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Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Illegal online gambling/scams rising in SE Asia since 2010

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Illegal online gambling and scam operations in Southeast Asia are nothing new, with a monitoring group noting that they have been expanding since at least 2010, as nefarious operators seek new harbors to ply their craft. Meanwhile, in Macau, the mixture of mainland Chinese visitors is increasing, as the Individual Visitor Scheme expands and more events are held in the city. And excitement is building for the ASEAN Gaming Summit, from March 19th to 21st in Manila, with Jumbo Technology announcing its sponsorship.

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AGB Intelligence


Online gaming and scam industries boom in SE Asia: Monitoring group

An independent monitoring group notes that illegal online gaming and scam operations have been on the rise constantly since around 2010, with a particular presence in the Philippines, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos. Authorities’ attempts to crack down on the illicit operations are gaining ground, but are facing headwinds as operators shift between jurisdictions, targeting more politically volatile regions to ensure continued flexibility in their operations.

Corporate Spotlight

Why bettors from the Philippines choose 1xBet

1xBet, bettors, Philippines

1xBet is one of the leaders in the global betting industry. The bookmaker offers its clients excellent betting and gambling opportunities worldwide, quality service, and support. 1xBet listens to its players to constantly improve the product, which the brand’s clients in the Philippines have already tried.

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 officially 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: Illegal online gambling/scams rising in SE Asia since 2010

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.

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