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Authorities arrest 342 Chinese in an investment scam outfit

The Philippines on Friday said it has detained hundreds of Chinese workers, as part of a continued crackdown against unlicensed online gaming businesses.  A total...

1,000 arrested for online gambling in Cambodia

Nearly 1,000 suspects have been arrested by Chinese and Cambodian authorities this year, relating to online gambling, telecommunication fraud, and gang crimes, according to...

Russia targets illegal activities as gambling revenue falls

Russia is getting serious about cracking down on illegal gambling, which is having a significant impact on the development of the country’s gambling zones...

Former ministry official tangled in Kangwon scandal

South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism office was raided on Saturday after allegations emerged that a former tourism ministry official had used...

China to crack down on rural gambling

Authorities in China have launched a campaign to crack down on gambling in rural areas ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays, Xinhua reports. The...

International ties strengthened in fight against match fixing

A new agreement signed between Victoria police and international integrity body ESSA (Sports Betting Integrity) is set to assist authorities in targeting suspicious betting...

Osaka police bust long-running illegal casino

An illegal casino den in the Minami entertainment district has been brought down by authorities in Osaka, with officials noting the business may be...

18 Crown employees reportedly detained in China

At least 18 employees of casino operator Crown Resorts have been detained by Chinese authorities, local media reports. "Crown believes that a number of our...

Vietnam police busts $58 million online gambling ring

Vietnam authorities cracked down on an online football gambling ring worth VND1.3 trillion ($58 million) over the weekend, local media reports. A total of 14...

Authorities probe Wynn Macau over smoking violations

Macau authorities are looking into allegations that Wynn Macau breached smoking rules after 70 of the casino’s employees went on strike to protest against...
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. 

Instant and secure deposits

AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

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...

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 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...
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South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

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SBC Awards 2020

Sigma Malta Show

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Sigma Malta Show

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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.
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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.