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Chinese arrested for operating online gambling in Malaysia

Forty-eight China nationals suspected of operating online gambling from three condominium units in Kuala Lumpur were arrested on October 16.

Fincy explains Yatai withdrawal, says not involved in gambling

Fincy explained its rationale for withdrawing from a project in Myanmar, saying it has zero tolerance for any form of illegal activity and has at no point had any involvement in developing online gambling applications. The company, which offers a blockchain-based payment app, wrote the rebuttal on its website in response to what it said were factual inaccuracies about its involvement in the Yatai City development.

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Blockchain-based payment app, owned by BCB Blockchain. Based in Singapore, the company in October pulled out of the Yatai-City smart project in Myanmar.

Leadstar Media expands in NZ, eyes Australia

iGaming affiliate Leadstar Media has expanded into the New Zealand market, with Australia soon to follow. the Stockholm-based affiliate launched MyBettingsites.com in November last year and it now incorporates seven countries.

Thailand, Malaysia step up anti-online gambling efforts

Thailand’s anti-online gambling efforts continue to show results, while Malaysia’s crackdowns keep exposing crooked cops.

Court urges Gujarat government to clarify online gambling law

The Gujarat High Court has directed the state government to look into the issue of online gambling, and to clarify the law which was originally issued in 1887.

Bodog online gaming pulls out of most of Asia

The Bodog list of branded online casinos and sportsbooks have been pulled out of numerous Asian markets in order to respect their respective gaming regulations and to provide better protection to their players.
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Philippines seen warming to online gaming for locals

The Philippines market regulator may be considering regulation to allow local Filipinos to gamble online to make up for plummeting revenue from the country’s legal gambling outlets, according to industry sources.

Philippine targets for online gaming revenue ebb

The Philippine government’s target to double revenue from online gambling looks to be on shaky ground, as only half the operators have resumed business following Covid-19 and other licensing jurisdictions look to benefit from the fallout.

Exiting POGOs inquiring about Isle of Man licenses

The regulator of the Philippines online gambling industry, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has warned for some time now that online operators could be leaving the country for greener pastures.

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