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World Cup draws record bets but predictable final damps profit

With the football World Cup finally at a close, Russian bookies are finding their profits are lower than expected, despite a surge in volume. Russian...

Chinese authorities crack down on WeChat betting groups

The Chinese government has been working hard to clamp down on illegal World Cup betting groups organized on WeChat, Taobao and QQ, Global Times...

Thai police arrest 3,000 gamblers in just four days

In just four days since the start of the World Cup, Thai police have arrested around 3,000 gamblers and bookies nationwide, working with financial...

Thai authorities see success in World Cup crackdown…industry less so

Elephants took to a football pitch in Thailand’s ancient capital of Ayutthaya this week in an effort to raise awareness among young people about...

Syndicates secure bank accounts ahead of World Cup

With only a few days to the FIFA World Cup, bookmaking syndicates in Malaysia have been busy securing bank accounts from individuals to be...

Golden Race World Cup will be ‘Game of the year’

Award-winning virtual sports developer Golden Race is launching a brand new virtual football product ahead of the World Cup. The Golden Race World Cup mirrors the...

World Cup could lead to weaker summer GGR growth: MS

The upcoming World Cup could result in weaker than expected GGR growth in the summer, while Union Pay POS terminal concerns are overblown, say...

Illegal offshore bookmakers lure Russian punters

At least $1 billion a year has been estimated to go to illegal offshore gambling websites from Russian punters, according to reports. The figure is...

Illegal offshore bookmakers lure Russian punters

At least $1 billion a year has been estimated to go to illegal offshore gambling websites from Russian punters, according to reports. The figure is...

Login Casino to launch online betting conference in November

Online magazine Login casino is launching a new online conference in November, focused on opportunities for bookmakers during the FIFA World Cup 2018. The most...

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America.
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.
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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.