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Cambodia casino reopenings underway

Cambodia casino reopenings underway

Cambodia’s more than one hundred casinos are in the process of reopening, according to a report in the Phnom Penh Post. The report quotes Ministry...

Century Entertainment withdraws from Cambodia VIP room

Century Entertainment announced to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that it has terminated its licensing agreement to operate a VIP room at the Genting...

Donaco gains court extension of share freeze order

Donaco International announced that the Supreme Court of New South Wales has granted its request for a further extension until May 1 of a...

Donaco suffers weak financial results in December

In a report to the Australian Stock Exchange, Donaco International admitted that its financial results were very weak at the end of last year,...

Police detain three men in kidnap plot over gambling debts

Three Chinese gamblers were kidnapped by four other Chinese nationals, including a casino owner, in an effort to recover about $1.22 million in unpaid...

Living the stream

If you’ve paid a visit to any of the major gambling exhibitions in the past few years it’s clear that live casino is viewed as the future of online gaming, supplanting software-generated games dictated by RNGs. It’s the realism and transparency that appeals to players. Cambodia has wasted little time becoming a live casino hub in the Far East with increasing numbers of casinos installing cameras and the necessary tech to cater to remote gamblers – particularly in China. Business is booming and other jurisdictions, such as the Philippines are also joining the party, with predictions for further expansion.

Star Vegas VIP rolling chip turnover up 43 percent in September quarter

Boutique casino operator Donaco International announced that its VIP rolling chip turnover at Star Vegas Resort and Club casino in Poipet, Cambodia, grew 43...

Donaco launches Heng Sheng gaming facility

Donaco International Limited has confirmed that the Heng Sheng VIP club at the Star Vegas casino in Poipet, Cambodia, was successfully launched on September 20. Heng...

Donaco strikes agreement with VIP promoter Heng Sheng Group

Donaco International has signed an agreement with Heng Sheng Group, a Macau VIP gaming promoter, to bring its VIP players to the Star Vegas Resort...

CORRECTED: Star Vegas EBITDA up 20 percent in FY2015

Donaco International's Star Vegas Resort and Club in Poipet, Cambodia, reported earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of $58.2 million for the...
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...
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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.
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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.