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Crown given go-ahead to recommence Melbourne operations

Crown Resorts today announced it has been given the green-light to recommence its gaming and non-gaming operations at its Melbourne casino following a lifting of the Covid-19 lockdown in the state.

SkyCity Adelaide reopens as 7-day lockdown lifted

SkyCity Entertainment Group’s Adelaide property is reopening, effective 10am on Wednesday, following the lifting of a seven-day lockdown imposed by the South Australian government.

Singapore to begin re-opening borders in early September

According to statements from Singapore’s Finance Minister, the city-state will “begin reopening borders, especially for vaccinated persons to travel” by early-September.
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Singapore reopening strategy difficult to replicate across Asia

The recent announcement by authorities in Singapore of "learning to live with COVID-19" is calling into question how nations are handling their responses to the pandemic.
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Crown Melbourne to reopen Friday, but casino remains shut

Crown Resorts said its Crown Melbourne property will be allowed to reopen its hotel, food and beverage services from Friday, June 11, though the casino will remain shut.
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Singapore pledges to step up vaccinations, open to tourism

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has pledged that every adult who wants a vaccination will be able to have had one by early August and the island nation may begin to ease restrictions from June 13.

U.S. gaming revenue fell 31 percent in 2020

The covid-19 pandemic caused a 31 percent drop in gaming revenue across the top twenty casino markets in the U.S. according to a survey conducted by the American Gaming Association. 

Las Vegas to fully open on June 1

The Las Vegas area will be returning to full business operations on June 1, following a relaxing of federal and state guidelines and a widespread distribution of the covid-19 vaccine. 
Marina Bay Sands reopens after deep cleaning

Marina Bay Sands reopens after deep cleaning

Singapore integrated resort Marina Bay Sands has resumed operations as of Wednesday, May 19, after two days of extensive deep cleaning. The casino operator on...

Crown Perth reopening from Saturday May 8

Crown Perth, which has had a choppy few weeks in terms of openings and forced Covid closures, said it's reopening from May 8th.
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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

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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.
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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.