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SkyCity Adelaide to reopen on June 29

SkyCity Adelaide will reopen for business on June 29, though only to members and with reduced hours, according to a statement from the company. SkyCity...

Crown Perth to resume operations on June 27

In a statement to the Australian Securities Exchange, Crown Resorts announced on Tuesday that Crown Perth would resume operations on Saturday, June 27. The reopening...

Marina Bay Sands begins first stages of reopening

Non-gaming shops at Marina Bay Sands have reopened to Sands Rewards loyalty program members after a two-month closure. At this point, all other facilities will...

Reef Hotel Casino anticipates opening on July 11

The Reef Casino Trust reported to the Australian Securities Exchange on Wednesday that it anticipates that the Queensland government will allow it to reopen...

Melco reopens four Cyprus casinos as of Saturday

Melco Resorts’ Cyprus casinos have reopened as of Saturday, June 13 with stringent health and safety protocols in place, according to a company announcement.  The...

PAGCOR issues reopening guidelines for E-Games, Bingo, Poker venues

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has issued a memorandum to Bingo, E-Games and Poker operators on Friday, requiring venues to adhere to...

Corona Resort reopens as of May 8

The Corona Resort & Casino has reopened as of Friday 8th May, following a three-week closure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.  According to...

Australia aims to reopen the economy by July

The Australian government has announced a three-phase plan to fully reopen its economy by July.  According to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, the first step would...

NZ gaming industry ready to reopen

New Zealand’s pubs and taverns are preparing to welcome players back to their gaming rooms, with the country likely to further ease COVID-19 restrictions...

Melco Cyprus casinos to reopen mid-July

Melco Resorts’ Cyprus casinos will remain closed until at least mid-July, though some businesses on the Mediterranean island have been allowed to reopen, local...
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...
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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.
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.