Sunday, August 1, 2021

Macau

Grand Lisboa Palace opens with mass gaming only, 118 tables to be transferred to...

The last major integrated resort scheduled to open on the Cotai Strip, the Grand Lisboa Palace, opened its doors to the public at noon on Friday.
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Scientific Games launches new igaming slot Invaders Megaways

Scientific Games has gone live with its flagship 2021 iGaming release Invaders Megaways, a highly polished space-themed title with a feature on every spin.
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Sci Games’ Jin Ji Bao Xi game series receives Megaways makeover

Scientific Games extends popular slot franchise Jin Ji Bao Xi with a new iGaming title that incorporates the iconic Megaways mechanic.

Macau further tightens China border restrictions

As the Nanjing outbreak continues to spread, authorities have mandated that all air travellers arriving in Macau from July 31st onwards will be required to present a negative nucleic acid test taken within 48 hours of their departure.

Macau hotel occupancy down 16.8% m-o-m in June

Amongst increased border restrictions due to outbreaks in Mainland China, hotel room occupancy rates in Macau fell by nearly 17 percent month-on-month, to 45.3 percent.

Macau seen coming back stronger from Covid: MS

Morgan Stanley has added its take to analysts predicting a rosy future for Macau, saying the gambling hub will come back stronger than before due to lower expenses and a better operating mix.

Grand Lisboa Palace bookings open, DICJ confirms 150 new tables

Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, or DICJ, has confirmed to Asia Gaming Brief that the watchdog has granted 150 new-to-market gaming tables for SJM's new flagship property the Grand Lisboa Palace.
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SJM’s Grand Lisboa Palace to open July 30 with 150 new tables

SJM Chairman Daisy Ho revealed on Wednesday that the Grand Lisboa Palace, the group’s flagship property on the Cotai Strip, is going to hold a partial opening on July 30th.

Melco’s Altira to shift from VIP focus to premium mass

Melco Resorts says it is shifting the focus of its Altira property in Macau from VIP to that of premium mass, as part of the company’s strategic shift towards the high-margin market. 

Melco not seeing much impact from recent outbreak

Melco Resorts CEO Lawrence Ho said the company has not seen much of an impact from the recent Covid-19 outbreak in China.
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2022

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.

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G2E Asia 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.