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

2020-06-05

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.

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Former Macau monopoly needs leadership shakeup

2020-05-29

The death this week of Stanley Ho, the towering figure of the gambling industry in Macau, produced global headlines, and for good reason: He had helped shape history, both in southern China and in much of East Asia.

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Aggregators look beyond content to grow Asia’s online sector

2020-05-29

Content aggregators have long been the go-to solution for operators looking to quickly and easily enter online markets in Asia.

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Chinese will travel, but Covid-19 raises questions on spending power

2020-05-22

Mainland Chinese may still have a thirst for travel post the Covid-19 pandemic, but views are divided as to how much disposable income they may have to spend, especially in the region’s casinos.

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Mobile first strategy creates design challenges

2020-05-22

Creating games specifically for mobile phones has become essential to success in Asia, which has been quick to adopt new technology, though differences in the quality of internet speeds can prove to be challenging. 

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Poker eyes renaissance during sports lockdown

2020-05-15

With Asia’s sportsbook operators scrambling for solutions as the global sports calendar remains in lockdown, one often forgotten vertical is back in the limelight.

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Macau operators make CSR push amidst coronavirus crisis

2020-05-08

As the Covid-19 crisis descended upon, first, China, then the world, the six Macau operators have not been idle in their CSR efforts, in spite of the mandated casino closures and reopenings under difficult economic conditions.

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Corona crisis restarts talk of PAGCOR casino sale

2020-04-24

The Covid-19 crisis has rekindled debate over the potential privatisation of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) casinos to raise funds to fight the pandemic.

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Casinos face challenge in avoiding reopening headaches

2020-04-24

The Covid-19-mandated lockdown of global casinos is one of the biggest crises the industry has had to face and getting the reopening right once the pandemic subsides is also going to present a major challenge.

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Covid-19 changing the rules of the game?

2020-04-17

It is indisputable that the COVID-19 pandemic presents an existential threat both to the physical and fiscal viability of nations, such as we have never seen outside a world war in our lifetimes.

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VIP to lead recovery, but no reprieve in the near term

2020-04-03

VIP gamers are expected to lead the recovery in Asia, but there is still no clarity as to when the markets will improve, with estimates for revenue co

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China tourism - the road to recovery

2020-04-03

The good news first: Chinese will remain Chinese. After the number of persons globally suffering from Covid-19 has come down to a socially acceptable

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Covid-19 turns out lights in most of Asia’s casinos

2020-03-27

From India to Australia, casinos across the Asia Pacific region have closed their doors in response to efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus, with little to no visibility at present as to the evolution of the situation.

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Primorye project seen moving ahead despite crisis

2020-03-27

The Primorsky Krai Development Corp (PKDC), which is responsible for management of the Primorye gaming zone, expects a key project to move ahead in May this year, despite the outbreak of the coronavirus and remains upbeat about the region’s longer-term...

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Can technology promote responsible gambling?

2020-03-20

The gambling sector, the online element in particular, has always been fond of making big claims about how new technologies can be harnessed to improv

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Virus exposes China risks

2020-03-20

The Covid-19 outbreak has highlighted once again how one of the biggest draws for casino investors in Asia can become the largest liability. Operat

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Bonusing and loyalty strategy key to mass-market retention

2020-03-13

With Macau continuing to haemorrhage VIP gamblers, there has never been a greater onus on operators in the special administrative region to latch on to the relative predictability afforded by the premium and mass markets.

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Nerves of steel and a long-term view needed for stock investors

2020-03-13

Asia’s gaming stocks have been pummelled by the outbreak of the coronavirus, but with signs China may be bringing the disease under control, is it nearing the time to re-enter the market?

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Adda52 sees room for growth as market expands

2020-03-06

Online gaming in India is recording explosive growth, with the total number of gamers expected to hit 300 million by the end of next year, from just 120 million in 2016.

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