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Pansy Ho sells off a further US$56.7 million in MGM

MGM China Co-chair Pansy Ho has sold more of her shares in parent company MGM Resorts, this time offloading about $56.7 million. The move has reduced her position from 1.66 percent to 1.36 percent.

Caesars Korea project sold for “barbecue pork,” CEO says

Caesars' Entertainment CEO Tom Reeg responded to an analysts' question on the sale of its Korea venture by saying: "Korea has gone, we sold it for some barbecue pork. We sold it back to our partners and have no more commitment. We're out."

MGM China says no plans for restructuring

MGM China said it currently has no plans to restructure its operations, responding to a letter from investor Snow Lake Capital urging the company to sell a 20 percent stake to a Chinese internet or leisure firm.

MGM says remains committed to Macau

MGM Resorts said it remains committed to Macau and will continue to act in the best interests of its stakeholders and shareholders. The comment came after a letter from an investor urging it to sell a stake in MGM China.
Tak Chun CEO may make mandatory bid for Macau Legend

Tak Chun CEO may make mandatory bid for Macau Legend

Tak Chun CEO Chang Wen Lin may make a mandatory offer for all of the outstanding shares in Macau Legend for HK$1.9 billion ($245 million) after acquiring a stake in the operator.
SG appoints former Aristocrat execs to board after investor changes

SG appoints former Aristocrat execs to board after investor changes

Scientific Games said it has appointed former Aristocrat CEO Jamie Odell as its executive chair and former Chief Financial Officer Toni Korsanos as executive vice chair in a boardroom reshuffle after a change in shareholders.

South Shore seeks stay from bank

South Shore Holdings, the owner of Macau’s luxury The 13 Hotel, is seeking a standstill agreement from a lender, which has demanded full repayment of a loan facility and interest after the company failed to make a payment. 

Genting raises $453.9m in Dream Cruise stake sale

Genting Hong Kong said it has raised $453.9 million through the sale of a stake in its Dream Cruises unit to help fund the expansion of its cruise business.
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Southshore sells 40% stake in The 13

Southshore Holdings says it has reached an accord to sell 40 percent of the company that owns Macau luxury hotel The 13 for HK$750 million ($95.6 million).
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Crown stake sale to Melco faces probe after media allegations

New South Wales regulators have launched a probe into the sale of a stake in Crown Resorts to Melco Resorts & Entertainment following an investigative news report alleging illegal operations. 
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2022

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Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

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AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

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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.