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Australia weighs bet tracking system

  The government is in talks with Switzerland's Sportradar to set up a national system to track betting across major sports. The system would allow...

Sports betting on rise while gambling machines decline

  A study by Southern Cross University found that 64 percent of Australian adults had gambled in the past year, down from 82 percent in...

Queensland goes with pub warnings

  ATMs and television screens in pubs with gambling machines in Queensland are to carry messages promoting responsible gambling. The state is still considering industry...

Echo proposes $1.3 billion Brisbane expansion

  Echo Entertainment Group Ltd. proposed a $1.3 billion expansion plan for its Treasury Casino in downtown Brisbane that would expand its site from one...

Crown chooses flowery plan for Sydney project

  Crown Ltd. selected a curved design of three twisting petals by Wilkinson Eyre Architects for its proposed $1 billion Crown Sydney casino resort. The...

Crowe signs Crown to replace Echo

  Crown Ltd. will replace The Star casino as the uniform sponsor of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, a National Rugby League team co-owned by actor...

Greens propose betting promotion curbs

  The Australia Greens submitted a bill to parliament to ban discussion or advertizing of live betting odds during sports broadcasts. The bill would also...

Victoria Police claim evidence of racing plots

  Graham Ashton, deputy commissioner of Victoria Police, said the force's new sports integrity intelligence unit had gathered evidence through phone taps that it was...

Businessman charged with embezzling $6 million to pay bookmaker

  Andrew Sigalla, the former chairman and chief executive of TZ Ltd., was charged with taking A$6.2 million ($6.1 million) in 2008 and 2009 from...

Gambling research center gets $5.4 million budget

  The government set a four-year budget of $5.4 million for the new Australian Gambling Research Centre. The independent center, which will operate under the...
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Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...

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 Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
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Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations...
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South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

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Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.