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Crown chair concedes ineptitude may have lead to money laundering

The series of embarrassing revelations from a suitability probe in Sydney continue, with Crown Resorts Chair Helen Coonan admitting the company may have enable money laundering through "ineptitude."

Myanmar probes China casino town

Myanmar is reportedly investigating a building project on the border with Thailand that is mushrooming into a casino town, according to local media reports.

NSW Crown probe set to resume with narrowed focus

The NSW government’s inquiry into Crown Resorts’ casino license in Sydney is set to resume after a three-month suspension due to covid-19, however, the...

Covid-19 forces postponement of Crown/Melco inquiry

A public hearing into probity and licensing issues related to Crown Resorts and Melco Resorts & Entertainment has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak, local media reports.

Melco required to share privileged documents in NSW probe

The NSW government has won a legal battle that would see Melco Resorts be forced to share nine company documents that they wanted to...

Melco allowed to keep certain documents secret in Crown inquiry

Hong Kong-listed Melco Resorts has won a battle to keep its legally privileged documents secret from public inquiry after a decision was made by...

Lawmaker requests probe into underreported casino revenue

A member of the House Committee on Games and Amusement has filed a resolution urging Congress to look into the tax compliance of integrated...
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Second whistleblower accuses Crown of customs offences

Tasmanian MP Andrew Wilkie plans to call for a royal commission inquiry into Crown Resorts after a second whistleblower claimed the company is helping VIPs to bypass customs.

Crown views regulatory inquiries as a forum

Crown Resorts will use a number of state and federal inquiries into its alleged ties to Chinese criminals as a “forum to provide our...

Melco likely to target full Crown acquisition: Bernstein

Melco’s moves to acquire a 19.99 percent interest in Crown Resorts is likely stepping stone for eventually taking controlling ownership, or outright acquisition of...

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America.
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.
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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.