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Tasmania to introduce of one Australia’s highest POC taxes

Tasmania is set to become the sixth state in Australia to introduce a point-of-consumption tax, aimed at properly taxing wagering operators on their operations,...

Gamblers bear brunt of POCT: JP Morgan

Higher costs associated with Australia’s Point of Consumption Tax (POCT) has ultimately been passed over to gamblers, according to a note from JP Morgan...

Tabcorp continue to face pressure from online bookies, despite taxes

Australian wagering giant Tabcorp will continue to face “resilient” pressure from online bookmaking rivals this year, despite the rollout of new betting taxes designed...

NSW to announce 10 percent POC tax, effective 2019

The NSW government is set to introduce a 10 percent point-of-consumption tax on all online gambling bets, becoming the fourth state in the country...

POC tax a threat to integrity: Betfair CEO

Australian betting exchange Betfair warns that “point-of-consumption” taxes could harm the integrity of racing and sports if it pushes punters to offshore illegal Asian...

Bookies oppose point-of-consumption tax in Victoria

Australia’s online bookmakers are stepping up their efforts to sway government leaders in Victoria from adopting a point of consumption tax, local media reports. While...

Australia eyes uniform approach to online gambling tax

Australia is considering a nationally consistent approach to online gambling taxes, in a move that will see wagering businesses face higher tax bills, local...

Other Australian states soon to implement punters tax: Tabcorp CEO

Tabcorp chief David Attenborough has warned global rivals that other Australian states may soon be making similar arrangements to South Australia’s point-of-consumption tax, local...

Sportsbet dumps SA data facility plan

Australian bookmaker SportsBet has scrapped its plan for a $20 million high tech data facility in South Australia after the state government’s decision to...
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.