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Aristocrat mulls M&A to expand in digital

Aristocrat Entertainment CEO Trevor Croker said the company plans to “significantly escalate” its focus on convergence products and services, which may involve mergers and acquisitions.
Coronavirus

Covid-19 changing the rules of the game?

It is indisputable that the COVID-19 pandemic presents an existential threat both to the physical and fiscal viability of nations, such as we have never seen outside a world war in our lifetimes.

India online gaming companies report increase in activity

Online gaming companies in India are seeing a significant increase in activity as Indians stay at home because of the coronavirus, The Hindu reports.
WPT Japan

World Poker Tour sees bright future for Japan table games

Hundreds of eager players gathered in a luxurious Tokyo hotel this month to participate in a three-day tournament hosted by the World Poker Tour, signaling the potential for a bright future for table games within the Japanese market.

XSGames to make its debut to North America

XSGames, a social gaming company in Taiwan, will make its debut to the North American crowd next month at G2E Las Vegas. "XSGames has been...

Scientific Games net loss widens, revenue gains

Scientific Games reported its Q3 net loss widened due to restructuring and other charges, though revenue gained. Revenue was up 7 percent to $821.0 million,...

Resorts World Genting eyes millennials with Zouk club

Malaysia’s Resorts World Genting will open a Zouk Genting nightclub in January as part of its ongoing efforts to revamp the resort and improve...

Novomatic presents collaborative R&D efforts at ICE

Novomatic, one of the biggest international producers and operators of gaming technologies, will be presenting their collaborative R&D efforts within its Austrian group and...

Social casino revenue to top $2.7B

Social casino gambling is expected to rake in $2.7 billion in revenue this year according to Eilers Research gaming analyst Adam Krejcikis, quoted in...

South Korea regulates social gaming

South Korea’s attempt to regulate the so-called “social gambling” industry resulted in a massive blockage of all the games available on Facebook, local press...
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.
Agbriefings February 21

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.
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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.