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Will Japan score a home goal with sports betting regulation?

The prospect of legal sports betting in Japan has created a buzz in the global community, though industry insiders warn that...
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Japan sparks up debate on legalized sports betting

The possibility that Japan might legalize sports betting for popular sports like professional baseball and soccer exploded into the public view on Wednesday with a scoop carried in the Financial Times.

BetMGM sees U.S/Canada sports betting market at $32b

BetMGM, the online joint venture between MGM Resorts and the U.K.'s Entain, said it sees the long-term sports betting market in the U.S. and Canada as being worth $32 billion and expects its share in the U.S. to be between 20 and 25 percent.

Mohegan reaches online gambling deal in Connecticut

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and the Mohegan Tribe have agreed to establish online gambling and sports betting in the US state that for the first time allows nontribal gambling operators to compete for bettors, but the deal will face legal challenges.
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Converged experiences: U.S. operators blend land-based with digital

In a report last year, ratings agency Moody’s predicted a surge in merger and acquisitions between online and land-based gambling operators as the latter seek to cement new revenue streams after the chaos wreaked by Covid-19.
MGM-Resorts stock rises

MGM stock rises as investors reward online deal

Shares in MGM Resorts rose almost 4 percent on Friday after investors applauded the casino operator’s latest foray into the online sphere.

BetMGM teams with Topgolf Entertainment

BetMGM and Topgolf Entertainment Group announced today a new partnership centered around an integrated sports betting and entertainment experience. The two companies will collaborate on marketing and promotional offers through the BetMGM platform at select Topgolf venues and within WGT by Topgolf.
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India’s state of gambling [Infographic]

The difficulty in locking down what is allowed or prohibited in India is largely centered around each state government's definition of what is gambling and what is a game of skill. Poker is one such game constantly finding itself on either side of the fence, depending on the jurisdiction.

Australia’s PointsBet goes live in Michigan

Australia's PointsBet is expanding further in the U.S., with its mobile app and digital sports betting product to go live in Michigan Friday, January 22. Michigan will mark the sixth operational state for PointsBet's  sports betting product.

Australia’s PlayUp gets New Jersey sports betting license

PlayUp, an Australian company that provides online Sports Betting, Horse Racing and Daily Fantasy Sports in Australia, New Zealand and India, has expanded its footprint across the US by acquiring a betting license in New Jersey. This is the second market access agreement that PlayUp has announced after the recent acquisition of their Colorado license.
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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....
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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.

Regulating the Game 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.