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Thai police arrest 34 in online gambling bust in cargo container

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).

Cambodia arrests 10 foreigners in online gambling bust

Cambodian police has arrested 10 foreign nationals in an online gambling bust, seizing passports, keys, computers, cars and other related items, the Phnom Penh Post reports. It didn't give the nationality of those detained.

Police raid five arcade-turned gambling dens

A total of 24 Chinese nationals have been arrested in Vietnam’s northern Bac Ninh province, after uncovering several arcades that have been transformed into...

Online gambling ring busted in HCMC

Authorities have busted a $130 million gambling ring in Ho Chi Minh City, arresting 11 individuals, local media reports. Nearly 100 police officers from the ...

277 Chinese workers arrested for “illegal online activities”

More than 277 illegal Chinese workers have been arrested in a raid of an office in Pasig City, under suspicion of being involved with...

Phnom Penh municipal hall to target unlicensed gambling operators

Phnom Penh’s local government has announced an urgent plan consisting of measures to fight unauthorized gambling in the city’s capital. According to The Post,...

NZ police raid stables as part of race-fixing investigation

Seven people – six men and a woman – are to appear in court in New Zealand today charged with race fixing after police...

Cops bust illegal casino in Yokohama

Kanagawa police raided an illegal casino in Yokohama’s Naka Ward on July 2 and arrested four people, including the shop’s manager, 34-year-old Takahiro Okamoto. The...

Taipei police take down cross-border gambling ring

Over 70 suspects involved in a cross-border online gambling ring have been arrested by Taipei City police on Thursday, local media reports. According to...

Silver Heritage engaging with government on licenses

Silver Heritage Group said it’s engaging with the Nepal government to ensure it has all the requisite permits and licenses for its resorts in...
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

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...
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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.
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.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.
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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.