Sunday, July 25, 2021

Malaysia

Berjaya to sell Sports Toto business in corporate overhaul

Malaysia's diversified Berjaya Corp. said it plans to sell its Berjaya Sports Toto number forecasting business as part of a corporate overhaul. 
Genting Building

Genting unit spent $1.22m in New York lobbying in 2020

Genting New York, a unit of Malaysia's Genting Group, spent $1.22 million in lobbying efforts in New York in 2020, making it the sixth-biggest spender in the state.
Danny Too

Interview with Danny Too: Politics dash online expansion hopes [video]

Danny Too, general manager of Cherry Interactive, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief managing editor, Sharon Singleton, about Asia's online gaming industry from PIGOs in the Philippines to developments in Dubai.

Malaysian police bust RM2.8mln gambling syndicate

Police in Kuching, the most populous city in Malaysia's Sarawak state, have busted a RM2.8 million ($670,000) gambling ring.
RGB

RGB COO disposing of shares

The Chief Operating Officer of Malaysia's RGB International is making a further disposal of shares, selling off 500,000 ordinary shares. 
Pfizer vaccine prevents 90% of Covid cases in study

Vaccination rates in Southeast Asia hampering return to ‘normal’

Misinformation and conspiracy theories are hampering Southeast Asian nation's recovery from the pandemic by slowing vaccination rates, reports show.

Genting applies for Malaysian digital banking license

Malaysia's central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia, has closed its application period for five digital banking licenses it is expected to issue by the first quarter of 2022.
Malaysia government

Malaysia announces $36b stimulus package as lockdown extended

Malaysia's government has announced a RM150 billion ($36.1 billion) stimulus package, its fourth this year, to offset the impact of an indefinite lockdown.

Genting’s Lim “super confident” on U.S. business, will seek listing

Genting Chairman Lim Kok Thay said he's "super confident" about the future of the company's U.S. assets and will seek a listing when business improves.

Genting Malaysia closed again, but group impact less than 2020

Genting Malaysia's flagship property Resorts World Genting is expected to be locked down for at least three months as the country battles another outbreak of Covid, however, this year is unlikely to be as bad as 2020 as other global properties reopen, Maybank Investment Bank said.
AGE, australasian gaming expo

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....
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.

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G2E Asia 2021

AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

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.
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.