Wednesday, August 17, 2022


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TRON reignites optimism around cryptocurrency gaming


A cryptocurrency founded by a 29-year-old Peking University grad and Jack Ma protégé has emerged at the centre of a decentralized online gaming movement which is seeing thousands of users gamble tens of millions of dollars per day.

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Japan AML measures under scrutiny


The intergovernmental Financial Action Task Force began an in-depth survey of Japan’s anti-money laundering policies this week, examining government ministries, private banks, and cryptocurrency exchanges.

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SiGMA, Clarion, team for Manila event


SiGMA Group and Clarion Gaming say they are joining forces to produce a gambling show in Manila in June 2020.

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China arrest 540 suspects in Bitcoin betting crackdown


Over 540 suspects have been arrested in China for their involvement in a Bitcoin football betting ring, Xinhua News reports. Police in China’s G

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Authorities to investigate bitcoin gambling site


The Australian media watchdog is investigating an Australian-registered sports gambling website which allows punters to place bets with bitcoin, local

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CEZA seeks to regain online dominance, eyes Fintech


After an annus horribilis in 2017, First Cagayan Leisure and Resort World Corporation is fighting back, pledging major upgrades in infrastructure and technology to help the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport (CEZA) regain its status as the hub...

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Regulator crushes hopes for bitcoin wagering


Accepting and paying out bets in cryptocurrency will soon be banned for operators licensed in the Northern Territory, after the gaming authority relea

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Coingaming Group tests Bitcoin Lightning Network


The Coingaming Group, the company behind leading bitcoin-led igaming brands and, says it set to test the Lightning Network w

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2018 in focus: Cambodia, bitcoin and regulatory change


The Year of the Dog is about to dawn in Asia, with most gaming markets in the region starting on a positive note after a strong 2017. The focus this y

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Land-based sector looks to join the crypto revolution


Even by the standards of initial coin offerings (ICOs), Macau gaming company Dragon Corp. raised eyebrows in September with an announcement that it planned to raise $500 million to build a floating casino that operates in a newly-created cryptocurrency....

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Philippines to consider Bitcoin as security


The Philippines is considering legalizing Bitcoin and other digital assets as securities to be regulated under existing security laws. According to cr

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Quanta Technology secure license to operate in IOM


Quanta Technology Limited (QTL) has been granted a licence to operate and develop their business on the Isle of Man. The company, whois based in the I

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Asia Live Tech offers Bitcoin casino software in Cambodia


Casino software supplier Asia Live Tech has announced it has launched a new service for Bitcoin online casinos. Built on their White Label software so

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Russia mulls ban on cryptocurrency exchanges


The Russian government looking to block access to cryptocurrency exchanges in the country, describing them as “dubious instruments for retail invest

Monetary authority clamps down on cryptocurrencies


The Monetary Authority of Macau (AMCM) has issued a statement prohibiting the city’s financial institutions from providing financial services to bus

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Blockchain and disruptive tech and startups at SiGMA17


SiGMA will host Malta’s largest gaming exhibition yet, along with eleven conferences at the Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre from November 22-25.

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Crypto currencies gain favor in Asia gaming


Bitcoin has regularly made the headlines in recent months, its price surging towards the $5,000 mark - four to five times its value at the start of 2017 - predominantly driven by interest in Asia. It has also emerged as a viable gaming currency, with...

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Calvin Ayre appointed as economic envoy for tech development


Online gaming entrepreneur Calvin Ayre has been appointed as a Special Economic Envoy of Antigua and Barbuda with responsibility for advising on matte

Russian Gaming Week kicks off next week


Russian Gaming Week starts in Moscow in a week. It is the largest event in Russia dedicated to the gambling industry. The two-day program includes sev

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