Mainland China

The members of an online gambling gang were reportedly rounded up and returned to China from Fiji after Beijing sent a team to the island to investigate, according to media reports.

Lottery service provider 500.com reported a significant uptick in revenues for the second quarter of 2017, primarily generated from mobile gaming and sports information services.

Increased anti-corruption activity in China over 17Q2 may pose a risk to premium spend, says Bernstein analysts.

Chinese outbound tourism to countries other than Macau and Hong Kong is expected to continue its growth trajectory over the next few years.

China saw its monthly lottery sales fall slightly in June, going down 0.3 percent year-on-year to RMB 33.8 billion (US$5 billion).

China’s housing market is expected to cool over the rest of 2017 due to restrictions on home purchases, and tighter credit conditions, said Fitch Ratings in a report on Thursday.

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.

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