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Sands Shopping Carnival wins Innovative Exhibition award

Sands China's Sands Shopping Carnival won the Innovative Exhibition Award in the Macao Convention and Exhibition Commendation Awards 2020.

Bonusing and loyalty strategy key to mass-market retention

With Macau continuing to haemorrhage VIP gamblers, there has never been a greater onus on operators in the special administrative region to latch on to the relative predictability afforded by the premium and mass markets.

Morpheus opens new retail space

Melco Resorts’ Morpheus property has unveiled a new unique retail space named “Morpheus Boutique.” The retail space will feature a selection of Macau-first products across...

Japan overtakes Thailand as top China destination

During China’s early October Golden Week holiday, Japan overtook Thailand for the first time as mainland Chinese tourists’ top overseas destination. In part this was...

China’s affluent aren’t using WeChat for luxury: Survey

Luxury brands would be better off not using WeChat when reaching China’s most affluent consumers, according to the survey from Fortune, a Chinese media...

Macau visitor spending gains, led by shopping

Spending by visitors to Macau was up 22 percent in the first quarter, with the biggest amount spent on shopping, according to figures from the Statistics and Census Service.

AGTech launches Indian shopping and gaming platform

AGTech Holdings has announced the launch of a new casual gaming and shopping platform in India, called the Gamepind Platform. Launched on Monday in joint...

Non-gaming spending rises 17.5 percent in 17Q1

Visitor non-gaming expenditure reached MOP 13.75 billion in the second quarter of 2017, representing a rise of 17.5 percent year-on-year, according to information from...

Visitor spending in 17Q1 rises 16.6 percent

Total visitor spending in Macau amounted to MOP 13.5 billion (US$1.7 billion) in the first quarter of 2017, representing an increase of 16.6 percent...

Parisian wins retail award

Sands China’s new French-themed Parisian resort has won an award for shopping center of the year at an event held in Dubai. The 300,000 square...
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.