AGB’s recent article on “where did skill-based slots go?” was well received, though more than a few questions were raised that needed answers.
When was the last time you heard about skill-based gaming machines? We asked that same question at AGB last week and went out to get answers.
India’s skill-based online gaming industry is on tenterhooks over a proposal to hike the general sales tax to 28 percent of the total face value bet.
Macau is back on lockdown following the worst Covid outbreak since the pandemic started with 21 local cases identified.
The Indian government’s recent advisory to print, electronic and digital media not to accept ads from online gambling platforms is a welcome move that won’t affect legal skill-based gaming, writes i-gaming consultant Jaydeep Chakravartty.
Asia’s gaming jurisdictions are beginning to open up and at present strong pent-up demand is expected.
Face to Face
Earlier this month, Asia Gaming Brief reached out to two skill-based slot manufacturers to understand what happened to skill-based slots after all the hype that surrounded them in 2019. In today’s Face-to-Face interview, Asia Gaming Brief editor Felix Ng further explores some of the issues raised in the article with Michael Darley, CEO of Next Gaming.
The Indian government is reportedly considering a private members bill that aims to introduce a regulatory regime for online gaming and curb illegal operators, though the bill has already been met with resistance.