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CAC to target illegal online gambling websites and promoters

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) will be ramping up measures to tackle cross-border gambling networks, including precision strikes on overseas gambling groups, and enhanced supervision of blockchain services and related platforms. 
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Joke crypto Dogecoin gaining traction as betting currency

Dogecoin, the joke cryptocurrency backed by Tesla chief Elon Musk, seems to have found real-world utility - in the betting world, where its popularity amongst gamers is rising along with its price.
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Using behavioural science to combat illegal gambling operators

Each year, Australians lose up to an estimated $400 million betting on illegal offshore gambling websites, although use of offshore sites is difficult to track. Many of these sites are unregulated, and have the potential to defraud customers and put them at risk of harm.

Interview with Martin Purbrick: Not all regulation is created equal [video]

Martin Purbrick, director of Purbrick & Associates, who consults on risk related issues with a special focus on sports betting and integrity, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about the boom in illegal online gambling during the pandemic, the risks for sports integrity and how regulation can help, but that not all regulation is created equal.
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Alderney: an online safe harbour amidst Asian market turbulence

Over the past 12 months we’ve witnessed a radical shift in Asia’s gaming landscape, highlighting instability across the market. With over 20 years’ experience of the eGaming industry, the Alderney Gambling Control Commission is well placed to assist Asian operators to navigate the ever-changing eGaming landscape.
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Online gaming seen driving move to blockchain: Calvin Ayre

Calvin Ayre, head of Ayre Group and CoinGeek has a strong belief that online gaming operators will drive the transition to blockchain, with Bitcoin SV at the forefront. 

Macau needs virtual options to help recovery: Study

Macau needs to recognize that tourism may not easily recover to pre-pandemic levels and needs to be able to turn to technology to help maintain revenue, such as online gambling, according to a study from leading academics.
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Battling sign-up abandonment

Online gambling operators on average lose around 30 percent of their potential customers during the initial sign-up process as a result of inefficient KYC processes, according to customer journey experts. 

New rules set for Australian online gambling domain names

Foreign online gambling operators with registered domain names will be wise to review a change in rules which could limit their ability to secure and keep their Australian domain names. 

Macau needs to legalize online gambling, says professor

Zeng Zhonglu, a professor at Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM) Centre for Gaming and Tourism Studies, said that Macau should consider legalizing ‘online’ gambling or risk getting left behind as other jurisdictions are moving fast to develop this area.
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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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.

Regulating the Game 2021

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Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
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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.