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Senet is an Australian firm specialist in gambling law, regulatory and compliance advisory.

Regulators barely have a seat at the table [video]

Asia Gaming Brief asia editor Felix Ng catches up with former gaming regulator Paul Newson, Principal at Senet Advisory about how the pandemic, and recent royal commissions have sparked change in the approach to gaming regulation in Australia.
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Townsville casino set to being A$80 million hotel expansion in August

The Ville Resort-Casino, located in Townsville in Queensland has been given the green light for its A$80 million expansion.
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IAGR launches new award program: International Regulatory Awards

The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) has announced the launch of its new awards program, the International Regulatory Awards, and is now inviting members to nominate their outstanding regulatory efforts. 
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Regulating the Game to offer discount for group bookings

Regulating the Game, a five-day educational course for regulators and operators held in August has opened up registrations and is offering an “escalating discount” for multiple registrations from the same organization.

IPI requests court to review license suspension

Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific International says it has filed an administrative request for the Superior Court in Saipan to conduct a judicial review of the order made by the Commonwealth Casino Commission to suspend the casino’s license. 

Norwich scandal highlights online regulatory challenge

English Premier League Club Norwich City this month had to dump its lead Asia-facing sponsor due to inappropriate advertising, highlighting the difficulties of regulating global online gaming, even in a jurisdiction regarded as one of the gold standards.

Aristocrat gets approvals for company secretary appointee

Aristocrat Leisure said it has received all necessary regulatory pre-approvals for the appointment of Kristy Jo as company secretary and confirmation by the board of her role.
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Oaktree sends updated proposal to Crown

Australia-listed Crown Resorts on Tuesday said it has received an updated proposal from Oaktree Capital Management to buy out some of all of James Packer’s 37 percent stake in Crown. 

Accor hiring binge points to Australia recovery, but highlights staff crisis

There’s good news and bad news from the Accor announcement that it’s launching a massive recruitment drive to fill more than 1,000 jobs in Australia and New Zealand.
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia’s online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.

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Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.