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Coronavirus live updates: Japan lifts state of emergency in remaining prefectures

The latest news and updates on the Covid-19 (coronavirus) - with regularly updated information relating to new cases, travel restrictions and other information to...
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Chinese will travel, but Covid-19 raises questions on spending power

Mainland Chinese may still have a thirst for travel post the Covid-19 pandemic, but views are divided as to how much disposable income they may have to spend, especially in the region’s casinos.

Poker eyes renaissance during sports lockdown

With Asia’s sportsbook operators scrambling for solutions as the global sports calendar remains in lockdown, one often forgotten vertical is back in the limelight.

Will to travel remains strong once safety policies in place

Mainland Chinese are still keen to travel despite the Covid-19 pandemic and Macau and Vietnam are likely to be the first destinations to benefit once travel restrictions are lifted and flights resume.

Guangdong, Fujian recovery bodes well for Macau: Bernstein

The Chinese provinces of Guangdong and Fujian are recovering faster than many other provinces in Mainland China, which should bode well for Macau’s gaming industry, Bernstein Research said.

China to target gambling, fraud perpetrators amid COVID-19

The Chinese government is set to intensify its crackdown on illegal online gambling, as well as telecom and internet fraud, which has increased amid...

China tourism – the road to recovery

The good news first: Chinese will remain Chinese. After the number of persons globally suffering from Covid-19 has come down to a socially acceptable...

Virus exposes China risks

The Covid-19 outbreak has highlighted once again how one of the biggest draws for casino investors in Asia can become the largest liability. Operators and...
online Gaming

Asia affiliates begin to come of age

The Asian igaming sector continues to attract high levels of interest from betting and casino operators targeting markets such as Thailand, Vietnam or Indonesia and, of course, China; which remains by far the biggest of them all.

Lottery sales plummet in Jan, could be zero in Feb

China lottery sales plummeted 43.3 percent year-on-year in January, due mainly to a shutdown of most lottery operations on January 22 to observe annual...

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