Tuesday, March 19, 2019

SBTech launches action betting, its latest mobile in-play feature

Sports betting solutions provider SBTech has added to its range of in-play products with the launch of Action Betting, a mobile-first feature which dynamically...

138.com teams with Income Access on affiliate program

138.com, an Asian online betting company, has launched an affiliate program with Montreal-based Income Access. To celebrate the launch, 138.com is offering affiliates whoregister with...

Investors dodge tax bullet, discuss development plans

Operators in Russia’s Far East have won a reprieve from a potentially punishing new tax region and are now discussing further development plans with...

Chinese authorities crack down on WeChat betting groups

The Chinese government has been working hard to clamp down on illegal World Cup betting groups organized on WeChat, Taobao and QQ, Global Times...

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.

G2E Asia to provide overview of Asian gaming landscape

Influential industry speakers are set to address attendees at this year’s Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia). Francis Lui, deputy chairman of the Galaxy Entertainment...

PlayUP acquires another wagering operator, eyes listing

Sports fantasy and betting business PlayUp is eyeing a listing on the ASX and Nasdaq, after a string of acquisitions in the Australian fantasy...

AGE expects “biggest and best” year with new program additions

The Australasian Gaming Expo expects 2018 to be the “biggest and best” year yet in its 29 year history, with several new upgrades to its program.

Adapting to change – Asia takes it slow and steady

Technology is advancing at a breakneck pace, opening a world of opportunities, though when it comes to game design and convergence between the land-based and online sectors, customer preferences in Asia are slow to change. This was a key takeaway from panels at the ASEAN Gaming Summit held in Manila last week, which this year focused on disruptive technologies, innovation and the convergence between the online and offline sector. Although much is made of the need to the attract the millennial audience, whose adoption of new technologies and social gaming is fast and well documented, they are still a long way from being a driving force in the industry. 

Essa reports 267 suspicious betting cases in 2018

International betting integrity body ESSA reported 267 cases of suspicious bets in 2018 to relevant authorities, led by tennis and football.

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