Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Myanmar gambling bill passes lower house

Myanmar's Gambling Bill, which will allow foreigner-only casinos to operate in the country, has been passed by the lower house of Parliament, according to...

POGO licensees must register with PH tax bureau

International gaming operators operating under the POGO license in the Philippines will be required to register with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), it...

Cruise ship association wants casinos on board

India’s newly formed cruise ship industry body has urged the government to allow casinos on cruise ship vessels in order to promote and nurture...

Vietnam takes steps to open sports betting, but challenges remain

Vietnam has embarked on major reforms toward opening the country to sports betting, with major Asian-based foreign investors joining the queue to capture part...

Will Asia join the U.S. sports betting gold rush?

*By John English Four months after the U.S. Supreme Court repealed a federal law limiting sports betting to just four states, there has been a...

Huge changes headed for NZ racing industry

The racing industry in New Zealand is in for a major shakeup following a bombshell report to the government which recommends closing nearly half...

Outline of casino management board revealed

The government has provided the first outline of the size and scope of the Casino Management Board, the main mission of which is to...

Kazuo Okada arrested in Hong Kong on fraud charges

Japanese gaming mogul Kazuo Okada and an associate have been arrested by Hong Kong’s anti-corruption watchdog, according to a filing from Universal Entertainment Corp. According...

Nepal government ditches plan to introduce separate Casino Act

The Nepalese government has u-turned on its decision to pass a separate Casino Act, and is now looking to attach casino-related laws into its...

Five Philippine IRs register with AMLC

Five integrated resorts have registered with the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC), following policy guidelines from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). According to an announcement...

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