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Tasmania Labor party stands by pledge to phase out slot machines

Tasmania Labor Opposition Leader Rebecca White is not backing down in her pledge to remove all slot machines from the state’s pubs and clubs...

New Zealand stops pokies for an hour in Sept

Pokies in New Zealand are set to ‘pause’ for one hour during Gambling Harm Awareness Week, held from September 3-9, 2018, local media reports....

Crown fined A$300,000 over pokies tampering

The investigation into Crown Melbourne’s alleged tampering of pokies machines ended on Friday, with the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) issuing...

NSW pokie laws could cause more harm than good

Proposed changes to NSW slot machine laws could increase the number of machines in high-risk areas and increase gaming industry profits by A$80 million...

NSW to restrict pokies

New South Wales has become the latest Australian state to propose restrictions to the number of pokies in pubs and clubs. According to new laws...

Regulators probe Crown pokies allegations

Regulators in the state of Victoria are probing allegations relating to the blanking of low-betting option buttons on pokies machines by Crown Resorts’ flagship...

GTA calls on SA-Best to withdraw pokies claims

Australia’s Gaming Technologies Association called on anti-gambling crusader Nick Xenophon’s SA-Best party to withdraw its gaming policy due to two claims that were recently...

Liberal Party vows to keep pokies in Tasmania

The Tasmanian Liberal Party has promised to keep poker machines in Tasmanian pubs and clubs if it is returned to power in the upcoming...

Tasmania pokie assault to cost jobs: GTA

The Tasmanian Labor Party’s threat to pull pokie machines from bars and clubs will result in a loss of jobs and a $31 million...

Tasmanian opposition party pledges to ban pokies

Tasmania may be the first state in Australia to remove slot machines from its pubs and clubs, as long as the opposition party wins...
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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. 

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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 - 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.
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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Sigma Malta Show

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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.