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Interblock promotes Michael Hu to president Asia Pacific

Interblock said it has promoted Michael Hu from Vice President of Asia to President of Asia Pacific, as it continues its global expansion. Michael, who...

Paul Baker appointed as president of Grand Lisboa Palace

Casino operator SJM Holdings has announced the appointment of Paul Baker as the new president of Grand Lisboa Palace, which is expected to open...

Genting HK announces new president and CEO

Genting Hong Kong announced the appointment of Tom Wolber as the president and CEO of Crystal Cruises on Friday, succeeding Edie Rodriguez. According to a...

MGM appoints ex-diplomat as head of Japan

MGM Resorts International reinforced its commitment to the Japanese market today as it announced the appointment of former Charge d'Affaires, United States Embassy Tokyo,...

SG names new president and chief operating officer

Scientific Games Corp. on Monday announced the appointment of Karin-Joyce Tjon as its new president and COO effective Feb. 13, 2017, according to a...

MGM’s Murren concerned about Trump’s impact on diplomatic ties

MGM Resorts chief executive James Murren has speculated that Donald Trump's presidency may hurt casino interests in East Asia, specifically in Macau. MGM Resorts, which...

Coughlan named as Wynn Macau president

Wynn Macau has announced the appointment of Ian Michael Coughlan as president of the company, effective immediately. The operator said Coughlan has been and will...

Scientific Games CEO change, solid 16Q2 results

Scientific Games Corp on Friday announced Kevin M. Sheehan as the company’s new CEO and president. He will also serve on the company’s board...

Sands China appoints Wilfred Wong as new president

Sands China Ltd. announced the appointment of Wilfred Wong, a property development and construction expert with close ties to the Beijing and Macau governments,...

Hikaru “Terry” Izawa appointed president of JCM Global

JCM Global CEO Yojiro Kamihigashi has appointed long-time JCM leader Hikaru “Terry” Izawa as President of JCM Global, pending any necessary regulatory approvals. Izawa...
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. 

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...

ASEAN Gaming Summit postponed to 2021 Q2

Given the continued uncertainty and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia Gaming Brief has decided to postpone this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit...

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.
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...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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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.
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.