Friday, June 18, 2021
Home online

online

Macau junkets slammed in damning report on illegal betting

Macau junkets have been among those singled out for their involvement in the spread of illegal online betting during the pandemic, according to a report compiled by the Asia Racing Federation, obtained by Asia Gaming Brief.
Evolution Gaming

Evolution Gaming 21Q1 growth boosted by Asia, NA 

Evolution Gaming Group beat analyst expectations with its first-quarter earnings, as the pandemic boosted demand for online casinos games with Asia driving growth, demand.
novomatic, online, revenue

Novomatic digital shows growth, though land-based revenues fall

Austrian-based Novomatic Group said whilst its land-based division saw significant revenue loss, its online segment was able to generate growth in 2020. 

Webmoney halts wallet transactions for Russia poker room accounts

On March 16, the popular payment system Webmoney stopped conducting the transactions of Russian wallet owners when replenishing or withdrawing funds from poker room accounts. All gambling operators operating outside Russia are subject to the restriction.
Michael Ahearne

SkyCity CEO sees future in convergence

SkyCity Entertainment Group chief executive Michael Ahearne says the future lies in online and land-based gaming convergence, a comment he has made after two years of leading the company’s online efforts. 

Mohegan reaches online gambling deal in Connecticut

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and the Mohegan Tribe have agreed to establish online gambling and sports betting in the US state that for the first time allows nontribal gambling operators to compete for bettors, but the deal will face legal challenges.
mobius interactive

Mobius Interactive

A team with extensive senior management experience across B2C and B2B marketing in the igaming industry, specializing in esports, sports betting, casino and live casino.
Adam Steinberg

Interview with Adam Steinberg reflecting on Cambodia, Online, Japan [video]

Adam Steinberg talks about the differences in culture and work ethic between the US and Cambodia, as well as the thinkings behind decisions made relating to online gaming and Japan.
Jinbei’s Gary Tham discusses the changing face of Sihanoukville

Jinbei’s Gary Tham discusses the changing face of Sihanoukville [Podcast]

Gary Tham, Jinbei director of strategic & planning, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about the company’s experience post-Covid and the Cambodian online ban. While the longer-term future looks bright, there’s no longer silly money to be made from igaming.

China signals online gambling crackdown via digital currency policies

The Chinese government is signaling its intention to use its digital currency policies as a tool to crack down on illegal online gambling. China Drafts...
AGE at ICC Sydney, 2021

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

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.

Regulating the Game 2021

Esports BAR Cannes

AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

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.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

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.
Agbriefings February 21

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.