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New Zealand pokie numbers fall, but spending is up

Spending on pokie machines other than in casinos in New Zealand went up in 2015 despite a fall in the number of machines, reaching...

Local clubs step up efforts to block pokies at Casino Canberra

ClubsACT has begun an online petition in an attempt to gather opposition against poker machines in the new Aquis-owned Canberra Casino, local media reports. Currently,...

Pokie gambling in New South Wales surges despite fewer machines

A record A$73 billion ($52.6 billion) was generated from New South Wales pokies last financial year - a surge of more than A$4 billion...

NZ internal affairs minister announces changes to gambling sector

New Zealand Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has announced a number of decisions affecting the gambling sector, including increasing gambling operator fees, a government...

Pokies pilot rolled out in Melbourne

A pokies pilot program was rolled out in all of Melbourne last month to try to reduce gambling addiction. According to the AGE newspaper, a...

New Zealand gambling spend flat at $1.5b

Gamblers in New Zealand spent more than $1.54 billion on the four main forms of gambling in the 2013/2014 financial year, a year-on-year increase...
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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 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.
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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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South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

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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.