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H.K. mulls cutting quarantine to 7 days for vaccinated travellers

Hong Kong will shorten hotel quarantine for fully vaccinated travelers, providing they pass an antibody test and are not coming in from countries deemed as high risk, Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar with the situation.

HK police arrest 79 in raids on gambling den, illegal pub

Hong Kong police have arrested 79 people in raids on an illegal underground gambling den and an illegal pub. 
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South Shore could be handed winding up petition if debt unpaid 

South Shore Holdings, the operator of luxury hotel, The 13, says it has received a statutory demand from its creditor to pay its debt of HK$3.3 billion within three weeks, or it may be presented with a winding up petition from the company. 

Get Nice flags positive profit for year ended Mar 31

Hong Kong-listed Get Nice Holdings has told investors it expects to record an increase in profit of approximately 59 percent for the year ended March 31, 2021.

Interview with Martin Purbrick: Not all regulation is created equal [video]

Martin Purbrick, director of Purbrick & Associates, who consults on risk related issues with a special focus on sports betting and integrity, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about the boom in illegal online gambling during the pandemic, the risks for sports integrity and how regulation can help, but that not all regulation is created equal.
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“Seacations” offer Genting HK potential revenue relief

Genting Hong Kong, which this week said it was assessing whether it has enough financial resources to continue operating, will be permitted to offer “seacation” cruises from Hong Kong from July.

HK to begin cruises to nowhere from July

Hong Kong will allow the resumption of cruises to nowhere from July, providing welcome relief for Genting HK, which has warned it may not be able to continue as a going concern due to the pandemic.

HKJC launches football betting app “GoalX” 

The Hong Kong Jockey Club is pleased to announce the launch of its new “GoalX” mobile app, providing information on football matches, live statistics, betting, live game watching, and a personalized journey in a single application.
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Genting HK concerned with ability to continue operating

Casino cruise operator Genting Hong Kong said it is assessing whether the group will have sufficient financial resources to continue operating, and that it was concerned with the continued uncertainties brought on by the covid-19 pandemic.
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South Shore to lose engineering arm for failure to repay loan

South Shore Holdings, owner and operator of The 13 hotel, could lose its engineering arm in order to repay its debts to one of its major lenders. 
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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.

Regulating the Game 2021

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Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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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.
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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.