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Gaming company founders join SBC Digital India speaker line-up

The speaker line-up for the SBC Digital India conference and exhibition is set to feature the founders of some of the market leaders in the country’s fast-growing real-money gaming industry.

Meghalaya state begins regulation of online gaming

Cabinet minister James K. Sangma has revealed that the state administration has approved the Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Ordinance of 2021, which is aimed at regulating online gaming.

Nazara Technologies becomes first India gaming startup to file for IPO

Nazara Technologies, whose offerings include fantasy sports and real money quizzing, has become the first Indian gaming startup to apply for a stock market listing.
Ankush Gera

Interview with Ankush Gera: Skills for operating in India [video]

Ankush Gera, founder and CEO of Junglee Games, talks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about the growth of the skill-based gaming market in industry in India, some of the regulatory and operating challenges and what’s driving growth. 

Ankush Gera

Founder and CEO of Junglee Games

Paytm First Games provides online race betting in Maharashtra

The Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC), which conducts horse races in Mumbai and Pune, has begun taking online bets on horse races on Paytm First Games.

Nepal hotel industry seeks more cost cuts to survive

Nepal's hotel industry is struggling to stay afloat given the border restrictions due to Covid-19 and is seeking to implement a "no-work, no pay" system for employees. 

Goa appeals to tourists to observe pandemic precautions

Predicting a spike in Covid-19 cases in January, Goa state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has appealed to tourists to take precautions and to observe government appeals to wear masks and practice social distancing.
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Delta cements India position with Goa IR proposal

One gaming operator to watch in 2021 will be India’s Delta Corp., whose stock got a mid-month bump in December after it announced it had received approval in principle to build an integrated resort on shore in Goa.

Goa authorities frustrated with casino-related parking violations

Goa authorities are starting to get tough with car owners who have been illegally parking and blocking access ways, most of whom are thought to be casino staff and patrons.
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...
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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.
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.