Monday, January 25, 2021
Home point of consumption

point of consumption

Tasmania to introduce of one Australia’s highest POC taxes

Tasmania is set to become the sixth state in Australia to introduce a point-of-consumption tax, aimed at properly taxing wagering operators on their operations,...

Gamblers bear brunt of POCT: JP Morgan

Higher costs associated with Australia’s Point of Consumption Tax (POCT) has ultimately been passed over to gamblers, according to a note from JP Morgan...

Tabcorp continue to face pressure from online bookies, despite taxes

Australian wagering giant Tabcorp will continue to face “resilient” pressure from online bookmaking rivals this year, despite the rollout of new betting taxes designed...

NSW to announce 10 percent POC tax, effective 2019

The NSW government is set to introduce a 10 percent point-of-consumption tax on all online gambling bets, becoming the fourth state in the country...

POC tax a threat to integrity: Betfair CEO

Australian betting exchange Betfair warns that “point-of-consumption” taxes could harm the integrity of racing and sports if it pushes punters to offshore illegal Asian...

Bookies oppose point-of-consumption tax in Victoria

Australia’s online bookmakers are stepping up their efforts to sway government leaders in Victoria from adopting a point of consumption tax, local media reports. While...

Australia eyes uniform approach to online gambling tax

Australia is considering a nationally consistent approach to online gambling taxes, in a move that will see wagering businesses face higher tax bills, local...

Other Australian states soon to implement punters tax: Tabcorp CEO

Tabcorp chief David Attenborough has warned global rivals that other Australian states may soon be making similar arrangements to South Australia’s point-of-consumption tax, local...

Sportsbet dumps SA data facility plan

Australian bookmaker SportsBet has scrapped its plan for a $20 million high tech data facility in South Australia after the state government’s decision to...
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...
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.
AGB Webinar Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
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.
news, macau, gambling

Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.