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CEZA seeks to regain online dominance, eyes Fintech

After an annus horribilis in 2017, First Cagayan Leisure and Resort World Corporation is fighting back, pledging major upgrades in infrastructure and technology to help the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport (CEZA) regain its status as the hub for online gambling in the Philippines. As well as investing in new facilities, roads and an airport, the zone has an ambitious plan to become a fintech center for Asia. 
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Regulator crushes hopes for bitcoin wagering

Accepting and paying out bets in cryptocurrency will soon be banned for operators licensed in the Northern Territory, after the gaming authority released a...

Coingaming Group tests Bitcoin Lightning Network

The Coingaming Group, the company behind leading bitcoin-led igaming brands Bitcasino.io and Sportsbet.io, says it set to test the Lightning Network with a selection...

2018 in focus: Cambodia, bitcoin and regulatory change

The Year of the Dog is about to dawn in Asia, with most gaming markets in the region starting on a positive note after...

Land-based sector looks to join the crypto revolution

Even by the standards of initial coin offerings (ICOs), Macau gaming company Dragon Corp. raised eyebrows in September with an announcement that it planned to raise $500 million to build a floating casino that operates in a newly-created cryptocurrency. Its aim is to undercut Macau's massive junket industry that finances high rollers in the gambling hub. However, the company's ambitious plans face major regulatory hurdles. 

Philippines to consider Bitcoin as security

The Philippines is considering legalizing Bitcoin and other digital assets as securities to be regulated under existing security laws. According to cryptocurrency news outlets, Commissioner...

Quanta Technology secure license to operate in IOM

Quanta Technology Limited (QTL) has been granted a licence to operate and develop their business on the Isle of Man. The company, whois based in...

Asia Live Tech offers Bitcoin casino software in Cambodia

Casino software supplier Asia Live Tech has announced it has launched a new service for Bitcoin online casinos. Built on their White Label software solution,...

Russia mulls ban on cryptocurrency exchanges

The Russian government looking to block access to cryptocurrency exchanges in the country, describing them as “dubious instruments for retail investors,” Russian media reports. Speaking...

Monetary authority clamps down on cryptocurrencies

The Monetary Authority of Macau (AMCM) has issued a statement prohibiting the city’s financial institutions from providing financial services to businesses involved in virtual...
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2022

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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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.

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G2E Asia 2021

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Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.