Friday, January 18, 2019

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*By John English Four months after the U.S. Supreme Court repealed a federal law limiting sports betting to just four states, there has been a...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

Online companies eye India potential

India’s online gaming sector has seen a spate of acquisitions in recent months as operators position themselves for strong projected growth, despite the ongoing...

Paddy Power Betfair profits up 4 pct in 18H1

Online wagering operator Paddy Power Betfair saw a 4 percent increase in profits in 18H1, reaching GBP 106 million (US$136.5 million), according to an...

Online companies eye India potential

India’s online gaming sector has seen a spate of acquisitions in recent months as operators position themselves for strong projected growth, despite the ongoing regulatory uncertainties.

CrownBet to rebrand as BetEasy

Australian wagering operator CrownBet is expected to announce its name change to BetEasy this week after its split from Crown Resorts in February. The...

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