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Side betting in Macau VIP rooms 6X reported figures: SVA

Side betting in Macau's VIP rooms is probably six times higher than the figures that are being reported and represents money that is not being taxed by the government, security expert Steve Vickers said in an interview with RTHK.
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Suncity closes Australia VIP rooms

Macau’s largest junket operator, Suncity Group, has closed all its Australian VIP rooms for commercial reasons, MNA reports.

DICJ finds nothing illegal in Macau VIP rooms

The head of Macau’s gaming regulator said the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has inspected 25 VIP rooms and found nothing illegal and confirmed that Suncity Holdings CEO Alvin Chao is not under investigation.

Police detain man in VIP room scam

Macau’s Judiciary Police caught a man who was seeking to leave the territory following a scam in which he defrauded two Singaporean women by...

Iao Kun revises Q2 loss figure due to bad debt provision

Iao Kun Group Holding Company, an operator of VIP rooms in Macau, said it expects its Q2 loss to be wider than previously forecast...

Macau staff union urges smoking ban enforcement

A Macau casino labor union has petitioned the government to strengthen the enforcement of its smoking ban in gaming venues, local media reports. The petition...

No VIP gaming rooms at MGM Cotai: Bowie

MGM China CEO Grant Bowie says there will be no VIP gaming rooms in their upcoming MGM Cotai project, scheduled to open in the...

Melco plans first VIP rooms at Studio City

Melco Crown’s Studio City is set to open its first VIP gambling rooms targeting Chinese high rollers, Bloomberg reports. The integrated resort is said to...

AML laws likely to force Macau VIP room changes, panel hears

Macau’s casino operators are likely to have to take control of the cages in their VIP rooms as global regulators become more aggressive in...

Macau finance secretary dismisses smoking room appeal

Macau’s junket association appears to be running out of luck in appealing the impending smoking ban after the Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lionel...
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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.