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.

Tabcorp said it is maintaining its dividend targets this year after a Federal Court approved a A$45 million ($35 million) penalty to settle a case with financial intelligence agency Austrac.

New Zealand has introduced new anti-money laundering legislation, which has now been extended to cover sports and racing betting, lawyers, conveyancers, accountants and real estate agents.

Australia-listed Tabcorp has lodged an application with the Australian Competition Tribunal for authorization to proceed with its merger with Tatts Group.

Century Casinos, which operates properties in the U.S., Canada and on a cruise ship in Asia, reported strong 16Q4 results, boosted by higher revenue in all operating segments.

Tabcorp unit, Sky Racing World, the exclusive distributor of Southern Hemisphere horse-racing content to the Americas has expanded its partnership with TVG, a California-headquartered racing-focused TV network and advance depositing wagering (ADW) site.

Lottery, casino and horse racing revenues in South Korea expanded sharply in 2016 despite a long-lasting economic slowdown, local media reports.

The Macau government is considering turning the Macau Yat Yuen Canidrome greyhound track into a cultural, leisure, sports and education facility.

Any persons deriving income from wagering or racing will be banned from holding a position on the Racing Victoria board under new proposed rules for the industry.

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