Sunday, March 7, 2021

Taiwan

Taiwan arrests 32 in major online gambling bust

Taiwan prosecutors have indicted 32 people, including a billionaire, for running an online gambling platform and engaging in money laundering, with earnings of about NT$59.4 billion ($2.13 billion.) The platform, known as GPK Bet, has been in operation since 2014.
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BBIN: Zero-touch economy created

The pandemic has swept the world like no one could have imagined in the year of 2020. This global crisis has put many businesses to an abrupt halt in Q1 and forced companies to develop new business models for survival.

Ganapati founder Hayato Kinoshita indicted by Taiwanese prosecutors

Ganapati PLC founder Hayato Kinoshita has been indicted by Taiwanese prosecutors along with a dozen other people for illegally operating online gambling, rejecting defense arguments that they were several steps distant from any legal violations.
Jumbo digital product rollout continues

Jumbo digital product rollout continues 

Industries around the globe have been forced to adjust their sales models under the influences of the coronavirus pandemic. Jumbo Technology has reconstructed its strategies and caught up with the trend of digitalization. Since the beginning of this year, Jumbo has intensively held a series of online product launch events via ZOOM and Google Meet.  

Taiwan upholds guilty verdicts on cops who protected casinos

The Taiwan Supreme Court upheld guilty verdicts for three Kaohsiung police officers convicted of receiving more than $300,000 in bribes from operators of electronic gaming and gambling businesses.

Police raid Gamatron Studio office in Taipei

Police have raided the offices of Gamatron Studios in Taipei’s Neihu Technology Park, arresting 31 people, including the top executive, named Kinoshita. Kinoshita is believed...

Jumbo live streams product launch due to Covid-19

Jumbo Technology said it has live-streamed its product launches for 2020 due to the impact of the coronavirus.

Jumbo turns 20 with big plans for the future

Jumbo Technology is celebrating its 20th birthday this year and after successful expansion in Asia, it’s now turning its sights further afield. 
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Jumbo to launch 20th anniversary products

Jumbo Technology says it plans to announce a series of new products to celebrate its 20th anniversary this year, despite the coronavirus crisis. 

GTI Asia Tapei Expo 2020 canceled

Amidst the outbreak of COVID-19, organizers behind GTI Asia Tapei Expo 2020, a gaming-focused trade fair in Taiwan, has been canceled.  “Many countries around the...

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America. The company is now accelerating its slots expansion campaign in Asia
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.
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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.
Agbriefings February 21

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.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.
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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.