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Japanese police arrest operators of online mahjong site

Prefectural Police in Kyoto, Japan, on Monday arrested seven individuals, including one U.S. citizen, suspected of involvement in an illegal mahjong betting website.

Over 18,000 Australians use BetStop tool in first six months

More than 18,000 mostly younger players have made use of the Australian government’s gambling exclusion register, BetStop, in the first six months of its operation.

ASEAN consumer activity to ease amidst economic challenges – S&P

In a recent report titled "ASEAN's Consumer Activity Is Losing Steam," S&P Global Ratings forecasts a gradual slowdown in consumer activity across the ASEAN region in 2024.

Indian Gov’t “bullish” about online gaming – Minister

The Indian government is optimistic about the online gaming sector, with the Prime Minister himself strongly believing that it plays a vital role in the digital economy and warrants encouragement and support, as stated by the country's IT Minister.

Multiple factors delay IPI revocation hearing again

The hearing to determine whether to revoke Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC’s exclusive casino license, originally scheduled for Tuesday, has been postponed again. 

The Star’s share plunges to record low amid Sydney casino probe: report

The Star saw its shares plummet by almost 26 percent to an all-time low on Tuesday, following an announcement by the NSW casino regulator of a second investigation into the company's Sydney casino operations.

Macau February GGR to grow 80% y-o-y to $2.36 billion: JP Morgan

After observing robust Chinese New Year (CNY) casino revenue, analysts from JP Morgan expect Macau's February gross gaming revenue to increase by 80 percent from the previous year to MOP19 billion ($2.36 billion).

MGM gained the most market share in January

MGM China has gained the most market share in January, with its casino share increasing from 17.5 percent in December 2023 to 20 percent in January 2024, according to UBS.

Thai police arrest suspect behind $70 million illegal gambling operation

A Chinese national behind a $70 million gambling website has been arrested and deported by Thai authorities at the request of China.

Australian hotel fined, owner forced to sell business over gambling integrity breaches

The proprietor of a historic Victorian hotel is facing a $52,000 fine and the loss of his business after the VGCCC discovered two integrity breaches.