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Chinese thirst for travel regardless of blacklist: Wolfgang Arlt [video]

Professor Wolfgang Artl, CEO and founder of the China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI), talks to Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about trends in domestic travel and tourism in China.
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China again threatens gambling tourism, adding to Covid pain

China is showing no sign of letting up its campaign against overseas gambling, announcing it’s expanding its blacklist of countries that target Mainland Chinese for gambling purposes.

China to expand overseas gambling blacklist

China plans to add more destinations to its blacklist of those targeting its nationals for gambling, state-run Xinhua reports, without giving any names.
China blocks tripadvisor

Gambling and travel in crosshairs as China “cleans up” its internet

The Cyberspace Administration of China has removed 105 mobile apps that it considers to be illegal, including a surprise crackdown on US travel giant Tripadvisor.

CNMI casino commission concerned about impact of China blacklist

Commonwealth Casino Commission Chairman Edward C. Deleon Guerrero raised concern to Imperial Pacific International CEO Donald Browne about the possible impact of Chinese government’s potential blacklisting of cross-border or overseas gambling destinations.
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US blacklists Chinese developer of Dara Sakor project in Cambodia

The US government has blacklisted the Union Development Group, a Chinese enterprise which is building the US$3.8 billion Dara Sakor project, including a casino...

Beijing’s weaponization of outbound tourism and Japanese IRs

This week the Chinese government delivered a clear warning that it intended to weaponize the nation’s outbound tourism as it relates to the Asian...

Only 3 banks blocking foreign online transactions

Three major Russian banks - Sberbank, VTB and Tinkoff bank - have confirmed that they are observing new legislation prohibiting banks from processing transactions for foreign bookmakers, casinos and totes.

Yantarnaya casino opens doors to the public

Sobranie - the newest casino in the Yantarnaya gambling zone, held its grand opening over the weekend, Russian local media reports. Touted as “the biggest...

Russian watchdog extends gambling clampdown to social networks

Over 200 online groups on Russia’s major social network VKontakte has been blacklisted by the Russian media and communications watchdog for posting links to...
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

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....
life after pogos

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.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

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.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

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.