavirus after the country’s first death from the viral disease on Saturday,...

Coronavirus impact on aviation and tourism worse than SARS

The Center for Aviation (CAPA) says it expects the Wuhan Virus will have a ‘vastly’ greater impact on the region’s aviation and tourism than...
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.