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Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Anjouan emerging as new online gaming license hub

Good Morning

The free market economy means that companies can choose to take their business where it best suits them. And for those seeking an online gaming license, a new jurisdiction is coming into play: Anjouan – contending with those which are moving away from the grey market. Meanwhile, IGT has announced record profits for FY23, with a particularly strong showing in the fourth quarter. And the Asia Gaming Awards is right around the corner, with the shortlist of the nominees announced – seeing newcomers and established veterans contend for the prizes.

What you need to know

  • Changes on the island of Curacao and elsewhere are leading more jurisdictions to enter the licensing race, with Anjouan the recent focus.
  • International Game Technology (IGT) announced record profits for 2023, attributing the success to a strong finish in the fourth quarter.
  • The nominees for the Asia Gaming Awards have been announced! Key newcomers vie with established winners for the prizes!

On the radar

AGB Intelligence


Anjouan emerging as promising licensing jurisdiction

As changes continue in the grey-market-favored Curacao and regionally, new jurisdictions are popping up to cater to the need for online gaming licenses. One such case is Anjouan, located in the southwestern Indian Ocean. And while facing the same regulatory challenges as other locations, the territory appears to be willing to bring in grey market operators, offering yet another avenue for those wanting to get a license.

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Industry Updates

ASEAN Gaming Summit, 2024

Registrations for the 2024 ASEAN Gaming Summit, the calendar conference of excellence of the gaming industry in the region, are open. Scheduled from 19th to 21st March 2024, the Summit is the gateway to the Next-Gen of gaming in Asia.

Asia Gaming Awards 2024 recognizing excellence on March 20th in Manila

Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Anjouan emerging as new online gaming license hub

The Asia Gaming Awards, hosted by Asia Gaming Brief, is set to once again recognize and celebrate the outstanding achievements in the Asian gaming industry. The Awards ceremony will take place on the evening of Wednesday, 20th March 2024, at the Grand Ballroom of the Shangri-La The Fort, Manila.



AGBrief Editorial
AGBrief Editorial
The AGBrief Editorial Team is a group of contributors living around the world that are connected to Asia Gaming Brief. They are active members in pursuing the sources of our news, making them reliable and accurate for our readers.



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