Regulators, operators and sports bodies need to improve international cooperation if they are effectively to tackle match fixing, which experts say is increasingly centred on Asia.

 India’s Law Commission recognizes the government would raise substantial revenue from regulating the country’s $60 billion gambling industry, but its chairman says the legal body has not yet made up its mind on the issue.

 

India’s Law Commission recognizes the government would raise substantial revenue from regulating the country’s $60 billion gambling industry, but its chairman says the legal body has not yet made up its mind on the issue. Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan was giving the opening remarks to a conference hosted by the All India Gaming Federation and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi last week.



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Sachar Gaming Pvt. Ltd. is the first company to be awarded a license to operate multiple games by the state of Nagaland.

An effort to exclude poker from a bill that will outlaw online gambling in Australia failed and the legislation has now been approved by the Senate.

Singapore police have arrested 41 men and one woman for illegal gambling and gang-related activities after a five-hour raid.

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority wants discussions with the Philippines’ two other online regulatory bodies to establish a common fee structure and regulations to clear up confusion amongst operators in the country.

A fifth company has received a license to operate online poker from the Nagaland government, according to Glaws.

Philippines Gaming and Amusement Corp Chair Andrea Domingo said the regulator is planning to greatly expand its program to license offshore online gaming licenses now it is comfortable it is able to properly monitor and regulate activities.

The inaugural ASEAN Gaming Summit kicks off in Manila on Tuesday, gathering more than 300 delegates to discuss the opportunities and challenges of operating in some of the region’s most dynamic markets.

Russia’s State Duma, the lower chamber of the Russian parliament, has passed a bill that requires bookmakers to pay 5 percent of their proceeds every quarter towards the development of sports.

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