Japanese online casino operators are increasingly turning to cryptocurrency and digital wallets to solve their payment problems over traditional methods.
A Philippine senator is calling for an end to the Visa Upon Arrival scheme for Chinese nationals, which could potentially be a blow for both land-based casinos and the country’s Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs).
Philippines Senator Risa Hontiveros has called on the Bureau of Immigration to suspend the visa upon arrival scheme for Chinese nationals, citing reports from the national police suggesting the scheme boosts kidnappings related to Chinese casino players.
A plea has been entered in the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to call on the central government to ban online gambling. The petition says that despite there being laws prohibiting online gambling in several states, there is still a large amount of betting activity across India.
Cambodian police has arrested 10 foreign nationals in an online gambling bust, seizing passports, keys, computers, cars and other related items, the Phnom Penh Post reports. It didn't give the nationality of those detained.
Darang Candra, director of Southeast Asia for Niko Partners speaks with Asia Gaming Brief asia editor Felix Ng about interesting trends seen across esports,...