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Regions seen as outperformers

Regions seen as outperformers

Regional casinos in the Philippines are likely to resume their outperformance once the global pandemic eases as infrastructure improves and major projects come online.
New funding round values Dream Sports

New funding round values Dream Sports at US$2.5 billion

Dream Sports, the parent company of Dream11, has secured new funding worth $225 million, valuing the fantasy league company at $2.5 billion. 

Real money games in India “next big segment”

Real money games in India are the “next big segment” seeing compound average growth of 40 percent a year, according to a report from Bernstein Research.

Covid-19 creates “unsustainable” eSports bubble

The current surge in eSports viewership and betting is unlikely to be sustainable once sporting events return to normal post the Covid-19 pandemic, according to leading industry figures participating in Asia Gaming Brief’s recent webinar.

Poker eyes renaissance during sports lockdown

With Asia’s sportsbook operators scrambling for solutions as the global sports calendar remains in lockdown, one often forgotten vertical is back in the limelight.

Tabcorp lottery segment drives FY20H1 revenue

Australian wagering giant Tabcorp announced a 4.4 percent increase in group revenue for the first half of the 2020 financial year, driven by performance...

Gold Coast shines for Star Entertainment Group

Australia-listed Star Entertainment reported a 2.1 percent increase in normalized NPAT, reaching A$126.4 million, driven by growth in the Gold Coast.  Normalized revenue increased by...

MGTO expects tourism growth to decline in 2020

The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) on Wednesday said it expects visitor arrivals to Macau to drop by around 3 percent this year. MGTO director...

Macau GGR set for 8% growth in 2020, driven by VIP rebound

Macau gross gaming revenue could grow as much as 8 percent year-on-year in 2020, driven by VIP recovery in 20H2, and continued strength in...

Service industry will still reign, despite automation: Tourism official

The Philippines Tourism Ministry said it is optimistic that the country’s unique brand of service will continue to play a strong role in its...

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