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Macau authorities raid another retailer using illegal UnionPay terminals

Macau authorities have carried out another raid against retailers illegally using mainland UnionPay terminals in Macau. Over MOP280 million (US$35 million) in illegal transactions...

MGM Harbour secures $525 million funding

MGM has announced in a recent filing that its subsidiary MGM National Harbor, LLC, has entered into a $525 million bank facility to fund...

Las Vegas Dec GGR up 8.2 percent

The Las Vegas strip posted an 8.2 percent growth year on year in Dec. 2015, with the slot floor being the highest growth driver,...

Number of Macau junkets down to 141, according to DICJ

The number of VIP junkets in Macau has fallen by 23 percent since Jan. 2015, from 183 to 141, according to data from the...

Cautious optimism for Macau’s mass market story; Union Gaming

Macau's Q4 gross gaming revenue rose sequentially for the first time since the first quarter of 2014, according to figures released by the gaming...

Taiwan elections are a negative for gambling prospects, Union Gaming

Taiwan has elected a new president, Tsai Ing-Wen of the the nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which will also be in control of the...

Changes needed to make Vietnam appealing to investors, says Union Gaming

Vietnam is only likely to be appealing to foreign casino investors if rumoured changes to a casino bill, such as reducing the minimum investment...

Macau junket VIP slot room may affect near-term slot GGR; Union Gaming

Macau’s very first junket driven VIP slot parlor opened at the Jimei Casino on the Macau Peninsula, and may result in near-term disruption to...

Illegal UnionPay transactions low risk to Macau GGR; Union Gaming

The release of transaction data around illegal UnionPay transactions made in Macau in 2015, does not pose a high risk to gross gambling revenue,...

Junket investors to seek safer investments

Junket investors are becoming increasingly likely to seek other - safer - investment opportunities as the junket business languishes, Union Gaming analysts say. “While we...
AGE at ICC Sydney

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....
life after pogos

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.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

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.
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.
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.