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Police arrest three more linked to 500.com bribery scandal

Tokyo prosecutors have arrested three corporate executives for allegedly offering money to a defendant in the 500.com bribery scandal to provide false testimony, according to local media reports.

Adelson rips Japan’s “negative regulations”

Las Vegas Sands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon Adelson chose his words carefully back in May when he announced that his firm, considered by many observers to be the frontrunner among major IR operators, had pulled out of the Japan race. But in an earnings conference call held last week, he let it rip.

Wakayama illustrates need for IR bid delay

The word came down this week and the news was neither expected nor was it positive. Only one prospective IR operator, the Suncity Group, filed a complete application for a bid to partner with the Wakayama Prefectural Government on developing the Marina City location.
Shinzo Abe

Japan in denial over IR development strategy

Whatever hand wringing may be taking place in private, the Shinzo Abe government’s IR strategy remains one of publicly pretending that all is well,...
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Online ban to hit casino tax revenue

Cambodia’s ban on online gambling is expected to hit government tax revenue next year, the Khmer Times reported, citing minutes from a meeting with Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth.
Myanmar

Greater China investors eye Myanmar

Casino investors from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau have made enquiries about operating in Myanmar after the government passed new regulations in May.
Hokkaido IR Expo

First Japan IR Expo in Hokkaido set for Dec.

The first Japan IR Expo in Hokkaido has been scheduled for December 11 and 12, 2019, highlighting continuing interest in Japan’s northernmost prefecture.
Nagasaki

Nagasaki aims for fast and fair IR consortium selection

The Nagasaki Prefectural Government, which claims to be in discussions with about twenty companies interested in forming or joining an IR consortium, is reportedly...

Cambodia issues 13 more licenses Jan-April

The Cambodian government has issued a further 13 casino licenses in the first four months of 2019, taking the total to 163, local media reports.

Sasebo mayor launches fourth term with pledge of proactive IR support

Sasebo Mayor Norio Tomonaga used the occasion of the launch of his fourth term on Tuesday to pledge his proactive efforts to gain an IR license at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park.
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...

Betting on Sports America

SBC Awards 2020

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

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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.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

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.
asia gaming briefings Sep 20

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.