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Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

Foreign lottery betting company Lottoland is offering newsagents a “peace deal” in an attempt to alleviate calls to outlaw the company’s business model, local media reports.

IndiaFriday, Oct 20, 2017

A poker club in the Santacruz area of Mumbai was raided by the Crime Branch of the Mumbai police on Friday.

New Zealand, AustraliaFriday, Oct 20, 2017

There is renewed speculation that SkyCity may put its troubled Darwin casino up for sale after comments from SkyCity’s new chief executive at an AGM in Auckland.

MacauFriday, Oct 20, 2017

Luxury hotel and casino company The 13 Holdings has requested a trading halt on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, effective Friday, October 20, 2017.

ElsewhereFriday, Oct 20, 2017

The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) announced new officers who will lead the association in the 2017-2018 fiscal year beginning November 1.

TaiwanFriday, Oct 20, 2017

Anti-gambling activists and representatives from various religious groups gathered yesterday to urge Kinmen residents to vote “no” to legalized gambling, local media reports.

New ZealandFriday, Oct 20, 2017

New Zealand casino operator SkyCity has acquired a 40 percent stake in esports entertainment company, Let’s Play Live Media (LPLM).

Japan, ElsewhereFriday, Oct 20, 2017

Norio Tomonaga, mayor of Sasebo city, Nagasaki Prefecture, visited Las Vegas on Monday as part of a week-long official tour of the United States.

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Carl Wahlin

Carl Wahlin is director of Global Business Partners K.K. and a board director of Inter-Active Entertainment Systems.

Matt Pollins

Matt is an international lawyer with a focus on tech, media, gaming and sport. Based in Singapore at global law firm Olswang.

Ben Lee

Ben Lee is the managing partner of IGamiX Management & Consulting based in Macau and is acknowledged as one of the region’s experts in Asian gaming.