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CoinGeek survey seeks to inspire gambling/blockchain innovation

CoinGeek has launched a survey aimed at soliciting information as to the types of content and conference sessions on blockchain that would be useful for professionals in the gambling industry. 

500 .com completes bitcoin mining machine purchase

500 .com Limited, now describing itself as “a cryptocurrency mining enterprise in China,” has announced that it has completed its acquisition of bitcoin mining machines originally announced on January 11. The bitcoin mining machines acquired in this transaction (the "Bitcoin Mining Machines") include such models as the S17, T17, M20s and S9.

500 .com completes placement, receives bitcoins

500.com closed its previously announced private placement transaction with Good Luck Information Technology and has received 356.04342 Bitcoins and US$11.5 million in cash. The company has issued 85,572,963 newly issued Class A ordinary shares to Good Luck Information.

Alvin Chau may be interested in Bitcoin mining

A company held by Suncity Group Executive Director Alvin Chau is in negotiations to purchase cryptocurrency mining hardware, usually used to mine Bitcoin.
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500 .com surges on bitcoin transformation

China sports lottery company 500.com has continued its transformation into the bitcoin space with the all-stock acquisition of bitcoin mining company BTC.com and investors appear to approve.

500.com to buy BTC.com in all-stock transaction

Chinese lottery company 500.com said it agreed to buy bitcoin mining company BTC.com in a all-stock transaction. 

500 com enters agreement for more bitcoin mining machines

500 com has announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement for 5,900 bitcoin additional mining machines for a total consideration of approximately RMB55.2 million US$8.5 million). All of the bitcoin mining machines are expected to be delivered in the second quarter of 2021.
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Russia central bank cracks down on online casinos

Online casinos and illegal bookmakers are feeling the squeeze after the Russian central bank has made it very difficult for punters to get paid.
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What does the bitcoin rally mean for gaming?

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise in the last three months has recaptured the news headlines and the imagination of speculators the world over, especially as it continues to set new highs almost daily.

500 com buys bitcoin mining machines

500 com has announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement for approximately US$14.4 million worth of its Class A ordinary shares in order to acquire bitcoin mining machines from an unnamed seller.
life after pogos

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.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
Agbriefings February 21

Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.