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China identified over US$150 in illicit gambling funds this year

China claims to have handled over 8,800 cross border gambling cases as of Sept. 30 and made over 60,000 arrests, including 590 Chinese nationals in other countries. It has shut down more than 1,700 online gambling platforms.
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Coronavirus live updates: Macau gaming workers to face more Covid-19 tests

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China economy bounces back, but spending numbers a concern

China economy bounces back, but spending numbers a concern

While most of the world continues to grapple with the economic fallout from Covid-19, figures released Monday indicate China has left the worst of the pandemic behind, with gross domestic product growth of 4.9 percent in Q3.

China’s caution on stimulus to hold back growth: S&P

China will be one of the best-performing economies this year, though its cautious approach to stimulus measures may disappoint expectations for growth next year, Standard & Poor's said in a report.
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China to ultimately legalize gambling, G2Ea panel hears

As China’s threats against gambling continue to reverberate throughout the industry in Asia, some executives are prepared to make a prediction that Beijing will ultimately give up its efforts to crackdown and instead regulate within its borders.
Weaning away from China

Weaning away from China

There’s no getting away from it. China is and is always likely to be the dominant force in tourism trends in Asia, just through sheer strength in numbers.

China’s move to criminalize gambling bad news for junkets

China’s move to criminalize efforts to lure Chinese nationals overseas to gamble spells more bad news for Macau's junket sector, which was already facing tough trading conditions. 

China reviews law to criminalize gambling companies luring Chinese

The Chinese Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress will conduct a second review on an amendment to the country’s criminal law, proposing a new crime definition for overseas gambling operations aimed at luring Chinese citizens, state-owned news agency China News Service reported.
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Chinese Movements During Golden Week [Infographic]

It is not, as some Western media have said because the Chinese do not dare to travel. With 637 million domestic trips during Golden Week, it shows that people are not afraid to travel.

China racing gets government backing

Racing in China has received government backing following the unveiling of a five-year blueprint for the country’s equine sector in which the promotion of the sport and a related lottery form a key part of the strategy.

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Asia turns up heat on online gambling

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