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Osaka launches RFC process and provides IR development timeline

New Osaka Governor Hirofumi Yoshimura has wasted little time in launching his prefecture’s RFC process and has provided an anticipated timeline for the development of the Yumeshima IR.

Australians gambling less, young show biggest decline, report finds

There has been a large drop in the number of Australians who gamble, falling to 47.9 percent of the population, or 9.3 million, compared with almost two thirds of adults a decade ago, according to a survey Roy Morgan.

Ministry of Education advises teachers on gambling addiction

Japan's Ministry of Education has published a pamphlet aimed at high school teachers with the objective of raising their awareness and knowledge about gambling...

Venue manager charged for failing to identify problem gambler

A gambling venue manager in New Zealand has become the first person in the country to be charged with failing to identify a problem...

Gambling addicts at risk of suicide

Problem gamblers are 15 times more likely to commit suicide, according to a study carried out by Lund University in Sweden. According to the U.K.’s...

NEC looks to improve security and efficiency with facial recognition

All eyes are on Japan as the next big gaming market, though the opening of an IR in a country with top-notch technological advancements...

Macau registered problem gamblers falls to record low

The number of people reporting gambling problems fell to a record low in Macau in 2018, according to the Central Registry of People with...
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Pagcor warns Quezon City has no right to regulate gaming

The Philippine Amusement and Regulatory Corp. has stressed that the Quezon City government has no right to regulate casinos in its territory and therefore...
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Government proposes voluntary measures on gambling addiction

The central government is proposing new measures to combat the gambling addiction associated with pachinko, horse racing, bicycle racing, etc., but its unwillingness to...

First meeting of gambling addiction countermeasures stakeholders

The first Gambling Addiction Countermeasures Stakeholders Meeting was held in Tokyo on Wednesday, with fifteen members selected to participate. The Basic Law on Gambling Addiction...
Solid Gaming

Knowledge trumps content in Asia’s complex i-gaming world

In Asia’s complex and diverse igaming landscape, having the right content means business success only if one more key ingredient is included - market knowledge. 

Instant and secure deposits

AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...

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 Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Winning the Chinese Tourist & China Tourism Blacklist

The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations...
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South Korea Casino Recovery

The fifth edition of the AGB Webinar Series will take you to South Korea, one of the first countries to reopen their gaming industry...

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SBC Awards 2020

Sigma Malta Show

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Sigma Malta Show

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Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.