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PAGCOR continues war of words with Quezon mayor

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has again hit out at Quezon City’s acting mayor over her stance towards a planned integrated resort...

MGM appoints former Nevada governor to lead expansion efforts

MGM Resorts International said it has appointed former Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval as president of global gaming development to spearhead the group’s global expansion, particularly in Japan.

Regulator questions 2,000 hotel rooms at IPI resort

Saipan’s gaming regulator has questioned the need for 2,000 hotel rooms at the Imperial Pacific Hotel, as stipulated in the exclusive license agreement, Marianas...

CRA appoints Tan Tee How as chairman

Singapore’s Casino Regulatory Authority has promoted Deputy Chairman Tan Tee How to chairman, taking over from Lee Tzu Yang from April 2. “I would like...

Pagcor to become purely regulatory; Chair faces graft charges

  The Philippine market regulator faces major changes to its role if a new bill is passed by parliament, while the chair of the organization...

Senator calls for online gaming regulator

Philippine Senator Richard Gordon has called for the creation of a new regulator for online gaming in the country, leaving the Philippine Amusement and...

IAGA announces 2017 International Gaming Summit

The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) will hold the 2017 International Gaming Summit from May 30 through June 1, 2017 at the JW...

Former immigration head appointed as Pagcor chair

The Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has named former immigration chief Andrea Domingo as chair of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. Domingo was a strong...
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...
life after pogos

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.