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AFP drops investigation into Tabcorp bribery allegations

The Australian Federal Police has dropped the investigation into foreign bribery allegations from wagering giant Tabcorp to the family of the Cambodian prime minister,...

Mekong Summit concludes, Sihanoukville next

The inaugural Mekong Gaming Summit conference concluded this afternoon, wrapping up two days of engaging content and networking. The future of online gambling in Cambodia...

Operators urged to encourage variety

Asian operators need to free up space on the casino floor to experiment with new products to encourage a greater variety of gaming machines, industry experts say.

Experts reiterate the need for speedy gaming law approval

The Cambodian government needs to hasten the passage of the draft gambling law in order to keep investment flowing into the country, according to...
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Online industry was “out of control,” Cambodia’s MoF says

Cambodia shut down its online industry as it was “out of control” and it now plans to focus on improving infrastructure in Sihanoukville to reinvigorate the town into an upscale tourism destination.

Cambodia gaming bill expected early 2020

Cambodia is expected to publish long-awaited legislation to regulate its gaming industry in early 2020, with the bill scheduled to introduce a system of taxation based on gross gaming revenue.

CDC approves two Sihanoukville hotel projects

The Council for the Development of Cambodia has approved two new hotel projects in Sihanoukville worth $379 million, according to local media reports. The projects...

Mekong Gaming Summit launches at key moment in Asian gaming

The first edition of the Mekong Gaming Summit, a two-day conference focused on gaming developments across the region, kicks off on Tuesday in the...

Mass exodus of Chinese nationals from Sihanoukville

Sources in Sihanoukville estimate around 10,000 Chinese citizens have left the city in the past few days, according to a report from the South...

Beijing sends shockwaves through igaming

After years of turning a blind eye to the booming online gambling markets in Cambodia and the Philippines, authorities in China have finally had enough, triggering a clampdown across the region. 

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