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Macau needs to legalize online gambling, says professor

Zeng Zhonglu, a professor at Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM) Centre for Gaming and Tourism Studies, said that Macau should consider legalizing ‘online’ gambling or risk getting left behind as other jurisdictions are moving fast to develop this area.

Moves in India to legally recognize esports as sports events

Various moves are emerging in India to legally recognize esports as sports and something distinct from the gambling world.
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Covid-19 prompts Thailand gambling legalization debate

In yet another sign of how Covid-19 may fundamentally change the gambling landscape in Asia, Thai media is reporting that the government is open to studying whether to legalize gambling.

PAGCOR mulls regulated online cock fights

PAGCOR said it can issue appropriate regulations to license and legitimize cockfights streamed online as part of efforts to obtain much-needed funds for the government.
Maharashtra studying legalization of online gambling

Maharashtra studying legalization of online gambling

Maharashtra, an Indian state with a population far in excess of 100 million people, is studying the possibility of legalizing online gambling as a...

Uzbekistan, Ukraine open up their gambling markets

Uzbekistan is expected to be the next nation in the Commonwealth of Independent States to legalize some forms of gambling, while Ukraine’s draft law opening up its market is due to have its second reading this month, creating new opportunities in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

KRA hopes to introduce online racing betting

The Korea Racing Authority has launched efforts to introduce online horse racing betting in the country, in the hopes of limiting illegal online betting. According...

Approaching Emerging Markets

This year’s G2E Las Vegas event will be another chance for those interested in the US to gather and discuss the continued opening of...

BCCI anti-corruption chief calls for legalization of betting

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)’s Anti-Corruption chief Ajit Singh Shekhawat has called for the legalization of betting to tackle corruption...
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Saipan looks to online gambling to offset falling casino revenue

More than six months after super typhoon Yutu wreaked havoc across Saipan, the island has been struggling to get back to its full fighting...
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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.
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.
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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.
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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.