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Macau court rejects Charlie Choi appeal

Charlie Choi, operator of a website which unlawfully disclosed information on indebted gamblers, has had his appeal rejected by the Macau Court of First...
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House of Councillors to begin IR Bill deliberations

The controversial IR Implementation Bill is set to begin its final stage toward enactment on Friday with deliberations launching in a plenary session of...

Gambling addiction bill set to become law this week

The ruling coalition has reportedly decided to enact the Basic Bill on Gambling Addiction Countermeasures this week, after a short debate in the House...

Lottery betting ban to come into force in 2019

The Australian government has dealt a massive blow to lottery betting providers, after parliament voted to outlaw so-called synthetic lotteries on Thursday. The landmark law...

Vietnam passes bill to allow betting on approved sports events

The Vietnamese government has passed a new law that allows locals to bet on government-approved sports events, local media reports. Named the Law on...

NSW pokie laws could cause more harm than good

Proposed changes to NSW slot machine laws could increase the number of machines in high-risk areas and increase gaming industry profits by A$80 million...

Myanmar tourism ministry has no objection to casinos

Myanmar’s Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism, Ohn Maung, says that a relaxing of the country’s gambling laws will allow foreigner-only casinos to operate...

Bills see gambling tax increase two-fold, illegal transfers blocked

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law two bills regulating betting activities in Russia. The first bill introduces a two-fold increase in gambling tax...

Goa law department approve casino rules

The law department of Goa has approved the rules for regulating casino operations in the state, which will be sent to the cabinet once...

Duterte signs amended anti-money laundering law

Philippines’ casinos will now be required to report cash transactions exceeding P5 million (US$98,300), after President Rodrigo Duterte signed the amended Anti-Money Laundering Act...
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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. 

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...

ASEAN Gaming Summit postponed to 2021 Q2

Given the continued uncertainty and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia Gaming Brief has decided to postpone this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit...

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.
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...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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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.
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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.