Tuesday, October 27, 2020

PAGCOR mulls online gambling for casinos

The Philippines Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) is studying a proposal to allow land-based casinos accept bets online as operators and the government seek ways to mitigate losses due to Covid-19.

Bonus abuse seen as booming business

The number of “players” attempting to fraudulently take advantage of sign on bonuses and other incentives in igaming has risen almost 500 percent over the past three years and is expected to continue to be a major problem. 

Hyderabad police accuse Chinese online gambling firms of hardball tactics

The Hyderabad police report that Chinese companies engaged in illegal online betting have been diverting money to app-based financing firms which aggressively pursue defaulters.
Manila offices

Evidence mounts of POGO shrinkage

With much of the noise this week coming from the shenanigans downunder at the Crown Resorts inquiry, it would have been easy to miss more signs of trouble for Philippines Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs.)
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BetConstruct teams with EveryMatrix, Spearhead Studios

BetConstruct, EveryMatrix, and Spearhead Studios, have entered a strategic partnership which aims to bring the three together in a close working relationship to attract new audiences and offer exciting content to operators in many jurisdictions.
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Spintec joins Greenlogic Program

Spintec Gaming Technology announced it has joined the Greenlogic Program, the collaborative content development platform launched by Stakelogic last month.

China identified over US$150 in illicit gambling funds this year

China claims to have handled over 8,800 cross border gambling cases as of Sept. 30 and made over 60,000 arrests, including 590 Chinese nationals in other countries. It has shut down more than 1,700 online gambling platforms.

Australian gambling increased under Covid despite lack of venues

Australian's gambled more during the Covid-19 outbreak, despite a lack of access to venues, with the proportion who gambled four or more times a week increasing from 23 percent to 32 percent, according to the Australian Gambling Research Centre.
Puducherry government urges blanket ban on online gambling

Puducherry government urges blanket ban on online gambling

The Puducherry union territory government has urged the union government to ban online gaming platforms and mobile apps, describing it as a necessity to protect the mental health of vulnerable people.

Large POGO at Subic Bay shuts its doors

Great Empire Gaming and Amusement Corp., one of the POGOs that had been based at Subic Bay, has shuttered its business under the Covid impact, putting a thousand Chinese out of work.

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