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Macau visitors up 207 percent in August

Macau visitors up 207 percent in August

Macau has recorded a nearly 207 percent jump in visitors in August over the previous month as Covid-19 border restrictions on Mainland Chinese visitors...

Goa hoteliers demand tax breaks

Hotel owners in Goa want the government to provide tax breaks as key attractions that draw tourists, such as the floating casinos and pubs, remain shut.

Macau visitor numbers fall 93.7% in March, length of stay increases

The number of visitors to Macau fell by 93.7 percent year-on-year to 212,311 in the month of March, due to the continued impact of...
China tourists

China to account for 20% of global tourism market by 2030

China is likely to account for 20 percent of the global tourism market by 2030, with the market splitting into three distinct segments, the China Outbound Tourism Institute (Cotri) estimates.
AGE-2019 crowds

AGE visitors up 3 percent, seminars standing-room only

The Australasian Gaming Expo has attracted 3,100 visitors, with registrations up 3 percent from 2018 and arrivals on day one also gaining 3 percent. 
GKL Seven Luck

Korea’s foreigner-only casinos post strong gains in 2018

South Korea’s foreigner-only casinos posted strong revenue growth in 2018, gaining 34 percent over the prior year, according to figures from the country’s National Gambling Control Commission.

Tourism trends offer good news for regional IRs

There may only be one or two IRs established in the smaller, regional areas of Japan in the 2020s, but current trends in the...

Macau GGR set for new records: Bloomberg

Gross gambling revenue in Macau is likely to rise 14 percent in 2018 before moving on to set record highs in 2019, Bloomberg reported,...

Chinese tourist numbers to Cambodia on the rise

The number of Chinese tourists visiting Cambodia rose 45.7 percent year-on-year to 841,340 in the first nine months of the year, according to a...

Tigre de Cristal sees surge in visitation, casino revenue from tourists

Russia's major casino - Tigre de Cristal - in the Primorye gambling zone receives 95 percent of its revenues from foreign tourists, Primorye Vice...
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. 

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...

ASEAN Gaming Summit postponed to 2021 Q2

Given the continued uncertainty and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia Gaming Brief has decided to postpone this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit...

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.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

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.
asia gaming briefings Sep 20

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.