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Petition to ban card games dismissed by Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has disposed of the two petitions aiming to ban all forms of online card games, including poker.  In a filing in...

New petition to ban card games to be heard Nov 28

The Delhi High Court has received a fresh petition seeking to ban all forms of online card games, including poker, terming them as a...

Judicial review application for GITP incentive scheme to be heard May 30

The High Court on Thursday confirmed for May 30 to hear Genting Malaysia’s application for a judicial review concerning a tax incentive scheme for...

Bombay High Court challenges GST on casino license fees

The Bombay High Court is demanding Goa’s tax department to explain why it had imposed a service tax on casino license fees, local media...

Delhi High Court to hear poker petition

The Delhi High Court has agreed to hear a petition for poker to be recognized as a game of skill and for charges filed...

Gujarat High Court to deliver poker judgement in Nov

The Gujarat High Court is set to deliver its judgement on the legality of poker on November 23, after hearing the concluding arguments from...

Les Ambassadeurs sues Singapore high roller

The historic Les Ambassadeurs Club in London’s Mayfair is seeking to recover GBP470,000 ($608,700) from a high stakes gambler from Singapore. Executives from the club,...

HC allows rummy operators to carry on business

The Hyderabad High Court has given permission for online rummy petitioners, who are currently disputing the online gaming ban in Telangana, to continue operations...

Sikkim Court upholds lottery distribution tax rules

The Sikkim High Court has upheld the rules brought through the Finance Act 2016 which stipulate that persons engaged in the marketing, organizing, selling...

Goa set for sixth floating casino

Golden Globe Hotels Private Ltd. looks set to get the go-ahead for the sixth floating casino on Goa’s River Mandovi after the High Court...
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.

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...
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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.