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Australia VIP sector facing multiple headwinds

Outside of the global pandemic, the trade war between Australia and China is casting another dark shadow over Australia’s already-strained VIP gaming industry, prompting operators to start looking elsewhere for recovery. 
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China’s racing industry faces high hurdles

In late September, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, together with the General Administration of Sports (GAD) revealed a five-year blueprint that would aim to expand and promote the country’s already mammoth horse-racing industry.
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Weaning away from China

There’s no getting away from it. China is and is always likely to be the dominant force in tourism trends in Asia, just through sheer strength in numbers.

HKJC to play key role in China plan to promote horse racing

The Jockey Club’s HK$3.7 million facility in Conghua – and its expertise in betting – could become key planks in China’s bold new plan to establish a standardised national horse racing industry.
Sports drives first 2020 gain in China lottery

Sports drives first 2020 gain in China lottery 

China’s two lotteries put in an impressive performance in July, marking their first month of year-on-year growth of 2020.

Dream11 under fire for China link

Fantasy gaming firm Dream11’s successful bid to become the title sponsor for this season of Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket may be a double-edged...
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Duterte says Chinese government understands POGO regulation

In a local media interview, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said that he had won the Chinese government’s understanding on Manila’s handling of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) regulation.

Fitch downgrades Macau due to “mainland China exposure”

Fitch Ratings has revised its rating outlook for Macau from ‘Stable’ to ‘Negative’ due to the territory’s increased “mainland Chinese exposure.”

Chinese president offers to hold trade talks in Macau

Chinese President Xi Jinping has offered to hold U.S- China trade talks in Macau, a move that has been viewed as a slight towards...

China has no influence on PH online gambling ban

The decision to ban online gambling in the Philippines is up to the country itself, said Manila’s top diplomat in a televised briefing on...
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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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.

Regulating the Game 2021

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Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
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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.