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Police bust fraud group using Wynn Macau name

Mainland police have cracked down on an online fraud group who was found running an investment scam using the name of one of Macau’s...

Authorities arrest 342 Chinese in an investment scam outfit

The Philippines on Friday said it has detained hundreds of Chinese workers, as part of a continued crackdown against unlicensed online gaming businesses.  A total...

150 Chinese nationals deported in gaming VoIP scam

Around 150 Chinese nationals have been deported from Cambodia, accused of extorting money from victims in a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) scam, local...

ED seizes $17 million in property from Santiago Martin

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday seized assets worth more than Rs.119 crore (US$17 million) belonging to lottery king Santiago Martin, local media reports. According to...

Police take down fake gaming chip gang

Macau’s judiciary police have cracked down a fake gaming chip case that had been on-going for more than two years, local media reports. Last...

Mizoram opposition accuses CM of lottery tender scam

The main opposition party in Mizoram, the Mizo National Front (MNF) has called out chief minister Lal Thanhawla for his involvement in a multi-crore...

Two men charged with using counterfeit chips

Two men were arrested earlier this week for using counterfeit gambling chips in a casino in Cotai, Macau TDM reports. The two suspects from mainland...

Conman cheats three mainland men out of HK$200,000

Three mainland men were cheated out of HK$200,000 (US$25,600) by a conman claiming to be a junket promoter, according to the Judiciary Police (PJ). According...

MBS casino chip scammer sentenced to prison

The man behind Singapore’s biggest counterfeit casino chip scam has been sentenced to seven years and four months jail, local media reports. In late 2015,...

Police arrest three for cheating in Sihanoukville casino

Cambodian police have arrested three local residents for allegedly cheating in a Sihanoukville casino, local media reports. The men were usings tricks and hiding cards...
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.