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Macau tightens border controls with HK

The Macau Health Bureau has further tightened border controls with Hong Kong in light of the spread of Covid-19 in that territory. The main new...

Macau sees worst monthly performance since crisis

Macau’s gross gambling revenue plunged 97 percent in June, its worst monthly performance since the Covid-19 crisis began.

Macau reports first Covid-19 case since April 8

Macau has reported an imported case of Covid-19, its first case since April 8th.

Return of demand “vague and uncertain,” says Union Gaming

The impact of the coronavirus on the industry in Asia has been unprecedented and the pace of reopenings and return of demand remains “vague and uncertain to say the least,” Union Gaming wrote in a note.
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No immediate liquidity concerns for Macau operators

Macau’s six operators have enough liquidity for the next six months before they are likely to need to draw on debt financing, Bernstein Research reported.

Macau Feb. arrivals drop almost 96%

Macau visitor arrivals tumbled almost 96 percent in February due to travel restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus, however, the average length of stay improved. 
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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.
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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.
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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.