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India online fantasy sports revenue to double by 2025: KPMG

Revenue generated from online fantasy sports in India is set to more than double from this year to 2025 as Covid drives growth in gaming, according to a report from KPMG.

Uttar Pradesh bill toughens gambling laws, but skill-games exempt

Uttar Pradesh's State Law Commission has recommended a new gaming bill that will impose tough penalties for online gambling, but unlike some other states, will make an exemption for skill-based games.

Jade expands as sportsbook service provider

Jade Entertainment, has announced a dual-sportsbook launch for the Indian and Philippines markets.
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India bottom of the list in betting regulation, U.K. takes top spot: Study

In a major new study, the U.K. tops the league table when it comes to regulated betting markets, with India coming in last in the 20 jurisdictions under the spotlight.
PUBG tops India's esports ladder

Regulation would drive significant investment in India eSports

Establishing a clear regulatory framework for India's eSports market would likely drive significant investment from venture capital funds, potentially eight to ten times the current levels, according to the All India Gaming Federation (AIGF).
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Goa casinos remain closed until June 7

Casinos in Goa are set to remain shut for at least another four days, as the country continues to grapple with the latest outbreak of covid-19. 

India to become online gaming superpower: AIGF

The Indian online gaming market has the potential to reach 500 million gamers by 2025 and surpass China and the U.S., although proper regulation is needed, according to Roland Landers of the All India Gaming Federation.

Sega Sammy: Focusing on versatility and performance

Sega Sammy is seeing a patchy recovery in Asia’s markets, but says once social distancing measures are removed, there appears to be underlying pent-up demand. The company has been active with projects and product placements and is finding its stand-alone electronic table game product is highly suitable to the operating conditions imposed by Covid-19.
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India government eyes changes to gaming GST

The India federal government has set up a panel of state ministers to examine whether changes need to be made regarding how casinos, online gaming and racecourses are levied for GST. 

Sri Lanka port city to move ahead after parliamentary nod

A $1.4 billion Chinese investment project, which will include a casino, now looks set to move ahead after its parliament passed a law to install an economic commission to run the development.
AGE at ICC Sydney, 2021

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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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.

Regulating the Game 2021

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AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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.