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PAGCOR delivers aid to typhoon-devastated Cagayan

Much-needed aid reached thousands of families after the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) delivered essential goods to Cagayan, which were recently devastated by floods brought by Typhoon Ulysses.

PAGCOR provides aid to super typhoon Rolly victims

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) said it has delivered immediate help to thousands of residents in the Bicol region who were affected by super typhoon Rolly, delivering food and non-food relief packs. 

Macau operators discuss typhoon contingency plans with DICJ

Macau’s six concessionaires met with the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau earlier this week to coordinate measures ahead of the peak typhoon season, starting...

IPI temporarily shuts casino amidst island tourism slump

Imperial Pacific International will be temporarily shutting down its casino operations “until further notice” in the wake of Super Typhoon Yutu, local media reports....

Typhoon Mangkut caused MOP1.55 billion in economic losses

Macau’s Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) has estimated at least MOP1.55 billion (US$191.6 million) in economic losses occurred as a result of Typhoon Mangkhut,...

Super typhoon unlikely to affect Macau before Oct 30

Super Typhoon “Yutu” is unlikely to affect Macao before October 30, according to an announcement from the Macao Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau. The announcement, made...

Typhoon Mangkhut dampened otherwise strong Sept GGR

Macau GGR in September rose only 2.8 percent year-on-year - affected by casino closures during Typhoon Mangkhut and related disruptions. According to data from...

Sands Cares ambassadors help clear Typhoon Mangkhut debris

Around 60 volunteers from the Sands Cares Ambassador programme helped clean up Hac Sa beach Tuesday morning, where they disposed of branches, rubbish, and...

Macau reopens casinos as Typhoon Mangkhut passes

With Typhoon Mangkhut moving away, the Macau government has issued the all-clear to re-open all casinos from 4am Monday, hoisting a No.3 Typhoon signal....

Macau shuts down casinos ahead of typhoon

China's gambling enclave shut down all gaming operations across its 42 casinos on Saturday night in order to brace for the impact of Typhoon...
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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. 

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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 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.
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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...
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South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

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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.