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Former Kangwon CEO to serve three years prison

The former head of state-run casino operator Kangwon Land has been sentenced to three years prison for conducting illicit hiring practices between 2011-2014, local...

Donaco reports soft start to FY19

Weaker VIP win rate, online gaming business start up costs, and a Chinese crime syndicate have been blamed for Donaco’s “soft start” to the...

Okada was ousted on suspicion, not evidence, says son

Tomohiro Okada, the son of casino mogul Kazuo Okada, has admitted that he had played a part in the removal of his father from...

Court dismisses GGAM appeal over Bloomberry stocks

The Philippines Court of Appeals has affirmed a 2017 ruling restraining Global Gaming Philippines (GGAM) from selling stocks in Bloomberry Resorts Corporation, according to...

Trials begin for Vietnam $420 million gambling ring

Trials have begun for the suspects involved in a $420 million illegal gambling ring, which was busted in May last year by Vietnamese police,...

Amax summons Greek Mythology administrator to court

The company behind the Greek Mythology casino has been summoned to court as part of an ongoing legal battle with Amax International Holdings, Macau...

Former Pagcor official to file appeal against Wynn-favored court decision

Former PAGCOR official Rogelio Yusi Bangsil Jr., says he intends to appeal a ruling from the Macau Court of First Appeal (TJB), which on...

Star Vegas vendors commence arbitration over injunction

The three Thai vendors of the Star Vegas casino in Cambodia, which is currently in legal proceedings against Donaco International, is attempting an arbitration...

SportsBet takes CrownBet to court over Sportingbet brand

Australian online bookmaker Sportsbet has launched a Federal Court lawsuit against CrownBet over its plans to rebrand as “Sportingbet”, local media reports. CrownBet, led...

Amax wins court battle for ownership of Beijing Imperial

A Macau court has ruled in favor of Amax International Holdings for the legal ownership of Beijing Imperial Palace Hotel, Macau Business reports. Amax...
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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...

SBC Awards 2020

Betting on Sports America

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

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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.