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.

New Zealand is amending its Racing Act to introduce charges for offshore betting operators amidst concern the local racing industry is losing out.

 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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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.

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.

Don Garber, the commissioner of Major League Soccer said he is ready to back legalized sports betting in the U.S. if it is properly regulated.

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.

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.

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