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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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Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

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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 – 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.
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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.
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The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations...
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The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

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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.
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