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Affiliate and performance marketers are increasingly targeting Asian markets, with both local start-ups and established European firms chasing after a slice of the fast-growing online sector.

Affiliate and performance marketers are increasingly targeting Asian markets, with both local start-ups and established European firms chasing after a slice of the fast-growing online sector. With the European market increasingly favoring direct marketing or sponsorship, attention has turned to opportunities in Asia.



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Southeast Asia has the world’s fastest growing eSports audience, with signs the region’s land-based operators are beginning to take an interest in how to tap into the potential of this, and other skill-based products, to reach a younger demographic. There has been growing convergence between land-based and online spheres in the region, with the most often cited example being the growth in live dealer tables in jurisdictions such as Cambodia and the Philippines. However, the potential for eSports has so far been largely untapped, despite its explosive global growth.

 

Southeast Asia has the world’s fastest growing eSports audience, with signs the region’s land-based operators are beginning to take an interest in how to tap into the potential of this, and other skill-based products, to reach a younger demographic.

 



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The head of a Chinese video game and movie conglomerate has called for rules and frameworks in order to develop China’s eSports industry.

Mainland China lottery sales reached RMB 28.2 billion (US$4.1 billion) in February, up 25.4 percent year-on-year.

Chinese lottery company Rexlot Holdings recorded a widened loss of approximately HK$416.1 million (US$53.5 million) for the year ended Dec. 31, 2016, compared to HK$205.4 million in 2015.

Success Universe says it’s optimistic about the long-term future for the Macau gaming industry, with the expansion in the mass sector pointing to more sustainable future growth.

China authorities are calling for more help from overseas law enforcement agencies to prevent Chinese citizens from gambling overseas.

Lottery system provider Rexlot Holdings Ltd. says it expects to record a net loss for the year ended Dec. 31, 2016, down from a net profit recorded in 2015.

AGTech Holdings Limited recorded profit attributable to owners of the company of approximately HK$333 million (US$42.9 million) for the year ended December 31, 2016, up from HK$280.2 million in 2015.

Beijing’s effort to tighten capital controls has resulted in a 74 percent drop in Chinese outbound investment in the first quarter of this year and is likely to create serious problems for foreign businesses, risk consultancy Steve Vickers & Associates said.

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