The Asian igaming sector continues to attract high levels of interest from betting and casino operators targeting markets such as Thailand, Vietnam or Indonesia and, of course, China; which remains by far the biggest of them all.
AstroPay is the pioneer payment solution for thousands of consumers in Latin America, Asia and Africa, who want to purchase online on international sites, that helps merchants access new markets through its main product, AstroPay Card.
Gaming suppliers, like all areas of the industry, have felt the pinch from the Covid-19 crisis, though their growing digital businesses have proved a bright spot and helped offset the impact of the crisis.
Consolidation of the bases and advancement in adversity was the thrust of Macau Chief Executive’s policy address for 2021, though it gave little away when it came to the current pillar of the economy - the gaming industry.
Australia's Star Entertainment has won an award for the world's most sustainable gaming and casino operator at an event in London. The Industry Community Awards ceremony was hosted digitally and gave recognition to casino and gaming companies from around the globe.
The Gaming Association of New Zealand's independent Chair, Peter Dengate Thrush, has expressed disappointment over misleading reporting of the country's post-lockdown profit figures for pokie machines, which saw a 116 percent jump in the most recent quarter.
Goa's Ports Minister Michael Lobo said all six of the state's offshore casino operators will be required to shift their office buildings to a river cruise jetty at their own cost, due to congestion in the city centre.