SiGMA successfully hosts gaming roadshow in Manila

SiGMA, a Malta-based affiliate and gaming events company hosted its first ever event in Manila, Philippines from 21st-22nd March, 2019. The event was the first leg of its global networking tour with subsequent events being planned in New Jersey, Nairobi and Lima later this year.

Hosted at the Shangri-La at the Fort hotel in Manila, the two-day event hosted conferences and presented a plethora of new opportunities for handshake deals in the fast-growing Asian market. The company in a press released noted that the event had opened doors to favourable business circumstances for European operators and suppliers looking to tap into the Asian market.

The event saw participation by over 400 premium Asian affiliates and operators that included FavBet, Hero Gaming, Glitnor Affiliates, Posh Friends, Royal Panda and Scout Gaming.

Eman Pulis, SiGMA’s founder and CEO, commented, “We came to Manila first of all to learn more about this vibrant city and the government’s initiatives through PAGCOR for the Asian region.  New friendships were born and strategic partnerships cemented in this vibrant region!”

Commenting on the success of the event, James Camilleri, Head of Sales and General Manager at Scout Gaming noted, “It was an excellent event, with insightful discussions on the Asian market and lots of networking opportunities. Definitely worth attending!”


Second edition of ASEAN Gaming Summit to be held from 20-22 March 2018, speaker line-up announced

Asia Gaming Brief has announced the release of its conference program for the highly-anticipated ASEAN Gaming Summit 2018 that will be held from 20-22 March next year at the Conrad Manila in Philippines.

Featuring two main conference tracks, ‘Strategy & Management’, and ‘Tech Trends & Convergence’, as well as optional masterclasses, the three-day conference will bring more than 50 speakers from the land-based and online gaming industry in Asia.

The ‘Strategy & Management’ track (March 20-21, Forbes Ballroom) will cover management-focused topics including the shift to non-gaming, chasing the tourist dollar, harm minimization, regulatory developments and security.

The ‘Tech Trends & Convergence’ track (March 20-21, Taft Ballroom), will dive into next-gen gaming innovation and developments, with topics covering daily fantasy sports, mobile and smartphone trends, the casual gamer, and new betting trends, and more.

Of course, the keynote plenary sessions held on the morning of each day will look at some of the most pertinent developments across land-based and online operators. Keynote guest speakers will cover topics such as Intergratedf Casino Resorts (IR) development in Japan, next generation game design and R&D, the continuing shift between VIP / premium and mass players, and a pan-ASEAN view on market opportunities, risks and their economic outlook.

This year also sees a new optional masterclass day for attendees, held on day three of the conference (March 22). The masterclasses are targeted to those looking for a deeper insight into regulation and compliance developments, such in the case of the IMGL MasterclassTM, digital marketing, hosted by Dean Chew of Ayima and Dov Allin of Marketing Cross Media, or online security & fraud prevention, hosted by Continent 8 Technologies.

To download the brochure, go to

Early bird tickets are available for the conference, with the first (and best) rate to expire on 26, January 2018. To register, go to the website at, or email the team at [email protected].


ASEAN gaming conference in Manila in March 2017, Glaws is the media partner

The ASEAN gaming summit, organised by Asia Gaming Brief (AGB) is set to be held in Manila,which will draw the regions leading operators and suppliers and of which Glaws is a proud media partner.

The gaming meet will take place in Manila, Philippines on 21st-23rd March,2017. The venue for the event is yet to be announced. The first day will see keynote speakers taking a closer look at the momentum of the gaming industry in Philippines. Furthermore, there will be one panel discussing the other emerging markets like that of Thailand and Myanmar followed by another discussing the regional growth and competition.The day will end with a Networking Cocktail Reception.

The second day will concentrate on land-based and online convergence, concentrating on the loyalty programs in land-based casinos, live dealers and proxy betting, ending with a Sunset Manila Bay Cruise.

The last day will see panels discussing online and mobile gaming with a focus on augmented reality, Bitcoin gambling and marketing and retention strategies as well as traffic generation tactics.

Integrated resorts in the Philippines have posted solid revenue growth in 2016, with the sector up 22 percent year-to-date.
In parallel, gaming markets in Vietnam and Cambodia are also maturing, meaning now is the opportune time to become involved in current opportunities and be positioned for future developments in all of these jurisdictions.

Industry experts have vouched to Asia Gaming Brief to present and share their insights at the conference include top executives from NagaCorp, Silver Heritage Group, HaTien Vegas Entertainment Resort, Mohegan Sun, Donaco International, Widus Hotel & Casino, Paddy Power Betfair, and more.

Early bird tickets are now available at the ASEAN gaming webpage.You can save up to $400 on the full price before 20th January, 2017. Two and three day options are also available and so are volume discounts.