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Genting sued over Empire privatisation

Genting Malaysia is being sued by a minority shareholder of Empire Resorts who claims that the operator is undervaluing the U.S. company.

DOF to re-approach privatization of PAGCOR casinos

The Philippines’ Department of Finance is renewing its push to privatize the country’s state-owned casinos, a move that could earn the government around P300...

NZ race reform hits hurdles

The Minister of Racing is now taking a more cautious approach to reform of the racing industry after intense lobbying from racing clubs, warnings that the reforms are unworkable and signs from his majority coalition partner that it will not support some of the proposed changes.

Melco Philippine stock suspended after falling below float limit

Shares in Melco Resorts & Entertainment (Philippines) have been suspended from trading on the Philippine Stock Exchange after the public float dropped below minimum requirements as a result of a recent tender offer.
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Pagcor predicts strong 2017 growth; in no hurry to sell casinos

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp Chair Andrea Domingo is predicting strong gross gambling revenue growth for the market again in 2017 and says the...

The year ahead – Andrew Klebanow

I think the Philippines remains an intriguing story in 2017. President Duterte’s call to PAGCOR to privatize its casinos was a wise decision, although...
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A seismic shift

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has made a series of pronouncements since his inauguration in June that have shaken the established order in the Philippines, including rejecting long-term ally, the U.S., in favor of closer ties with China. The gaming sector hasn’t escaped his reach, with a crusade, since reversed, against online gaming companies and a call for The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) to shed its casino assets and focus on its role as a regulator.

Government to privatize casino assets

The Philippines government said it plans to privatize more assets over the next three years, including casinos run by Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp....

Tatts Group and Tabcorp merger to remain on ice

Australia’s Tatts Group has told investors its $9 billion merger with rival Tabcorp will remain “on ice” due to concerns related to the bidding...

Packer continues Crown privatization discussions

  James Packer has reportedly held a fresh round of talks with potential partners over the last few weeks regarding the privatization of Crown Resorts,...
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2022

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....
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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.

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G2E Asia 2021

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.
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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.