500 Dot Com

    Website: http://500.com/

    This Shenzhen-based online sports lottery company is a pioneer of its industry in China, offering a variety of lottery-related products. The firm’s ambitions extend much more widely, however. By 2017, it branched out into the European lottery market, and soon proposed to enter the IR industry and other businesses as well. More recently, the company has been hit by major regulatory changes in the lottery markets in which it operates.

    500 Dot Com has signaled interest in participating as an operator in the Japan IR market on several occasions, including a proposed partnership with Japanese tourism company Kamori Kanko to bid to bring an IR to Rusutsu village, as well as in regard to a possible IR in Okinawa.

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    Pan Zhengming

    Family Name: Pan Given Name: Zhengming Role: President and CEO Profile: Educated as a lawyer, Pan worked for the Hong Kong branch of Deutsche Bank before joining 500.com as CFO in 2011. He has served in his current capacity as President and CEO of the company since 2015.

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