Beyond Macau: how Asia’s casino space is shaping up in the 2020s

With multiple new destinations opening up over the coming years, Asia’s casino space will have a very different feel in the 2020s. Of course, new regulation and developments do not occur in isolation. Existing markets – not least Macau – will be watching on very carefully for both competitive threats and potential opportunities. As the landscape develops over the next decade, it will become increasingly important for emerging markets to stake a claim to a particular segment. AGB takes a closer look at Asia’s key emerging markets and how each is positioning itself. Japan With Japan’s casino bill finally receiving the green light, the real work now begins in the bid to unlock a potential $25 billion market. The size of Japan’s domestic market and its pulling power for tourists makes it the most likely to be able to compete with Macau on both mass market and VIP, although it will be hindered on...

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