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Kazakhstan gambling law to cut tax collection, boost black market

In early July, the Mazhilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan made amendments to the current gambling law. The new legislation was signed by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev.
Darang Candra says 2020 a double-edged-sword for esports

Darang Candra says 2020 a double-edged-sword for esports [Podcast]

Darang Candra, director of Southeast Asia for Niko Partners speaks with Asia Gaming Brief asia editor Felix Ng about interesting trends seen across esports,...

Maksat Kurmanov

Maksat Kurmanov is CEO of 1xBet in Kazakhstan
covid-19 vaccine

Covid-19 vaccines: What it really means [Infographic]

This week's "By The Numb3rs" by Asia Gaming Brief comes just after the announcement of Pfizer and Moderna's covid-19 vaccine, which is now nearing the end of its stage 3 clinical trials - complete with promising results.

Nevada to cut casino capacity to 25% from Tuesday

Nevada is cutting capacity at casinos down to 25 percent from 50 percent to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The measures will take effect as of Tuesday.

US commercial gaming at 81% of pre-crisis levels

U.S. commercial gaming revenue for Q3 2020 totaled $9.04 billion, reaching 81 percent of the industry’s pre-COVID levels in Q3 2019, according to the American Gaming Association’s (AGA).
Suppliers get igaming boost

Suppliers get igaming boost

Gaming suppliers, like all areas of the industry, have felt the pinch from the Covid-19 crisis, though their growing digital businesses have proved a bright spot and helped offset the impact of the crisis.

Ukraine regulatory body ready for operation after new appointees

Ukraine's cabinet of ministers has approved the appointment of four more members to the Ukrainian Gambling and Lottery Commission. The committee now has enough members to enter into operation.
ePayment security

ePayment security by Astropay

Digital wallets provide users with a secure and rapid tool, enabling them to access contactless payments easily. This payment option is increasingly being adopted by users as it provides them with the possibility to have their balance in just one place, avoiding the inconveniences of multiple accounts and payment options.
Plug in with All-in for iGaming localization

Plug in with All-in for iGaming localization

All-in Global is making the iGaming localization process easier than ever by providing a range of effortless ways for companies to choose from in...
Solid Gaming

Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

Instant and secure deposits

AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

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.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

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...
gaming webinar south korea

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...

Betting on Sports America

SBC Awards 2020

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

news, macau, gambling

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.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

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.
asia gaming briefings Sep 20

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.