Monday, April 6, 2020

Tokyo goes under soft lockdown

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike announced on Wednesday night a series of measures that amounted to a soft lockdown of the Tokyo Metropolitan District. The governor...

POGOs also shuttered during Covid-19 lockdown

Philippine authorities have made clear that the Covid-19 lockdown also includes Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs), which will not be allowed to operate during...

PAGCOR orders nationwide gaming suspension

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has ordered an extension of the Manila gaming suspension to be applied nationwide. In a message to Asia...

Goa shuts down all casinos until the end of March

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has ordered that all of the state’s casinos be shut down through the end of March as a measure...

Melco required to share privileged documents in NSW probe

The NSW government has won a legal battle that would see Melco Resorts be forced to share nine company documents that they wanted to...

AMLC calls for review of POGO licensees and service providers

The Philippines Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) has called for a review of all existing POGO licensees and service providers, amid an increasing threat to...

Supreme Court to take up Dream11 case in April

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court issued notice staying a lower court ruling that was favorable to fantasy sports platform Dream11, and indicating...

Chinese POGO workers to get “good manners” training

House Committee on Games and Amusement Vice-Chair Ronnie Ong has expressed support for a PAGCOR initiative to conduct “Good Manners and Right Conduct” and...

Duterte defends POGOs against intensifying calls to ban them

Despite members of the legislature and the media stepping up calls to ban POGOs, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is so far standing firm, with...

Senators describe POGOs as national security threat and call for total ban

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon has called for POGOs to be banned, following the example of Cambodia, and another senator claims the industry has...

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Tokyo goes under soft lockdown

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike announced on Wednesday night a series of measures that amounted to a soft lockdown of the Tokyo Metropolitan District. The governor...