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Will Japan whet Europe’s expansion appetite?

It’s 15 years since Macau flung open its arms to international gaming companies and major US operators wasted little time heading to the Far East to plant their flags firmly in the ground. US and Australian interests have dominated casino investment across Asia, with the Europeans notably absent, however, with Japan planning to open the market, there are signs that may be about to change. 

Amax to raise HK$6.64m through placing

Amax International said it will raise about HK$6.64 million ($848,491) net through a share placement to third parties. The junket operator said in a filing...

Blockchain eGaming platform announces $5 million ICO

Wild Crypto, the developer of a new international lottery and eGaming platform built upon blockchain technology, is to launch an initial coin offering (ICO)...

Silver Heritage completes funding exercise for Tiger Palace

Australian-listed Silver Heritage Group says it has been successful in raising funds needed to complete its Tiger Palace Resort Bhairahawa in Nepal. The company launched...

Silver Heritage steps closer to bridging financing gap

Silver Heritage chairman David Green says the company is close to completing negotiations which would bridge the financing gap for its Nepal-located Tiger Palace...
Okada Manila

Universal issuing treasury shares for Okada Manila

Japan’s Universal Entertainment is disposing of treasury shares through an international offering and third-party allotment to raise funds for operations at its $2.4 billion...

Landing proposes capital reorganization

Casino investor Landing International Development Ltd. is proposing to implement a ‘capital reorganization’, which will entail a capital reduction as well as a subdivision...
Philweb

Philweb raises $2.8 million to weather bidding process

Philippines-listed Philweb Corp. has raised P 140 million (US$2.8 million) through the sale of its stake in Germany-based Acentic GmbH, according to the company’s...

DJI Holdings raises another $15.1 million

China focused lottery and payment processing firm DJI Holdings has raised GBP 11.5 million (US$15.1 million) in its third placing in three months to...

Silver Heritage seeks $20.5 million via IPO

Hong Kong-based casino manager and owner Silver Heritage is seeking to raise A$27.5 million (US$20.5 million) via an initial public offering (IPO), reports the...
Solid Gaming

Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

Instant and secure deposits

AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

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 – 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.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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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.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.