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India continues to face bumps in road to regulated gambling

India continues to face bumps in road to regulated gambling

The Madras High Court is the latest to weigh in on online gambling in India, calling on the state government to either ban or regulate the practice after hearing a petition claiming reports of several suicides due to gambling losses. 

U.S. court dismisses Bangladesh Bank case against Bloomberry

Bloomberry Resorts said that a court in the United States dismissed an attempt by Bangladesh’s central bank to reclaim funds that were stolen from its accounts and subsequently laundered through Philippine banks and the Solaire Resort & Casino.

Court upholds DFNN award ruling against PCSO

The Court of Appeals has again affirmed a claim by DFNN for damages from the Philippine Charity Sweepstake Office (PCSO) for unilaterally pulling out of an equipment lease agreement. 
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LVS says Macau fixer deserves a fraction of compensation claimed

A third trial has begun in Las Vegas over attempts by a Hong Kong businessman to claim compensation from Las Vegas Sands for services...

SkyCity told to payout in wrongful dismissal case

SkyCity has been ordered to pay NZ $25 000 (US$18,250) to an employee it wrongfully dismissed in a row over the treatment of a...

Donaco wins case to shut Star Paradise

Australia-listed Donaco International said it has won a court injunction to close the Star Paradise casino in Cambodia, which it says is operating in...

SHFL withdraws claim against Paradise

SHFL Entertainment (Asia) has withdrawn a claim in Macau’s court of First Instance against Paradise Entertainment Group and its Chairman Jay Chun over alleged...

Sands persuades U.S. court to throw out $70 million verdict related to casino permit

Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp. has once again persuaded the Nevada Supreme Court to throw out a jury award won by Richard Suen,...

Alan Dershowitz to represent Sands in lawsuit

Famed attorney Alan Dershowitz has been recruited by Sands China Ltd. to argue that Nevada's Supreme Court should dismiss a wrongful termination lawsuit filed...

Federal judge throws out the remaining evidence against Paul Phua

A federal judge has thrown out the remaining evidence in the case against gambling mogul Paul Phua because of government misconduct. Following a two-hour hearing,...

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America. The company is now accelerating its slots expansion campaign in Asia
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.