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Sportradar to monitor Thai Premier League

Sportradar signed an agreement with the Thai Premier League Company Limited under which Sportradar will employ its Fraud Detection System (FDS) to monitor betting...

Thailand arrests 5,064 in World Cup gambling crackdown

Thai police said they have arrested 5,064 people for illegal gambling during the World Cup, including 258 bookmakers and 127 betting slip runners, Agence...

Singapore, Thailand crackdown on illegal World Cup betting

Authorities in Thailand and Singapore have also stepped up action against illegal betting linked to the World Cup, with a series of arrests and...

Thailand arrests 58, shuts down 391 soccer betting sites

Thai police have arrested 58 people and shut down at least 391 foreign and local online soccer betting sites in a World Cup-linked crackdown,...

Thais to spend $2.1 billion during World Cup, mostly on gambling

Thais are likely to spend almost 70 billion baht ($2.1 billion) during the upcoming World Cup, which kicks off in Brazil this week, with...

Australians, New Zealander arrested for online gambling in Thailand

Thai police have reportedly arrested six Australians and one New Zealander for an illegal sports betting operation on the island of Pattaya. The authorities...

Thai political tussle spills over into lottery

Thailand’s political unrest spilled over into the State Lottery this week, with anti government protesters reportedly claiming last Sunday’s draw was fixed because the...

21 arrested over Pattaya bar racing bets

Police and officers from the Department of Special Investigations arrested four Thais and 17 foreigners in a raid on the The Members Lounge bar...

Study finds most Thais bet

  Most Thais participate in gambling, according to a study by  Pinij Larpthananon, a researcher at Chulalongkorn University's Social Research Institute. Of 5,042 respondents to...

Nine netted in fish fighting raid

Police arrested nine men and seized 28 Siamese fighting fish and 24 glass jars in a raid on a gambling hall at a construction...
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...
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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.
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.
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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.