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Macau casinos attracting illegal wildlife trade

Imports of endangered wildlife products have more than doubled in Macau over the last decade, fueled by rising spending and visitation from China, according...

Naga more shielded from China macro woes: CIMB

NagaCorp’s “defensive” approach to its gaming operations has helped insulate the company from macro issues in China, which in turn, will help it outperform...

Chinese exodus from Cambodia over-exaggerated: Observer

A Chinese observer has dismissed rumors that around 100,000 Chinese people had fled Cambodia in the week after the country cracked down on illegal...

Two Chinese casino gamblers kidnapped at Okada Manila

Two Chinese gamblers were rescued by police on Thursday after being held against their will at a casino in Entertainment City. The Chinese tourists, Li...

277 Chinese workers arrested for “illegal online activities”

More than 277 illegal Chinese workers have been arrested in a raid of an office in Pasig City, under suspicion of being involved with...

Mass exodus of Chinese nationals from Sihanoukville

Sources in Sihanoukville estimate around 10,000 Chinese citizens have left the city in the past few days, according to a report from the South...

150 Chinese nationals deported in gaming VoIP scam

Around 150 Chinese nationals have been deported from Cambodia, accused of extorting money from victims in a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) scam, local...

Macau GGR expected to fall 2-4% in August

Gross gaming revenues in Macau is expected to decline between 2-4 percent year-on-year in August, affected by Typhoon Lekima earlier in the month, and...

Malacañang supports end to visa-upon-arrival policy

President Duterte’s office has thrown its support behind Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr.’s proposal to end visa-upon-arrival privileges for Chinese nationals, local media reports.

Chinese own as much as 90 pct of all businesses in Sihanoukville

As many as 90 percent of businesses in Sihanoukville are owned by Chinese nationals, according to a report from Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities. Speaking during...
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 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.