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Cyber criminals’ skills and technology increasing, attacks harder to detect: expert

Cyber criminals are reaping in illicit money by increasing lockdown and ransomware attacks as businesses changed the way people work remotely as a result of the pandemic, an expert told AGB.

PIGOs urging for regulators to increase crackdown on illegal operators

Philippine Inland Gaming Operators (PIGOs) are still fighting to gain higher market share, as illegal operators steal away potential clientele, with licensed PIGOs urging regulators to take a hardline not only on the illegal operations themselves, but also those facilitating them.

Regulated online casinos in Japan still very far away: Japan gaming expert 

The possibility of "regulated online casinos in Japan is still very far away”, says the general manager of Japan-based gaming firm Bay City Ventures.

Solaire operator pulls out of Emerald Bay project in Cebu

Solaire Resort operator Bloomberry Resorts has informed investors that it has terminated its plans for a proposed investment in Cebu – namely the Emerald Bay Project ‘after considering the results of due diligence on the target companies and the projects’.

Three tiers for Thailand casinos to provide various opportunities for potential operators: expert

Thailand is currently looking at allowing three tiers of casinos, as it evaluates whether or not to allowing legal gambling within the country, notes gaming expert Daniel Cheng.

Regulation the key to improvements in Asian sports betting market: expert

Michael Charlton, Asia Pacific Director for Entain, says that there are fascinating markets in Asia for sports betting as countries move out of the black and grey space and into a more highly-regulated environment which can attract bigger, established companies.

Manpower and transportation seen as barriers for Macau: experts

While Macau is expected to roar back to success, in order to fully achieve its goals it needs improvements to its infrastructure and labor policies, as well as an increase in hotel room numbers, experts pointed out at the ASEAN Gaming Summit.

S. Korea and Vietnam IRs expect to gain from Macau’s loss

Increased scrutiny on Macau's operations and the crackdown on its junkets are actually gains for other regional operators, say executives from INSPIRE Entertainment Resort and Hoiana Resort and Golf.

DFNN Chairman notes that PH has the most “innovative, responsive, gaming environment”

Ramon Garcia, the Chairman and Founder of Philippine-based DFNN, says that the Philippines is one of the most “innovative, responsive, gaming environments”, highlighting the flexibility of the government to allow interactive gaming during the pandemic period.

Experts point out how AI will radically change the gaming space in years ahead

Gamblers who are taking advantage of open source or relatively cheap-to-acquire Artificial Intelligence resources could be gaining a massive upper hand over operators.