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Wynn Resorts eyes layoffs due to union hour rules

Wynn Resorts Ltd says it may be forced to layoff workers because the Culinary and Bartenders unions are requiring the company to return to union rules of scheduling a 40-hour week for employees. 

Wynn not renewing some middle and senior-level contracts

Wynn Resorts won't be renewing some middle and senior-level management contracts, most of which are related to overseas staff, in line with its strategy of long-term succession and localisation.
Tiger Palace Nepal

Silver Heritage reportedly lays off Tiger Palace staff

Troubled Australia-listed operator Silver Heritage Group has reportedly laid off about 400 staff at its Tiger Palace Bhairahawa in Nepal, according to a report...

MGM to lay off 18,000 furloughed workers

MGM Resorts began laying off 18,000 furloughed workers on Monday as the impact of the pandemic drags on.

Jeju casinos bracing for widespread layoffs

Concerns are growing on the self-governing island of Jeju that the ongoing Covid-19 crisis will soon lead to widespread layoffs in the casino sector. While...
Cruise Ships Crisis

Cruise industry struggles with Covid comeback

As the world struggles to get back to its feet, the Covid-19 pandemic has left the cruise community wondering if things will ever get back to the way they were before.

RWS layoffs focused on foreign workers

Singapore's Ministry of Manpower revealed at the end of last week that most of the employees that have been laid off from Resorts World...

SkyCity gets $9.4m in further wage subsidies

New Zealand’s SkyCity Entertainment Group has received a further $9.4 million (US$6.2 million) in wage subsidies to support employment during Covid-19, taking its total to $31 million, according to a local media report.

Okada Manila to lay off over 1,000 staff members

Okada Manila President Takashi Oya announced to staff on Tuesday that more than one thousand employees would be laid off as part of a...

Skyline lays off more than half of its staff

Skyline Enterprises, operator of the Christchurch Casino, has announced that more than half of its 1,200 staff across its company divisions will be laid...
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

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

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.
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.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.
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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.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

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.