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Macau Oct. GGR falls 3.2 percent

Macau’s gross gambling revenue dropped 3.2 percent in October, slightly worse than the consensus forecasts from analysts.
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Beijing not likely to resort to additional stimulus: S&P

Beijing is unlikely to resort to significant stimulus measures to boost its slowing economy, despite a further escalation in the trade war with the U.S., S&P Global Ratings says.

Fitch sees Macau GGR growth of 13 percent for 2018

Fitch Ratings says it expects Macau’s gross gambling revenue to gain 13 percent in 2018, moderating from a 36 percent spike recorded in January. The...

February GGR growth expected to reach 16-19 percent: Bernstein

January GGR growth in Macau expected to reach 16 to 19 percent year-on-year, however, the pre-CNY slowdown may affect estimates, said Bernstein in a...

Macau GGR picked up last week, Grand Prix slowdown expected

Macau GGR was much stronger than expected in the second week of November, with month-to-date figures reaching MOP9.4 billion with an ADR of MOP...

Risk consultancy warns of anti-corruption revival

China appears to be ratcheting up its campaign against corruption once again ahead of the Chinese Communist Party Congress later this year, a leading...

March GGR growth seen moderating

Macau’s gross gaming revenue growth is expected to moderate in March after a near 18 percent jump in February that topped expectations, analysts say. Buckingham...

Crown’s homecoming

Crown has recently re-focused its efforts on expanding its Australian business in the wake of the Chinese VIP crackdown and the arrest of 18 of its employees on “gambling related” charges. Crown Resorts has bucked the trend of going global, selling down 155 million ordinary shares in its Melco Crown Entertainment (MCE) joint-venture back to the Macau-based gaming company to refocus on its Australian business. However, the move comes as the market at home stagnates and a crackdown on marketing to VIPs reverberates through the industry.

Success Universe posts 2015 loss, optimistic on future prospects

Macau casino investor Success Universe Group swung to a 2015 loss as shared profit from its flagship Ponte 16 project fell and its lottery...

Chinese lottery operator MelcoLot reports net loss of HK$35.9 million

Chinese lottery services provider MelcoLot Ltd reported a net loss of HK$35.9 million (US$4.5 million) for the year ended Dec. 31, 2015, representing a...
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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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.

Regulating the Game 2021

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Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.