Mainland China

Betsoft Gaming have announced that they have signed a partnership deal with a new Asian-facing operator HBet63.

Ten of the 16 Crown employees detained since October last year and sentenced last month for gambling crimes have been released.

Chinese citizens will have a harder time accessing restricted sites after the Chinese government ordered a block on VPN services.

MelcoLot has announced the appointment of a new chairman and chief executive officer, effective July 10, 2017.

Mainland China’s lottery sales rose 8.9 percent year-on-year in May, reaching approximately RMB 37.7 billion (US$5.5 billion), according to data from the Ministry of Finance.

Nineteen Crown Resorts staff have pleaded guilty to gambling-related crimes in a trial held at Shanghai’s Baoshan district people’s court on Monday.

China’s economic growth is likely to have peaked in the first quarter of this year and how the government will manage the slowdown is seen as one of the key uncertainties facing the country’s economy.

Australia-listed Crown Resorts announced on Tuesday that all of its detained employees in China, as well as those who have been released on bail, have been charged with offenses related to the promotion of gambling.

Sports lottery provider 500.com Ltd has announced it has completed the acquisition of a 40.65 percent stake in MelcoLot Ltd.

Chinese authorities brought down 76 illegal entertainment businesses across the country, according to a Ministry of Culture announcement.

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