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Australia turns up the heat on gambling companies

Australia turns up the heat on gambling companies

Australia is again turning up the heat on gambling companies, this time with a bill that will make them responsible to compensate victims of players who used funds obtained illegally.
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Tax authorities warn POGOs to pay tax before reopening

The Philippines’ Bureau of Internal Revenue has reiterated that Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) need to pay a 5-percent franchise tax before they can resume their operations and denied that the levy was a new cost for business.

SkyCity convention centre faces significant delay after fire

SkyCity’s convention centre is likely to be delayed by at least another year after a fire, leaving commentators scrambling to assess the financial impact.

Local operators criticise new bill for locals ban, fees

Nepal has proposed new regulations to tighten oversight of its casinos, just five years after passing legislation to govern the sector, though some local operators have expressed disappointment at a ban on locals and high fees.

Casino smoking infractions rise

Macau’s casinos registered the largest number of infractions of new anti-smoking regulations in the first quarter, making up 27.8 percent of total cases. Local media...

Casinos allowing minors to enter to lose license: Pagcor

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp has warned that any casinos permitting minors -- under the age of 21 -- into the premises risk...

Cambodia probe could cost Tabcorp upwards of A$120 million; CLSA

The Cambodian bribery allegations could cost Tabcorp up to $120 million (US$90.4 million) in costs and penalties, according to Sydney Morning Herald quoting a...

Crown to contest $250 million tax bill from ATO

Crown Resorts has announced it has received an amended assessment from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) for a total of $250 million (US$178.9 million)...

Wynn concerned about Cotai delays, warns of penalties

Wynn Macau has sent a letter to the contractor developing its $4.1 billion Wynn Palace on Cotai warning of penalty payments should construction milestones...
AGE at ICC Sydney, 2021

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....
life after pogos

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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AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

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.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

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.
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.