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NagaWorld workers strike for higher pay

Thousands of employees working at NagaWorld in Cambodia have gone on strike, demanding higher pay and better working conditions, local media reports.  Around 3,000 workers...

Gaming-related crimes rise in 19H1

Police authorities have indicated that gaming-related loan sharking cases increased by 15.2 percent in 19H1, local media reports.  Some 968 cases were reported in the...

SJM announces salary hike for employees

Macau casino operator SJM Holdings has announced a raise to its employees salaries, which will take place at the start of April. According to a...

Welfare lottery sales up 5.1 pct in 2017

China’s welfare lottery sales increased 5.1 percent year-on-year in 2017, reaching RMB 217 billion (US$33 billion), Xinhua reports. According to a statement by the welfare...

DFNN revenue and profit skyrocket in 17H1

Philippine technology firm DFNN Inc. saw net profit rise 456 percent year-on-year to P101.8 million over a surge in revenues from its gaming platform...

Rise in visitors and hotel occupancy this CNY

Macau will likely see a rise in hotel occupancy and visitor arrivals over the coming Chinese New Year holiday, says Chan Chi Kit, president...

Top judge warns against rising gaming-related crimes

Court of Final Appeal president Sam Hou Fai has warned of a rising number of gaming-related crimes committed outside casinos, local media reports. Macau’s top...

Gaming stocks rise following changes to visas

Hong Kong-listed shares of the big casino operators in Macau are soaring after changes to visa rules allowing mainland visitors to stay seven days...

Wynn Macau announces 5 percent salary Increase

Wynn Macau announced a 5 percent salary increase, effective March 1, 2015, for all eligible employees of Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace, excluding senior...

Getting through to the other side

We enter a week, and the final month of the year, with a global economy tipping wildly between extremes of optimism and pessimism.
Solid Gaming

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. 

Instant and secure deposits

AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

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 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.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

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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South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

Betting on Sports America

SBC Awards 2020

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

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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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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.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.