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South Korea to ease regulations for foreign casino firms

The South Korean government has confirmed it plans to ease restrictions making it easier for foreign investors to obtain casino licenses, according to local...

S. Korea mulls easing casino investment barriers

South Korea may reduce barriers to entry for companies developing resort-scale casinos in designated economic development zones, according to media reports. The move follows...

South Korea gambling revenue slips in 2013

Total sales in gambling-related businesses in South Korea, including lotteries, horse racing and cycle racing, slipped to 19.34 trillion won ($18.2 billion) last year,...

South Korean lawmaker to introduce IR bill next month, sees three resorts

Park Chang-Sik, a member of South Korea’s National Assembly, said he will introduce a bill next month entitled, “Special Act to Develop Integrated Resort...

Parliament considers bill putting online gaming in same class as drugs

South Korea’s parliament is considering a law that would put online gaming in the same category as gambling, drugs and alcohol, according to media...

Lawmaker to submit bill for development of integrated resorts

National Assemblyman Park Chang-Sik of the ruling Saenuri Party has said that he would introduce a bill next month supporting the development of integrated...

Government considers bill to tackle online gaming addiction

MPs in S. Korea are considering a bill which would classify online gaming as an antisocial addiction in the same category as gambling, drugs...

Korea fines three celebrities for illegal online betting

A South Korean court has found three of the country’s celebrities guilty of illegal online gambling and ordered them to pay fines based on...

South Korea pushes for electronic cards for lotteries

South Korea is pushing to ban the use of cash in buying lotteries in favour of electronic cards to prevent addiction, local media said,...

South Korean government won’t back gaming addiction bill

South Korea’s government has reiterated it won’t support a new bill to regulate online games that puts them in the same category of addictive...
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. 

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...

ASEAN Gaming Summit postponed to 2021 Q2

Given the continued uncertainty and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia Gaming Brief has decided to postpone this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit...

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.
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...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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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.
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.
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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.