The US District Court in the CNMI has given Imperial Pacific International one more chance to show cause—or to explain in writing—why CEO Donald Browne should not be found in contempt and incarcerated because of IPI’s noncompliance with court orders.
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.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga oversaw a central government meeting on Friday which confirmed the outlines and the timeline of the nation’s IR development policy. He promised that it would be carried out with “fairness and transparency.”
Bangkok police arrested 94 people during a raid to stop illegal gambling in a casino that was operated by 27 people, 13 of whom were foreign nationals. Senior police face inquiry on allegations of negligence.
Russia’s parliament has passed a new bill redistributing control over the online betting market, creating a unified gambling regulator to track bets and allocations to sporting leagues and significantly increasing costs to the industry.
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.
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.