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Power of the pandemic revealed once again

News on Saturday that Singapore and Hong Kong will not be launching their anticipated travel bubble due to a spike of new Covid-19 cases in the Chinese territory has highlighted once again the fragile nature of business planning in the era of the pandemic.

Singapore extends lockdown to June 1

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has extended a partial lockdown across the city-state until June 1 to curb the recent rise in coronavirus...

Vietnam jails Singaporean over online gambling ring

A court in Ho Chi Minh City has sentenced a Singaporean national to 14 months and 24 days in jail for his role in...

Police detain man in VIP room scam

Macau’s Judiciary Police caught a man who was seeking to leave the territory following a scam in which he defrauded two Singaporean women by...

Japan likely to adopt Singapore-style legislation, Fitch says

Japan is likely to adopt gaming regulations that are similar to Singapore, with limited license and an entrance fee for locals, Fitch Ratings says...

Sanum wins appeal case against Laos government

Sanum Investments has won a case before the Appeal Court in Singapore against the Laos government claiming capital investment benefit losses through unfair taxes. The...

Visitor arrivals to Singapore up 1.1 percent in May

Visitor arrivals to Singapore rose 1.1 percent to 1.22 million in May, compared to the same period the year before, with the number of...

Macau should find own path to diversify gaming industry: AGA

The president of the American Gaming Association says Macau should find its own path to develop its non-gaming industry rather than follow the models...
Singapore Pools Sweep Game

OpenBet agrees seven-year contract with Singapore Pools

OpenBet has signed a seven-year contract to provide sports betting products and services to Singapore Pools. OpenBet was selected by Singapore Pools in February 2014...

Genting Singapore’s profits could soar – with the right opportunity

Genting Singapore could ramp up profits by 45 percent if it were to achieve the same EBITDA market share that it achieved in 2011,...
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.

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.
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.
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...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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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.