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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.
Tina Sablan: Regulators dropped the ball on

Sablan wants hearing into IPI governance, compliance failures

CNMI representative Christina Sablan has urged the House of Representatives Committee on Gaming to summon Governor Ralph Torres and IPI chair Cui Jie to testify at a legislative oversight hearing on the governance, financial suitability and compliance failures of Imperial Pacific International. 
Steve Vickers & Associates

Interview with Steve Vickers: China’s clampdown and the future for junkets [Video]

Steve Vickers, the CEO and founder of political and corporate risk consultancy Steve Vickers & Associates, talks to Asia Gaming Brief about the impact of China’s crackdown on cross border capital flows on the junket industry. He says the sector is unlikely to die out altogether and there will inevitably be some links to organized crime. 

International Entertainment hires advisors to ensure casino compliance

International Entertainment said it has hired various advisers to provide a legal opinion on the operation of casinos and gaming activities and to review the company's internal control policies in order to comply with a guidance letter from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Atty. Mel Racela

Interview with Mel Racela: Tracking AML compliance in the Philippines [video]

Attorney Mel Racela, executive director of the Philippines Anti-Money Laundering Council, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief’s Sharon Singleton about the steps the Philippines is taking to guard against money laundering and the challenges posed by online gambling.

Crown appoints chief compliance and financial crimes officer

Crown Resorts has announced the appointment of Steven Blackburn, currently at National Australia Bank, as its chief compliance and financial crimes officer, effective from March 2021.
Long-established testing

Long-established testing

BMM is the longest established and most experienced private independent gaming certification lab in the world, providing professional technical and regulatory compliance services to the gaming industry since 1981.
Crown Resorts

Crown Resorts’ “failure of culture”

The departure of James Packer from the witness chair has not marked the end for Crown Resorts’ agony at the New South Wales Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA) inquiry.

Crown ready to open in Sydney

Crown Resorts director Andrew Demetriou has claimed the company is ready to open and run its Sydney casino in defiance of the governance and probity questions raised at the NSW inquiry into the casino giant. 

Crown Resorts hit by second regulator on misconduct claims

A second Australian regulator said it has begun disciplinary proceedings against casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd CWN.AX after media reports accused it of failing to vet foreign gamblers, a second watchdog to take action over the claims.
AGE, australasian gaming expo

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....
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.

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G2E Asia 2021

AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

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.
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.
Agbriefings February 21

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.