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Former CEO submits IPI casino reopening plan

Donald Browne submitted a reopening plan for Imperial Pacific's casino on Dec. 3rd, before resigning his position as CEO to attend to family matters, local media reports, without giving details of the plan.
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Okada Manila to reopen at 30 percent capacity

Universal Entertainment has confirmed its Okada Manila property will reopen at 30 percent of its capacity of table and machine games.
Sihanoukville

Sihanoukville casinos given reopening green light

Casinos in Sihanoukville have been given a green light to reopen by the country’s health ministry as part of a phased reopening of the industry in the country and some are already back in business.
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Sihanoukville casinos ask to reopen

Casinos in Sihanoukville have presented a request to reopen their doors following the lifting of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, The Phnom Penh Post reports.

Donaco says border closure to curb Star Vegas visitation

Donaco International said it expects Cambodian authorities to allow its Star Vegas casino in Poipet to reopen in the next few weeks, although visitor numbers will remain low due to the closure of the border with Thailand.
Genting Singapore

Genting Singapore seen posting 2020 loss: Maybank

Genting Singapore is expected to post a loss for this year as the recovery is taking longer than expected, according to analysts at Maybank Kim Eng.

Half of Star slots operational on opening: JP Morgan

Half of the slot machines were in operation on the first day of opening to the general public of Star Entertainment’s property in Sydney, though business appeared to be brisk, according to analysts at J.P. Morgan.

Social distancing to cap Genting Malaysia visitation

Social distancing measures will cap capacity at Genting Malaysia and it may take two to three years before visitation levels get back to 2019 levels, Affin Hwang Capital Research said in a note, cited by The Edge.

Casinos to reopen, but recovery not imminent: Nomura

Macau’s casinos can begin to reopen from midnight on Thursday, however there is unlikely to be any improvement in visitation until China resumes its individual visit schemes (IVS), which may take a further six weeks, Nomura Instinet analyst Harry Curtis warns.

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America. The company is now accelerating its slots expansion campaign in Asia
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.
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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.
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.
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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.