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Cambodia cabinet meets on AML laws

Cambodia’s cabinet, lead by Prime Minister Hun Sen, reportedly met on Friday to discuss long-awaited laws on anti-money laundering, terrorism financing and counter-proliferation financing, The Phnom Penh Post reports. 

Racing industry gets $72.5 million in emergency support

New Zealand’s racing industry is getting a major boost from the government with a $72.5 million emergency support package, including $20 million to build...

New Zealand mulls lessening lockdown restrictions

In New Zealand, the government is set to announce this afternoon whether the country will come out of a strict Level Four lockdown.  The change,...

Govt still considering whether to extend casino closure period

The Macau government says it is still assessing whether to extend the two-week casino closure beyond February 19, 2020, while it monitors developments related...

MOF to discuss future of Vietnam gaming industry

Nguyen Minh Tien, Deputy Director-General of the Ministry of Finance in Vietnam has joined the growing line-up of speakers set to speak at the...

Macau expects MOP 91 billion in gaming taxes in 2020

The Macau government expects to receive MOP91 billion (US$11.3 million) in Special Gaming Taxes, making up for around 74.5 percent of total tax revenue...

NagaCorp’s Phnom Penh exclusivity period extended to 2045

Hong Kong-listed NagaCorp has announced it has entered into an agreement with the government of Cambodia to extend its gaming exclusivity in Phnom Penh...
Department of Finance

DoF wants higher POGO taxes

The Department of Finance in the Philippines has said it will back a proposal for a 5 percent tax hike on the country’s offshore igaming licensees.
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Shambala receives green light for Primoyre

Shambala JSC, the former operator of the Shambala Casino in the now-closed Azov City gambling zone, has received permission to conduct gambling activities in...

Experts reiterate the need for speedy gaming law approval

The Cambodian government needs to hasten the passage of the draft gambling law in order to keep investment flowing into the country, according to...
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...

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SBC Awards 2020

Sigma Malta Show

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Sigma Malta Show

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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.