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How NFTs will change our industry

If you hold a senior position in the online gambling industry and haven’t spent a decent amount of your time to look into, try out, and learn about NFTs, then it’s just about high time you do so.

China ups supervision of blockchain in gambling crackdown

Cyberspace Administration of China has announced four new measures to crackdown on cross border gambling, including precision strikes on overseas gambling groups, stepping up oversight of blockchain platforms, consolidating the responsibility for online platforms and improving its regulatory structure.

Blockchain seen improving gambling compliance

The use of blockchain technology in online gambling has the potential to help operators comply with regulatory requirements at a time when national regulators are stepping up their monitoring of the industry, igaming professional Nick Hill says.
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ARF warns cryptocurrencies facilitating illegal gambling

The Asian Racing Federation is warning that the rising use of blockchain and cryptocurrencies is facilitating illegal online gambling and allowing operators to circumvent regulatory requirements. 
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Online gaming seen driving move to blockchain: Calvin Ayre

Calvin Ayre, head of Ayre Group and CoinGeek has a strong belief that online gaming operators will drive the transition to blockchain, with Bitcoin SV at the forefront. 

15 arrested in China over crypto gaming app

Police in China have busted an illegal gambling operation built on the EOS blockchain network. The arrests are just another example of the wider crackdown on cross-border gambling initiated by Chinese authorities.

CoinGeek survey seeks to inspire gambling/blockchain innovation

CoinGeek has launched a survey aimed at soliciting information as to the types of content and conference sessions on blockchain that would be useful for professionals in the gambling industry. 
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500 .com surges on bitcoin transformation

China sports lottery company 500.com has continued its transformation into the bitcoin space with the all-stock acquisition of bitcoin mining company BTC.com and investors appear to approve.
Cambodia’s online operators find new home in Myanmar

Cambodia’s online operators find new home in Myanmar

It’s been billed as a $15 billion smart city, powered by the latest in blockchain technology, but in reality it has emerged as a major online gambling hub and the new home to many of the operations that fled Cambodia after a ban on the practice last year.

Fincy pulls out of Chinese-backed gambling project in Myanmar

Singapore-based financial services firm Fincy has announced it will withdraw from a controversial development project run by Chinese investors accused of involvement in  cryptocurrency and online casino operations near the Thai border in Myanmar’s Karen State. 
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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....
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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.

Regulating the Game 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.