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What does the bitcoin rally mean for gaming?

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise in the last three months has recaptured the news headlines and the imagination of speculators the world over, especially as it continues to set new highs almost daily.
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Cruise stock rally pauses as sailings delayed

Major cruise lines have been pushing back their planned dates to resume sailing as the Covid-19 pandemic drags, helping to dampen a fourth-quarter rally in stocks.

Century Entertainment consolidates shares, ups authorized capital

Century Entertainment, formerly known as Amax International, announced plans to consolidate its shares on a five-for-one basis and to increase its authorized share capital.

HK police arrest 16 in raid on VIP gambling operation

Hong Kong police have arrested 16 people who were running a VIP gambling den, which was believed to have been turning over as much as HK$10 million ($1.28 million) a day. 

Genting HK terminates purchase of Crystal Endeavor expedition ship

In view of the substantial delay in construction and delivery of the vessel due to the impact of Covid-19, the agreement for the sale and leaseback of the Crystal Endeavor expedition ship has been terminated.
HKZM Bridge

Obstacles to integration curb GBA economic benefits: Fitch

The Greater Bay Area project faces significant challenges in achieving full integration, which will limit the economic benefits, Fitch Ratings says.
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Peter Johns: Hard work to be rewarded in 2021

With all the trade shows cancelled and extensive travel bans enforced, it’s been almost impossible to show our customers the new product lines we’ve built this year.

FEC eyes opportunities in Hong Kong exodus to United Kingdom

Hong Kong property developer Far East Consortium International is hoping to capitalize on a potential mass exodus of citizens to the United Kingdom, where it is spearheading a huge urban renewal project.
BBIN Atletico Madrid

BBIN becomes official igaming partner of Atletico Madrid in Asia

BBIN said it has become the Official iGaming Supplier Partner of Atlético de Madrid in Asia.

No HK-Singapore travel bubble in 2020

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore issued a statement indicating that both Hong Kong and Singapore have decided to defer the start of the air travel bubble even further, and it will not be implemented until next year. This is due to Hong Kong’s inability to get the Covid-19 pandemic under control.
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.

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...
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.
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.
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.
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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.