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Supreme Court delays hearing on Dream11 legality by two weeks

India's Supreme Court has adjourned a hearing into the legality of fantasy sports company Dream11 by two weeks in a case that could have far-reaching implications for the country's skill-based gaming industry. 
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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.

IPL to mark bounce back for India’s online fantasy games

While the legality of sports betting in India remains a question of debate, betting on online fantasy sports (OFS) has been the biggest growth area of the country’s online skill-based gaming industry.

APT tour goes ahead, WPT cancels

The Asia Poker Tour says its upcoming event in Taiwan in March will go ahead as planned, despite the Covid-19 outbreak, though the World Poker Tour is postponing its event on the island and is cancelling another scheduled in Vietnam.

Online companies eye India potential

India’s online gaming sector has seen a spate of acquisitions in recent months as operators position themselves for strong projected growth, despite the ongoing...

Two more companies receive Nagaland online skill games license

Indian online poker companies Quantumskill Gaming and Tech. Pvt. Ltd. and WYZ Games Pvt. Ltd. have received licenses from the Nagaland state government to...

Bangladesh Supreme Court grants gambling clubs reprieve

Bangladesh’s Supreme Court has granted a reprieve to some of the country’s top clubs, which are offering games of skill for money, until the...

Nagaland issues first online skill game license

The Nagaland government has started the process of issuing licenses for online games of skill under the Nagaland Prohibition of Gambling and Promotion and...

Association petitions HC to recognize poker as game of skill

The Indian Poker Association has moved for the Gujarat High Court to declare poker a ‘game of skill’ after the city’s police stopped the...

Club Empire receives letter of intent for skill gaming license

The Government of Nagaland has issued the first Letter of Intent (LOI) to Club Empire, a Kolkata-based gaming start-up. The Letter of Intent/provisional license is...
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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.