This week's "By The Numb3rs" by Asia Gaming Brief comes just after the announcement of Pfizer and Moderna's covid-19 vaccine, which is now nearing the end of its stage 3 clinical trials - complete with promising results.
Martin Williams, Vixio Gambling Compliance journalist and Asia editor, talks with AGB managing editor, Sharon Singleton, about whether the election of Joe Biden as president of the United States may help to reset rock-bottom Sino-U.S. relations. He says...
It is not, as some Western media have said because the Chinese do not dare to travel. With 637 million domestic trips during Golden Week, it shows that people are not afraid to travel.
Online sports lottery provider 500 .com has announced that its auditor, Friedman LLP, resigned last week in connection with the Japan bribery case, an
The Ministry of Public Security’s International Cooperation Department Director-General Liao Jinrong reportedly told a conference in Beijing last we
The AGB Webinar hears from Professor Wolfgang Arlt of COTRI, Shirley Tam of Okada Manila and Desmond Lam of UMAC to discuss future expectations of the Chinese tourist and the impact of the “China Tourism Blacklist.”
China’s threat to draw up a blacklist of countries targeting gambling is most likely directed at the online industry, though may be enough to deter some travellers even if the government doesn’t follow through with its action.
China’s leading online shopping sites are being used to funnel billions of dollars to offshore gambling sites to avoid strict capital controls, the Financial Times reports.
The Asian Development Bank expects the economies of the Asia region to shrink this year for the first time since the 1960s.
Asia Gaming Brief is pleased to announce the sixth edition of its AGB Webinar Series: Winning the Future Chinese Tourist & China Blacklist, schedu
China’s two lotteries put in an impressive performance in July, marking their first month of year-on-year growth of 2020.
A bulletin from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism that it would implement a “blacklist” system for some foreign gambling tourist destinations an
China has confirmed it will begin issuing individual visit scheme visas for the whole of Guangdong province on August 26 and will extend the program to all of China from Sept. 23.
Chinese domestic flights and hi-speed train links are back to their pre-virus levels of volume and there is still a strong demand for travel with 100 million trips in the first week of May and 80 million in the three-day Dragon Boat festival in June.
Sales in China’s two state lotteries dropped 41.7 percent in the first half, with the Sports Lottery faring worse than the Welfare Lottery.
According to the China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI), Chinese demand to travel overseas remains strong and businesses in the industry are expecting a big improvement by 2022 from 2019 levels.
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