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Sichuan police bust Cambodia-based online gambling operation

Police in southwest China's Sichuan Province have busted a cross-border online gambling ring involving RMB1 billion (US$152 million), which featured a Cambodia-based operation recruiting gamblers in mainland China.

China signals online gambling crackdown via digital currency policies

The Chinese government is signaling its intention to use its digital currency policies as a tool to crack down on illegal online gambling. China Drafts...

Hyderabad police accuse Chinese online gambling firms of hardball tactics

The Hyderabad police report that Chinese companies engaged in illegal online betting have been diverting money to app-based financing firms which aggressively pursue defaulters.

PAGCOR warns public against Facebook-promoted illegal gambling

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has warned the public against illegal Bingo and online gambling organizations using Facebook to promote their services.  In...

China to target gambling, fraud perpetrators amid COVID-19

The Chinese government is set to intensify its crackdown on illegal online gambling, as well as telecom and internet fraud, which has increased amid...

Australian bookies receive record fine for illegal advertising

Australian bookmakers Ladbrokes and Neds have been fined a total of $207,500 for offering illegal gambling inducements to NSW residents, the largest ever fine...

Malaysian police bust small casino in KL

Malaysian police have busted a “mini-casino” hidden inside an entertainment outlet in southern Kuala Lumpur, arresting 58 people, local media reports.  The police raid took...

China social media platforms heed gambling crackdown call

Chinese social media giants are set to crack down harder on illegal online gambling in 2020 following a directive from their government earlier in...

Striking NagaCorp workers back to work without pay hike

The group of NagaCorp workers that were on strike last week to dispute wages has all returned to work as of Sunday, 12th January,...

Authorities arrest 342 Chinese in an investment scam outfit

The Philippines on Friday said it has detained hundreds of Chinese workers, as part of a continued crackdown against unlicensed online gaming businesses.  A total...
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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. 

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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.