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Covid-19 changing the rules of the game?

It is indisputable that the COVID-19 pandemic presents an existential threat both to the physical and fiscal viability of nations, such as we have never seen outside a world war in our lifetimes.

India online gaming companies report increase in activity

Online gaming companies in India are seeing a significant increase in activity as Indians stay at home because of the coronavirus, The Hindu reports.
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World Poker Tour sees bright future for Japan table games

Hundreds of eager players gathered in a luxurious Tokyo hotel this month to participate in a three-day tournament hosted by the World Poker Tour, signaling the potential for a bright future for table games within the Japanese market.

XSGames to make its debut to North America

XSGames, a social gaming company in Taiwan, will make its debut to the North American crowd next month at G2E Las Vegas. "XSGames has been...

Scientific Games net loss widens, revenue gains

Scientific Games reported its Q3 net loss widened due to restructuring and other charges, though revenue gained. Revenue was up 7 percent to $821.0 million,...

Resorts World Genting eyes millennials with Zouk club

Malaysia’s Resorts World Genting will open a Zouk Genting nightclub in January as part of its ongoing efforts to revamp the resort and improve...

Novomatic presents collaborative R&D efforts at ICE

Novomatic, one of the biggest international producers and operators of gaming technologies, will be presenting their collaborative R&D efforts within its Austrian group and...

Social casino revenue to top $2.7B

Social casino gambling is expected to rake in $2.7 billion in revenue this year according to Eilers Research gaming analyst Adam Krejcikis, quoted in...

South Korea regulates social gaming

South Korea’s attempt to regulate the so-called “social gambling” industry resulted in a massive blockage of all the games available on Facebook, local press...

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Asia turns up heat on online gambling

Singapore police have busted at least two illegal gambling operations in the past week, while across Asia authorities have moved to stamp out illicit activities, from raids on premier league matches in India, to illegal number forecasting in Malaysia.

Puducherry government urges blanket ban on online gambling

The Puducherry union territory government has urged the union government to ban online gaming platforms and mobile apps, describing it as a necessity to protect the mental health of vulnerable people.
Bloomberry Foundation, PAGCOR complete quarantine facilities

Bloomberry Foundation, PAGCOR complete quarantine facilities

Bloomberry Foundation and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp said they have completed the capital region’s largest quarantine facility for Covid-19 patients.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

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Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Aug 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: AUSTRALIA Reopening pubs, online rethink and reflections on gambling behaviour The country tackled the first wave of the epidemic with relative success, however,...