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April’s DDOS attacks were aimed at gaming sites

A sudden spike in DDOS attacks against gaming and gambling sites in Hong Kong last month is believed to be an extortion attempt, International...

800,000 gambling and pornographic websites blocked

The Indonesian government reportedly blocked nearly 800,000 websites in the full year 2016, with most websites containing pornographic or gambling material, local media reports. “Some...

Celebrity poker website scrapped

British businessman Raj Kundra is abandoning his online poker venture, celebritypoker - an Indian poker website where players can play with Bollywood personalities and...

Fonbet Russia launches new sports betting website

Russian bookmaker Fonbet has launched its new online sports betting service bkfon.ru, becoming Russia’s sixth licensed operator, SBC news reports. In order to comply with...

BettingExpert exits Russian market

BettingExpert, an international social network for sports betting, has announced it is leaving the Russian market amid the latest online clampdown of unlicensed bookmakers...

Sky Racing World launches new website

Sky Racing World, the Louisville, Kentucky-based exclusive distributor of Southern Hemisphere horse-racing has announced the launch of its new website, skyracingworld.com. The new content hub...

Complaint filed against online rummy adverts in Tamil Nadu

A city-based social activist has petitioned the commissioner of police to take down a number of online rummy websites, local media reports. Activist Elangovan claimed...

Baidu used by websites to promote illegal gambling

Baidu Inc is under investigation from China’s internet watchdog after reports that illegal gambling websites used the search engine to promote themselves. In a statement...

Russian media watchdog blacklists payment providers

Online payment providers QIWI and Skrill are the latest firms to be blacklisted by Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor. Last Thursday, the media regulator served notices...

Russia steps up illegal bookmaker crackdown

Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has intensified its efforts in blocking illegal gaming-related websites in the country, local media reports.  This time, targets include not only...
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. 

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...

ASEAN Gaming Summit postponed to 2021 Q2

Given the continued uncertainty and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia Gaming Brief has decided to postpone this year’s ASEAN Gaming Summit...

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.
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...
Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Malta

Sigma Malta Show

SIGMA Manila

Regulating the Game 2021

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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.