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Macau to focus on recovery, no tax breaks for operators

Macau chief executive Ho Ian Seng says the government is planning to ask Beijing to resume the issuance of travel permits from mainland China...

Jim Murren to step down as chairman, CEO of MGM Resorts

MGM Resorts chairman and chief executive officer Jim Murren on Wednesday announced he will be stepping down from his position prior to the expiration...

Incoming Macau chief warns against overreliance on gaming sector

Chief Executive-designate Ho Iat Seng has told state broadcaster China Central Television that it is it is “unhealthy and unsustainable” if Macau tries to develop itself on the basis of a single industry.

Macau to safeguard tourism, gaming industry: Ho Iat Seng

Macau chief executive-elect, Ho Iat Seng promised to safeguard Macau’s gaming and tourism industries, during a press briefing in Beijing.  Ho was speaking at a...

Beijing-backed Ho Iat Seng elected as Macau’s new CE

Ho Iat Seng on Sunday has been declared as the next chief executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region. All 400 members of the chief...

Paul Arbuckle joins Donaco International as CEO

Former Star Entertainment Group COO Paul Arbuckle has been named as the new chief executive of Donaco International, effective Wednesday. Mr. Arbuckle was most...

Ho-Iat Seng tipped for top political spot in Macau

It is becoming increasingly likely for Macau legislative chair Ho Iat-Seng to become the next chief executive of Macau after announcing his intention to...

John Coleman appointed CEO of Microgaming

Microgaming has announced the appointment of John Coleman as its new chief executive officer, replacing Roger Raatgever. John Coleman moves up from his position as...

UltraPlay appoints new leadership

Betting solution provider UltraPlay has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer starting in 18Q1. The decision was taken by the management board...

Ed Tracy promoted to Asia CEO of Hard Rock

Hard Rock International has announced the promotion of Edward Tracy to chief executive officer, Asia. Currently, Tracy is focused on Hard Rock Japan LLC in...
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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 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...
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South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

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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.