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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.
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Covid-19 closures not enough to break problem gambling habits

There has been no major change in those experiencing gambling problems since the Covid-19 pandemic, with a short-term improvement during the closures not persisting once venues reopened, according to a study by the University of Sydney.

Yokohama city to establish a panel on IR concerns

The Yokohama municipal government has indicated that it will establish a new panel tentatively named the "Concern Countermeasures Study Group” to look into issues such as gambling addiction and special security problems that might attend the opening of an IR in the city.

NZ launches gambling harm app

New Zealand has launched a mobile app aimed at curbing problem gambling in collaboration with the Deakin University in Australia. 
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Gambling levels have fallen in NSW, study finds

A recent survey from the NSW government has revealed that gambling levels have fallen compared to eight years ago.  According to a new study into...

Yokohama to hold citizen briefings on IR study results

The Yokohama municipal government, which says it has made no decisions about whether or not to pursue an IR bid, will be holding two...

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...

Australia has “disproportionate” amount of slot machines: report

Australia’s population has access to more pub and club-based slot machines than any other country in the world, according to a report from The...

Esports industry total revenue reaches $1.5 billion in 2017

The eSports industry brought in a total of $1.5 billion in revenue in 2017, a number expected to grow 26 percent by 2020, according...

Offshore gamblers more likely to be problem gamblers: study

More than 25 percent of Australian online gamblers are users of illegal offshore gambling sites, and are more likely to be problem gamblers, according...
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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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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.
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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.