Sunday, July 25, 2021



India’s GST council to study taxation of gambling industry

India’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has set up a seven-member panel of ministers from different states to examine how to value and tax services provided by India's gambling industry.

Asian nations continue to struggle with Covid

Asian nations are still struggling to fight the pandemic, as new data emerges of infection rates and record numbers of cases.

India’s Baazi sees 70% CAGR revenue growth over past three years

ndian fantasy sports are seeing surging growth, with Baazi Games alone recording compound average revenue growth of about 70 percent over the past three years, co-founder and marketing director, Varun Ganjoo, told Business Times. 

Delta says Covid-mandated casino closures extended to July 26

India's Delta Corp. said the government of Goa has extended Covid restrictions in the state until July 26th due to the rising number of cases and as a result its casinos will remain closed.
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Discrepancy in vaccine rollouts among Asian gaming jurisdictions

Authorities in Macau say that vaccine inoculations are slowly getting closer to the 500,000 mark, with 423,905 doses administered as of Tuesday afternoon.

Goa casinos to remain closed as Covid restrictions extended to July 19

Delta Corp, India's largest casino operator, said its casinos in Goa will remain closed until at least July 19 after the government extended restrictions due to a surge in Covid. 
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India video and esports revenue to double by 2025: PWC

Revenue from India's video game and esports market is set to grow by a compound average rate of about 16.5 percent to reach 24,212 crore by 2025, more than double its current level, according to forecasts from PwC.
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India’s Delta swings to Q1 loss on Covid shutdowns

India's Delta Corp swung to a loss of 28.93 crore in the first quarter of the fiscal year, compared with a profit of 57.77 crore in the same period a year earlier as Covid forced the closure of its casinos.
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No intention of allowing casinos to reopen during curfew: Goa CM

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said he has no intention of allowing casinos to open during the curfew.
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Horse racing in India to have online-only audience in July

Off-season horse racing in India is set to go online, as the Hyderabad Race Club (HRC) announced spectators can only tune in for the event online during the last week of July.
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2022

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.

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G2E Asia 2021

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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.
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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.