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PAGCOR boosts government cash remittances to P17b

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) said it had increased its cash dividend donations to the National Treasury by P5 billion bringing the total to P17 billion ($340.9 million) for 2019. 

Australian bookies receive record fine for illegal advertising

Australian bookmakers Ladbrokes and Neds have been fined a total of $207,500 for offering illegal gambling inducements to NSW residents, the largest ever fine...

The home of global eGaming regulation

Alderney eGambling returns to ICE 2020, showcasing the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC), a global leader in eGaming regulation. The AGCC has been regulating...

Spintec Sic Bo / Craps ETG approved by DICJ

Spintec’s Karma Electronic Sic Bo / Craps has become the first ETG of its kind to be approved in Macau, allowing players to freely...

Tinian looks to CCC for guidance on regulations

The Tinian Casino Gaming Control Commission is requesting guidance from the Commonwealth Casino Commission in regards to regulations in Tinian, in light of a...

Casino Management Board set for Jan. 7

The Abe Cabinet adopted an ordinance on Friday to establish the long-awaited Casino Management Board on January 7, 2020.

DOF to re-approach privatization of PAGCOR casinos

The Philippines’ Department of Finance is renewing its push to privatize the country’s state-owned casinos, a move that could earn the government around P300...

Paulo Martins Chan granted Regulator of the Year Award

Paulo Martins Chan, director of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ), has received the 2019 Regulator of the Year for Asia / Australasia...

DICJ no plans to blanket ban digital surveillance

The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has clarified that it will not ban digital surveillance equipment in casinos, but instead require operators to obtain...

Japan’s GCM agrees $500m investment in Imperial Pacific project

Japan’s GCM Ltd. has agreed to invest $500 million in the first phase of Imperial Pacific’s integrated resort on Saipan, the company says.

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. The company is now accelerating its slots expansion campaign in Asia
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.