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Singapore visitor numbers up in 18Q1, but spending down

Singapore welcomed 4.6 million visitors in the first quarter of 2018, a 7.3 percent boost from the prior year period. However, despite a rise...

Visitor arrivals and spending hits two year record high

Visitor arrivals and tourism receipts in Singapore reached a two-year record high in 2017, with strong flows observed China, India and Indonesia, according to...

Visitor spending increases 8.8 pct in 17Q3

Total visitor spending in Macau, excluding gaming, grew 8.8 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2017, according to data from the Statistics and...

Tourism spending, visitor arrivals increase in 17H1

Singapore saw an increase in visitor arrivals and tourism spending in the first half of 2017, according to data from the Singapore Tourism Board. Tourism...

Non-gaming spending rises 17.5 percent in 17Q1

Visitor non-gaming expenditure reached MOP 13.75 billion in the second quarter of 2017, representing a rise of 17.5 percent year-on-year, according to information from...

Anti-corruption activity threatens premium spend

Increased anti-corruption activity in China over 17Q2 may pose a risk to premium spend, says Bernstein analysts. The brokerage, in its latest note titled “China...

Chinese tourist spend up 12 pct in 2016

Chinese overseas tourist spending increased once again last year, reaching US$261 billion, according to figures released by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). International...

HK gamblers prefer casino ships to Macau IRs

Hong Kong’s gamblers spend more in the casino ships that leave the territory for international waters than they do in Macau’s casinos, a government...

Non-gaming spend up 13.3 percent in 16Q4

Non-gaming spend from visitors to Macau rose 13.3 percent to MOP 14.8 billion (US$1.85 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to data...

Tourism receipts, arrivals hit historic highs in 2016

Visitor arrivals and tourism spending in Singapore hit record highs in 2016 despite challenging economic conditions, according to figures released by the Singapore Tourism...
Solid Gaming

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. 

Instant and secure deposits

AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

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 - 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.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

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...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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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.
asia gaming briefings Sep 20

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.