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Sally Gainsbury

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.
Sally Gainsbury

Behavioral science to combat illegal online gambling [Video]

Associate Professor Sally Gainsbury, Director of the Gambling Treatment and Research Clinic in the School of Psychology at the University of Sydney speaks to Asia Gaming Brief Asia Editor Felix Ng about two of her latest research projects into how behavioral science can be used to steer punters away from illegal online gambling sites.
Crown Resorts

Crown grilled for responsible gambling inadequacies

Crown Resorts is under fire from the Victorian royal commission for its “continual inaction” in regards to responsible gambling despite having the “ability, money [and] technology” to improve.

Problem gamblers tend to isolate themselves: Study

A new study undertaken by the Auckland University of Technology has found that problem gamblers are more likely to withdraw from sports, cultural, or religious groups. 

NZ council seeks pokie expansion instead of “sinking lid” policy

Problem gambling groups in New Zealand are opposing attempts by a local council to change its "sinking lid" policy on pokie clubs in order to be able to approve new venues on a case-by-case basis.

Problem gambling rates near Kangwon Land seen as high

Concerns are being raised about what may be higher rates of gambling addiction found in some local populations who live near Kangwon Land.

Galaxy Entertainment holds event for families regarding responsible gaming

To celebrate the Lantern Festival, recently, Galaxy Entertainment and the Macau Youth Volunteer Association co-organized a family responsible gaming activity where over fifty parents and children were invited to Broadway Macau for a celebration.

Kazakhstan president warns gambling operators to protect addicts and children

Kazakhstan President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has called for a stricter sense of responsibility from operators of gambling businesses in terms of the prevention of harm to children and gambling addicts. “If necessary, we will revoke their licenses,” the president warned.

Russia mulls law to allow problem gamblers to self-exclude

A draft law has been prepared by the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation that would create a system of self-exclusion from casinos for problem gamblers.

First gambling addiction recovery center in South Korea

The Jeongseon Gambling Problem Recovery Center, the first gambling addiction rehabilitation institution in South Korea, will soon start operating in Jeongseon, Gangwon-do.
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.