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The government of the Indian state of Karnataka has told the High Court that it proposes to draw up regulation to cover online gambling rather than to ban the practice.
Largely ignored by the media and the policymakers, Japan has clearly entered an era of explosive growth for online and mobile gambling.
Thai police have arrested 34 in a bust on an online gambling operation being carried out from inside a cargo container near the Cambodian border, where wagers exceeded THB1 billion ($33.2 million).
Joe Pisano, CEO of Jade Entertainment, talks with Asia Gaming Brief Managing Editor Sharon Singleton about the company’s new India-facing online operation and his plans to roll out online products in the Philippines under PAGCOR's new PIGO licenses.
Wynn Resorts said it will begin offering online gambling through its WynnBet venture in Michigan later this month. The service is already available in Colorado and New Jersey and has secured access in Indiana, Iowa, Nevada, and Massachusetts
The Chinese government earlier this month said it had cracked 3,500 cases of illegal cross-border gambling in 2020, arresting 75,000 suspects. It also shut down 1,960 illegal payment platforms.
Bitcoin’s meteoric rise in the last three months has recaptured the news headlines and the imagination of speculators the world over, especially as it continues to set new highs almost daily.
MGM Resorts said it doesn't intend to put forward a revised offer for the U.K.'s Entain, which has rejected an $11 billion bid, but remains committed to pursuing a omni-channel gaming strategy.
Las Vegas Sands is in talks with potential partners to enter sports betting in what would be a major shift in strategy for the company, which has previously rejected online gambling.
It’s been anything but a slow start to the New Year. While only in its embryonic stages, MGM Resorts International’s bid for the U.K.’s Entain has the potential to trigger a chain of events that could have wide reaching implications for gaming in Asia.