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Chiba mayor says IR bid decision to come before end of March

Chiba Mayor Toshihito Kumagai stated on Tuesday that his city’s decision on whether or not to go forward with an IR bid will be announced by the end of March 2020 at the latest, which is the first time that he has provided a time frame.

Francis Lui: GEG has participated in eight Japan RFIs

Galaxy Entertainment Group Vice-Chairman Francis Lui released a statement on Thursday revealing that his company had participated in RFIs or RFCs in eight Japanese cities and prefectures, and was preparing a ninth.
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Genting to raise $3.2b in yen-denominated bonds

Genting Singapore said it will issue yen-denominated bonds in Japan, even as it continues to maintain public silence about its IR campaign in the country.

Yokohama IR plans top out at $11.8b

The Yokohama city government released on Monday a more detailed summary of the results of the RFI process carried out last summer, revealing that the investment amounts proposed by the operators for an IR at the Yamashita Pier location ranged from JPY620 billion (about $5.6 billion) to JPY1.3 trillion (about $11.8 billion).
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Wakayama launches public tender for IR advisory firm

The Wakayama prefectural government has launched a public tender for an advisory firm that will help guide it through the IR licensing process until...

Wakayama Prefecture sets up dedicated IR policy team

The Wakayama Prefectural Government has established an eight-member team to work full-time on the project of bringing an IR to the Marina City location....

72 companies attend Tokoname RFI briefings

A total of 72 companies sent representatives to the pair of RFI briefings held by the Aichi prefectural government last week, which is related...
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First Wakayama RFI briefing attracts 49 companies

The first of two briefings regarding the RFI process of Wakayama’s expected IR bid revealed strong interest from the business community as a total...

Hokkaido governor adopts neutral posture on IR bids

With four separate municipal governments now considering IR licensing bids within her prefecture, Hokkaido Governor Harumi Takahashi made comments last Thursday indicating that she...

Nagasaki RFI to be conducted next month

Nagasaki Prefectural Government Planning & Development section chief Matsuyama Satoshi says the government is planning to conduct its Request for Information (RFI) process in...
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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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.

Regulating the Game 2021

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Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
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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.