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Singapore to allow MICE events of up to 250

The Singapore Tourism Board has said it will start accepting applications for MICE events that can host up to 250 people from October, significantly expanding the current 50-person limit.
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Cruise industry struggles with Covid comeback

As the world struggles to get back to its feet, the Covid-19 pandemic has left the cruise community wondering if things will ever get back to the way they were before.

Changing face of casino service

The role of casino employees, who play a central tenet in ensuring guest satisfaction, has had to pivot due to Covid-19 from that of being the perfect host to enforcing strict health and safety guidelines.
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Sihanoukville casinos ask to reopen

Casinos in Sihanoukville have presented a request to reopen their doors following the lifting of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, The Phnom Penh Post reports.

Genting HK sets sail, though casino closed

Genting Hong Kong’s Explorer Dream resumed operations over the weekend in Taiwan, with strict Covid-19 safety measures in place, including 22 isolation wards for any passengers who fall ill.

Australia properties announce latest reopening steps

Star Entertainment says it moves to the next stage in reopening at its Sydney property from Wednesday, whilst casinos in Queensland get ready to open their doors from Friday.

Crown implements social distancing, deactivates units

Australia’s Crown Resorts said it was implementing social distancing measures at its Crown Melbourne property, deactivating every second gaming machine and electronic table game.
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

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...
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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.
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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Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.
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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.