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IPL to mark bounce back for India’s online fantasy games

While the legality of sports betting in India remains a question of debate, betting on online fantasy sports (OFS) has been the biggest growth area of the country’s online skill-based gaming industry.

APT tour goes ahead, WPT cancels

The Asia Poker Tour says its upcoming event in Taiwan in March will go ahead as planned, despite the Covid-19 outbreak, though the World Poker Tour is postponing its event on the island and is cancelling another scheduled in Vietnam.

Online companies eye India potential

India’s online gaming sector has seen a spate of acquisitions in recent months as operators position themselves for strong projected growth, despite the ongoing...

Two more companies receive Nagaland online skill games license

Indian online poker companies Quantumskill Gaming and Tech. Pvt. Ltd. and WYZ Games Pvt. Ltd. have received licenses from the Nagaland state government to...

Bangladesh Supreme Court grants gambling clubs reprieve

Bangladesh’s Supreme Court has granted a reprieve to some of the country’s top clubs, which are offering games of skill for money, until the...

Nagaland issues first online skill game license

The Nagaland government has started the process of issuing licenses for online games of skill under the Nagaland Prohibition of Gambling and Promotion and...

Association petitions HC to recognize poker as game of skill

The Indian Poker Association has moved for the Gujarat High Court to declare poker a ‘game of skill’ after the city’s police stopped the...

Club Empire receives letter of intent for skill gaming license

The Government of Nagaland has issued the first Letter of Intent (LOI) to Club Empire, a Kolkata-based gaming start-up. The Letter of Intent/provisional license is...

AIGF meets with Kerala state officials

Kerala may soon become another one of Asia’s gaming destinations should the state government accept the proposal by the All-India Gaming Federation (AIGF). According to...

Making waves in the online casino industry

Royal Wins have been making waves in the online casino industry with their innovative product, the Kash Karnival, a ground-breaking online social casino hub...
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...
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.
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.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

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.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

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.