Sunday, December 16, 2018

AIGF demands probe on illegal foreign betting websites

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding action be taken against offshore betting websites that have been...

Naruto city wins legal case over boat race payments

Naruto municipal authorities have won a legal case that had been brought against them by local residents who were upset at payments made regarding boat race facilities to the nearby fishing cooperative.

Time to move the regulatory goalposts

There is no question that the global sports betting market is massive and growing fast. According to figures from respected statistics company, Statista, the global gross gaming yield now stands at about $400 billion, with the majority of that generated in Asia.

Australia gambling expenditure dips 0.5 percent

Australia’s total gambling expenditure fell 0.5 percent in the 2016/2017 year, with casino table games posting a 7.8 percent drop in the same period, according to the latest figures from the Queensland Government Statistician's Office.

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*By John English Four months after the U.S. Supreme Court repealed a federal law limiting sports betting to just four states, there has been a...

Vietnam to cut red tape for businesses

Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance is proposing major cuts to business bureaucracy for a broad section of industries, including lottery, casinos and betting companies, local...

Vietnam to cut red tape for businesses

Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance is proposing major cuts to business bureaucracy for a broad section of industries, including lottery, casinos and betting companies, local media reports.

M88 teams with Leicester City football club

Asian online gaming site M88 has been named as the official gaming partner of U.K. football club, Leicester City.

Stars Group Q2 revenue gains 34.8 percent, helped by Australia

Canada-based Stars Group, owner of the PokerStars brand, reported a 34.8 percent jump in Q2 revenue, helped by recent acquisitions in Australia.

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Former Wynn shareholder files lawsuit

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Sikkim’s new airport to drive casino traffic

After waiting for almost a decade, Sikkim, nestled in the mountainous far north of India, finally got an airport in October, which is likely to provide a boost to gambling operators in the remote state.