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Sihanoukville gets a face lift

Sihanoukville gets a face lift

While it’s too early to say Cambodia’s coastal gambling hub has risen phoenix-like from the ashes, there are encouraging signs that Sihanoukville is serious about transforming into a mass market tourism destination, with a significant improvement in urban infrastructure.
Dozens of Sihanoukville casinos may be down for the count

Dozens of Sihanoukville casinos may be down for the count

A combination of the ban on online gambling and the impact of the coronavirus mean that dozens of Sihanoukville casinos may have closed their...
Cambodia casino reopenings underway

Cambodia casino reopenings underway

Cambodia’s more than one hundred casinos are in the process of reopening, according to a report in the Phnom Penh Post. The report quotes Ministry...

NagaCorp eyes Cambodia expansion

NagaCorp said it intends to explore expansion in Siem Reap and Sihanoukville, but suggests the properties won’t necessarily include gaming.
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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.

Cambodia gaming down but not out after Covid-19, online gaming ban

Cambodia’s gaming industry has taken a major knock from the Covid-19 crisis and last year’s ban on online gaming, but those on the ground are optimistic it will bounce back stronger than ever.

Sihanoukville rental prices plummet, aims to turn into a second Shenzhen

Sihanoukville, a coastal town in Cambodia that has become known as a hub for Chinese investment, has seen it house rental prices fall dramatically...

Chinese police bust $4.3 billion Sihanoukville gambling ring

Police in China’s Jiangxi province have arrested six suspects in connection to a cross-border online gambling ring involving $4.3 billion dollars, Xinhua reports. The suspects...
Opening of Goddess of Liberty Hotel & Casino

New 5-star casino and hotel opens in Sihanoukville

Goddess of Liberty Hotel & Casino, a new five-star hotel-casino in Sihanoukville officially opened on Wednesday, according to local reports. The opening ceremony was attended...

Amax to operate four gaming tables at new Sihanoukville casino

Amax International Holdings on Monday announced that it has conditionally agreed to take up a lease of four gaming tables at a newly-opened casino...
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.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

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.