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Hong Kong racing

Betfair told to cease HK operations

Betfair Australia has been ordered to stop offering bets on Hong Kong racing in a cease and desist order from the Hong Kong Jockey Club. 

Singapore betting tax flat in 2017/2018

Singapore raked in $2.7 billion ($1.99 billion) in betting taxes in the 2017/2018 financial year, unchanged from the year earlier.

Russia regulator targets Yandex for betting ads

Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service is taking action against web-search company Yandex for distributing gambling ads by Fonbet during the FIFA World Cup, local media reports.
Pokerstars

Stars Group Q2 revenue gains 34.8 percent, helped by Australia

Canada-based Stars Group, owner of the PokerStars brand, reported a 34.8 percent jump in Q2 revenue, helped by recent acquisitions in Australia.

Thai gambling arrests soar during World Cup

Police in Thailand arrested three times as many gambling suspects during the FIFA World Cup this year than they did during the prior tournament in 2014, The Nation reports.

Police bust Vietnam betting ring worth $26m

Police in Vietnam have smashed on online betting ring thought to have been worth about $26 million, arresting four people, local media reports.

AGTech wins Henan lottery contract

AGTech Holdings has won another contract to supply lottery terminals in China, this time to the Sports Lottery Administration Center in Henan.

MGM Resorts appoints Scott Butera to head interactive

MGM Resorts said it has appointed Scott Butera as president of interactive gaming as the company seeks to take advantage of the potential from...

Hainan horse racing seen facing multiple challenges

The Chinese government's April announcement that Hainan will “open up” as a economic hub and that horse racing, plus new forms of sports lotteries, could be part of the island's future was met with equal parts optimism and caution from within the sport of kings itself.

AGTech Holdings’s new model wins sports lottery tenders

AGTech Holdings said its wholly-owned subsidiary, Beijing AGTech GOT Technology Co has won three lottery hardware tenders with its new lottery terminal to supply the China Sports Lottery in the Guizhou, Shanghai and Hebei.

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IGT Q1 revenue rises 25%, fuelled by lottery

International Game Technology said it had among the best quarterly results in its history in the three months to end March, fuelled mainly by growth in global lottery.

Kangwon Land Q1 sales decline from Q4

Kangwon Land reported a 58.7 percent drop in Q1 sales from the prior year, with the situation also deteriorating on a quarterly basis, declining 25.8 percent from Q4.