The Year of the Dog is about to dawn in Asia, with most gaming markets in the region starting on a positive note after a strong 2017. The focus this year is likely to be on emerging markets, though regulatory change and disruptive technologies, such as the stellar growth of bitcoin are also expected to […]
Macau defied all expectations in 2017, with a spectacular comeback for VIP gaming despite China’s ongoing anti corruption campaign and a government push to develop the mass market. Looking back over the year, the recovery in the sector was one of the biggest surprises in Asian gaming, with none of our experts predicting the extent […]
For 2017 the Macau market will continue to stabilize and grow, but the operators will have to work harder to get the players to come back. The future looks good with regards to the general mass player but the VIP’s will be careful in how, where and what they play. The certainty of them coming […]
Asia-based consultancy Dynamic Partners has teamed up with the organizers of G2E Asia 2018 to organize the all new Game Development Fair on Wednesday May 16, 2018. The event is targeted at emerging game developers interested in commercialising new online and land based game content in Asia. Participants will be able to take advantage of […]
Ahead of the ASEAN Gaming Summit, AGB speaks to Harmen Brenninkmeijer, Managing Partner, Dynamic Partners International about the trends he foresees in South East Asia over the next few years. What kind of trends do you foresee in South East Asia over the next few years? From a macro point of view, the gaming environment […]
G2E Asia this year launched the event’s first Game Development Fair, put together in collaboration with Asia-based consultancy Dynamic Partners, to target emerging game developers interested in commercialising new online and land-based game content in Asia. The concept was to provide new companies a subsidised platform to enable them to showcase their new or unique […]
With signs Macau is well on the road to recovery; the Philippine market growing in double digits; and the prospect of casinos in Japan, 2017 is starting on a more promising note for Asia’s casino industry. We asked some of our contributors to give us their predictions for what will be the most notable events and trends of the year ahead.
To coin a popular phrase, 2016 really has been a year of two halves in the Asian gaming industry. To continue with the cliches, it’s also fair to say there have been a few curved balls along the route. Industry experts gave us their views of the year just passed, with the good, the bad and the ugly.
Asian operators have been slow to venture into European markets, but that may be about to change, with a consortium made up of Melco International Development and Hard Rock International eyeing a project on the island of Cyprus. The consortium is aiming to bring its own Asian flavor, but how will that go down with the melting pot that constitutes the island's tourism base.
Political and economic uncertainty prevail as we enter 2016, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing for the global gaming industry. In fact it may be one of the few bright spots on the global investment stage in 2016 and 2017.
There’s never a dull moment when it comes to gaming in Asia and 2018 produced its fair share of surprises, many of them provided by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is keeping the gaming industry on its toes.