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Galaxy Entertainment’s claim for tax exemption dismissed by Macau court

Galaxy Entertainment Group’s claims for a tax exemption of around MOP2.57 million (US$320,919) has been dismissed by a court in Macau. The company had previously...

First Cagayan, LVS copyright infringement case dismissed by US Court

U.S. District Judge James C. Mahan from the District Court of Nevada has granted First Cagayan’s motion to vacate and set aside final judgment...

Nepal match-fixers charged with treason

Five footballers, including Nepal's former national football captain and goalkeeper, have been charged with treason over alleged match-fixing in the 2011 World Cup qualifiers,...

Metro Play Ltd to be ‘wound up’

The UK Gambling Commission announced that Metro Play Limited is being “compulsorily wound up” following a court order. Metro Play Ltd, the company behind the...

One Hundred Sands plans to appeal a High Court ruling

One Hundred Sands Limited plans to appeal a High Court ruling in favor of the government’s decision to revoke the casino company’s license. In February,...

Sands China granted temporary reprieve by judge

The Nevada Supreme Court has given Sands China Ltd. a temporary reprieve from monetary sanctions levied against the company last month, the Las Vegas...

Federal judge to hear arguments in Phua case

A federal judge is now deciding the fate of Paul Phua, a gambling mogul who was arrested in July after FBI agents posed as...

Marina Bay Sands sues China For You Group executive for debts

Marina Bay Sands has filed a lawsuit in the High Court of Hong Kong against Chen Huaide, an executive director of China For You...

Sands China may be forced to reveal Macau probe details

A secret investigation by Sands China of Macau government officials may be revealed if a Nevada court allows the documents to be used in...

HK Entertainment sues US Labor officials over payrolls

Hong Kong Entertainment (Overseas) Investments, Ltd., which operates Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino on Tinian in the U.S. territory Northern Mariana Islands, is suing...
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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Sigma Malta Show

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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.