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Singapore gambling participation rate falls compared to 2017

Fewer Singapore residents are gambling, whilst the number of those suffering from problem gambling remain low, according to the results of a survey from...
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Singapore to begin re-opening borders in early September

According to statements from Singapore’s Finance Minister, the city-state will “begin reopening borders, especially for vaccinated persons to travel” by early-September.

Covid cases in Marina Bay Sands cluster rise to 34

The number of positive cases related to a Covid outbreak at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands has risen to 34.
Marina Bay Sands

LVS stock drops as analysts downgrade forecasts

Shares in Las Vegas Sands fell more than three percent in trading on Thursday after analysts reduced their earnings forecasts for the year following weaker-than-consensus Q2 results.
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Marina Bay Sands casino closed until Aug 5

A new cluster of the rampant delta Covid-19 strain has been detected at the Marina Bay Sands casino, forcing it to temporarily close in order to break the chain of infection. 
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Singapore reintroduces lockdown on 861 active cases

Only weeks after announcing its intention to “live with the virus”, Singapore has reintroduced lockdown measures for a month after a significant rise in cases. 
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Sportradar launches remote testing system for doping controls

Sportradar said it has launched a Remote Testing System, which will use digital technology to support Anti-Doping Organizations' (ADOs) efforts to collect doping control samples remotely.

Covid case confines 3,000 to cabins on Genting cruise ship

Nearly 3,000 passengers were confined to their cabins after a positive case of Covid was detected on a Genting cruise to nowhere, sailing out of Hong Kong.

Singapore may update laws to allow in-person social gambling

Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is proposing legal amendments that would explicitly allow social gambling in the city-state, at least when conducted face-to-face...
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Singapore updates gambling laws to allow social gambling, ban skin betting

Singapore has launched a public consultation on tweaks to its gambling laws, which will allow for physical, social gambling amongst friends and family.
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Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia’s online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.