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SkyCity to issue over one million new shares

Casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group Ltd has announced it will issue a total of 1,057,894 new shares to participating eligible retail shareholders. In a filing...

Success Dragon places $28.3 million in convertible bonds

Casino services firm Success Dragon International Holdings Ltd has announced it has entered into three separate placing agreements, to place an aggregate of HK$220...

PhilWeb to raise $128.6m to fund expansion plan

Philippines-based PhilWeb Corporation is raising at least P6 billion (US$128.6 million) from the sale of treasury and subsidiary-held shares to finance an aggressive expansion...

SkyCity announces capital raising plan

New Zealand-listed SkyCity Entertainment intends to raise NZ$263 million of new equity from its shareholders to “fund future growth projects”. In a filing to the...

Change in the air for junket sector

Macau’s junket sector, which has been under pressure due to falling VIP revenue and a series of scandals, now faces government reform. As pressure mounts over compliance with anti-money laundering regulations, the sector is likely to face requirements for greater disclosure, greater capital standards and scrutiny of key employees. 

MCE Investments signs share subscription agreement with MCE Philippines

MCE (Philippines) Investments Limited signed a subscription agreement for 693,500,000 common shares in Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts at a subscription price of P3.90 ($0.08)...

Frontier Capital advises aggressive growth strategy for Casablanca casino

Frontier Capital Group Limited has advised an aggressive growth strategy to be implemented early 2016 into 2018 for the Casablanca Casino, which operates from...

China capital outflow cap could affect Australia casino revenues

The impact of China restricting capital outflows is a growing risk that could pose a threat to Australian casino revenues and halve VIP takings...

MGM Resorts makes capital expenditures of $292 million in 15Q1

MGM Resorts made capital expenditures of $292 million in the first three months of 2015, of which $146 million related to MGM China, the...

Dividend sustainability to be a concern, Wynn at risk, CS says

The sustainability of dividends at Macau’s casino operators is likely to become a major concern for investors as earnings deteriorate at the same time...
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 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.