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The Star Gold Coast

Queensland regulator to investigate Star AML practices

Queensland Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman has confirmed that the state’s gaming regulator, along with police and AUSTRAC are currently investigating Star Entertainment’s anti-money-laundering practices. 

Establishment of Singapore national gaming regulator delayed

The creation of an all-encompassing national gambling regulator in Singapore has hit some delays as a result of the pandemic, says CRA chairman Tan Tee How. 
Pogos Philippines offices

Registrations revoked for two POGOs after failing to comply in AML check

Two POGO operators have been named by the AML Council as having failed or refused to cooperate with the Anti-Money Laundering Council. 
DICJ, macau, gaming inspection

Macau gaming regulator cancels gaming law public consultation meeting

The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) said it has cancelled a public meeting on proposed changes to Macau’s new gaming laws until further...
uk, football, premier league

UK wants to stop foreign betting sponsorship of English football teams

The UK government is considering closing a loophole that allows Asian betting firms to sponsor English Football clubs as part of its review of UK gambling laws. 

Federal Group opposes legislation that would see it lose its Tasmania monopoly

Australian casino operator Federal Group has opposed new draft legislation that would see an end to its monopoly license in Tasmania.
Singapore, social gaming, regulation

Regulators seek clarity on blurred lines between gaming and gambling

Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is seeking feedback from the public on proposed amendments to the existing gambling legislation.
Asia Gaming Briefings - September edition 2021

Asia Gaming Briefings – September 2021 Edition

With major sporting events set to resume their Autumn schedules and fresh off the back of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, our focus section in this September edition of Asia Gaming Briefings is on the sports betting world.
india, esports

Courts uphold skill-game legality in major step forward for industry

India is viewed as one of the most promising markets in Asia for the skill-based online gambling industry and recent court rulings have helped cement the legality of the practice.
Japan, olympics, sports betting

Sporting bets on Olympics, Japan and esports

With major sporting events set to resume their Autumn schedules and fresh off the back of the Tokyo 2020 Japan Olympics, our focus section in this edition of Asia Gaming Briefing is on the sports betting world.