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Crown Perth reopening from Saturday May 8

Crown Perth, which has had a choppy few weeks in terms of openings and forced Covid closures, said it's reopening from May 8th.
star sydney

Star Entertainment’s first five months showcases domestic resilience

Australian casino operator Star Entertainment said its gross gambling revenue was up 37 percent year-on-year in the five months from January to May, highlighting the resilience of Australia’s domestic market.
tabcorp

Apollo Management ups offer for Tabcorp wagering business

Australian wagering giant Tabcorp on Thursday said it has received a revised proposal from Apollo Management to acquire its wagering & media and gaming services businesses for A$4 billion. 
Scientific Games

Scientific Games eyes listing on ASX

U.S. gaming supplier Scientific Games is looking at listing on the Australian Stock Exchange, which would help raise funds and reduce debt.
Agb Podcast, Jeffrey Williams

Jeffrey Williams on Australia’s hospitality staff shortage [Podcast]

This week's AGB Podcast features Australian hospitality recruitment executive Jeffrey Williams, CEO of Barcats, who gives a deeper dive into Australia's hospitality staff shortage crisis. 
Crown-Perth

Crown Perth to close until May 8 as restrictions are reimposed

Crown Resorts said its casino in Perth will close again due to renewed Covid restrictions in Western Australia, this time until May 8th.

Australia gambling spend rises 0.5% in FY2018/2019, casinos down 4.8%

The total amount spent on gambling in Australia in the fiscal year ending June 2019 rose 0.5 percent to A$25 billion, although casino revenue dropped 4.8 percent.

Crown gets further extension of Sydney liquor license

Crown Resorts said New South Wales regulators have granted the company a further extension of its liquor license at its Sydney property until the end of October.

Entain offer for Tabcorp assets still too low, demerger likely: J.P. Morgan

The U.K.'s Entain Group has upped its offer for Tabcorp's wagering & media unit by $0.5 billion to $3.5 billion, which analysts at J.P. Morgan estimate is still too low.
Crown-Melbourne

Crown Resorts gets maximum A$1m fine over junket lapses

Crown Resorts has received the maximum fine possible under the Casino Control Act for its lax control over junket operations at its flagship Crown Melbourne property.
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.