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Asian nations continue to struggle with Covid

Asian nations are still struggling to fight the pandemic, as new data emerges of infection rates and record numbers of cases.

SkyCity extends Adelaide casino closure as Covid cases rise

SkyCity Entertainment said its Adelaide casino will remain closed until at least July 27 after the South Australian government extended its restrictions due to a new Covid cluster.

SkyCity Adelaide casino closing due to Covid restrictions

Starting from midnight on Monday, SkyCity Entertainment Group’s Adelaide casino and entertainment facilities have closed due to new state-wide Covid restrictions.
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Macau GGR edges higher, but H.K. travel bubble likely delayed

It's one-step forward and one-step back for the recovery of the Macau gross gambling revenue, with visitation from Guangdong improving and driving growth, but a key travel bubble with Hong Kong likely to be delayed.

Delta says Covid-mandated casino closures extended to July 26

India's Delta Corp. said the government of Goa has extended Covid restrictions in the state until July 26th due to the rising number of cases and as a result its casinos will remain closed.
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Interview with Anita Chan: Pinpointing emerging tourism trends [video]

Anita Chan, CEO of Compass Edge talks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about trends in domestic tourism across Asia and how markets are positioning to reopen.

Manila, surrounding areas, to stay under general lockdown until July 30th

Manila and surrounding cities will remain under general community quarantine until at least July 30th after a spike in local Covid cases. 

Genting Cruise completes crew vaccinations ahead of July 30th sailing

Genting Cruise lines, a unit of Genting Hong Kong, said it had completed the vaccination of officers and crew of its Dream Cruise vessel ahead of the planned resumption of sailing on July 30th.

Galaxy launches second phase of vaccine drive, says 12,000 jabs done

Galaxy Entertainment Group  said it continues o encourage its team members to get vaccinated through various initiatives and from July 12 to 15, invited the Health Bureau back for another round of jabs.

Okada Manila June figures improve, lead by surge in VIP

Okada Manila's Q2 results show a sharply improving trend for the month of June, with revenue from VIP gaming almost doubling.
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2022

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....
life after pogos

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.

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G2E Asia 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.