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Genting HK agrees financing package with creditors

Genting Hong Kong has reached a financing accord with creditors under which it will receive EUR300 million ($362.2 million) in new funding and the renegotiation of interest and maturities on existing debt.
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China claims to be winning cross-border gambling battle

China has investigated 18,000 cases of cross-border gambling and apprehended more than 110,000 people since 2020 and says it's reversing the rising trend, according to the Ministry of Public Security.
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Macau hotel occupancy rate tops 80% in Golden Week

Macau's hotel occupancy during the May Golden Week holiday reached more than 80 percent, better than tourism authorities expected.
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Macau Govt to discuss new concessions with legislators on May 17

The Macau government is set to hold a consultation session with legislators later this month (May 17) to discuss future new gaming concessions. 

Chinese pent up demand not fully factored into Macau stocks: UBS

Analysts from swiss bank UBS have upgraded its rating for the Macau gaming sector to “buy”, noting that upside potential from China’s pent up demand has not been fully factored in. 
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Macau average daily visitation gains 40% in Golden Week from April

The average daily number of tourists to Macau during the Golden Week holiday was 37,000, which is a gain of nearly 40 percent from April's average daily arrivals, according to official figures.
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Studio City gets extension to complete Phase 2

Melco Resorts has been given an extension on its deadline to complete its phase 2 expansion of Studio City in Macau. The latest extension takes the deadline to December 27, 2022, around 7 months of extra time.
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Macau mass market to see strong growth, but future supply a concern

Macau's mass gaming market is likely to grow in the high single digits from 2022 once the pandemic eases, but growth going forward will depend on the ability to bring new attractions and products online, industry experts on a gaming panel said.

Macau regulator term extended for two years

Adriano Ho's tenure as head of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ), Macau's casino regulator, has been extended for another two years.

SJM plans HKD and MOP-denominated note issue

SJM Holdings said it plans to raise funds through an issue of Hong Kong-dollar and Macau-pataca-denominated notes to refinance existing debt.
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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....
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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.
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.