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SHFL Entertainment (Asia) has withdrawn a claim in Macau’s court of First Instance against Paradise Entertainment Group and its Chairman Jay Chun over alleged...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

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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.
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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.
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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.