Monday, August 19, 2019
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Macau probes 7 online gaming cases in H1

Macau authorities have reportedly opened seven cases related to illegal online gambling in the first half of the year, local media reports.

WinZO announces fund to help gaming startups

Real money gaming platform Winzo Games has announced a US$1.5 million fund to support local game developers in India, local media reports. Paavan Nanda, Co-founder,...

Asia’s online brands struggle to make European impact

When 188Bet announced its withdrawal from the UK and Irish markets in March, it was the latest in a long line of Asia-facing operators to back away from Europe’s highly-regulated igaming jurisdictions.

Asian online market evolves but slowly

The conditions prevalent in the markets of East Asia mean the evolution of a more recreational online player base is following a different path to how it occurred in Europe and suppliers need to be aware of changing patterns of behaviour.

DFNN expands offshore gaming business

Philippines-listed DFNN Inc. has incorporated a new entity to expand its offshore gaming operations, according to a filing from DFNN to the stock exchange...

DICJ finds nothing illegal in Macau VIP rooms

The head of Macau’s gaming regulator said the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has inspected 25 VIP rooms and found nothing illegal and confirmed that Suncity Holdings CEO Alvin Chao is not under investigation.

China police crackdown on cross border online gaming

China’s Public Security Minister Zhao Kezhi reportedly pledged to crack down on cross-border online gambling in a meeting last Friday, just days after state media singled out Suncity Group with allegations of illegal online gambling. 

Nazara Technologies goes on start-up buying spree

Mumbai-based gaming company Nazara Technologies is continuing its real-money gaming expansion, after finalizing a number of acquisitions of Indian gaming startups, local media reports. According...

Don’t overtax POGOs, says Domingo

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp chairman Andrea Domingo have expressed optimism that the government will not hike taxes for offshore gaming operators in the...

Offshore gaming industry set to expand with support, new hubs

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) CEO Andrea Domingo reiterated its support for the offshore gaming industry during a speech in Manila on Friday.  “We...

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