Friday, June 18, 2021

India

Nazara Technologies stock jumps 80% in market debut

Shares of Indian mobile gaming platform Nazara Technologies surged more than 80 percent in their market debut on Tuesday, with the initial public offering raising about $80 million.

Illegal casino busted in Delhi hotel

An illegal casino allegedly functioning out of Radisson Blu Hotel in southwest Delhi’s Mahipalpur was busted on Saturday night, with fourteen people arrested.

Sri Lanka’s “new Dubai” to allow gaming

A Chinese-controlled special economic zone in Sri Lanka is set to have regulation that will cover gaming, according to a draft law, local media reports. 

Goa casino ship has 31 Covid cases

Thirty one employees on one of Goa's floating casinos have tested positive for Covid as cases in the state mount.

Goa government reviewing casino legislation

Goa's Chief Minister said the government is currently reviewing the state's casino legislation, including the power and duties of a potential Gaming Commissioner.

Goa Football Association detects fixed matches

The Goa Football Association has informed its executive committee and the member football clubs that there are indications that some matches are being fixed.

Dream11 valued at nearly $5b after latest funding round

Dream Sports, which owns online fantasy sports platform Dream11, has raised $400 million in its latest funding round taking its valuation to nearly $5 billion.

Survey finds 68% of Indians want fantasy sports regulation

A survey by community platform LocalCircles found that 68 percent of Indians would like to see regulation for online fantasy sports platforms. The survey received more than 50,000 responses from 309 Indian districts.

A legal challenge to Tamil Nadu’s online poker ban

The All India Gaming Federation has challenged the constitutional validity of the Tamil Nadu Government's ban on online poker.

Meghalaya opposition warns of online gambling “evils”

Meghalaya opposition parties have declared that revenue generation cannot be an excuse for turning a blind eye to the evils of online gaming and gambling.
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....
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.

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.