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2020-09-18
For the first time since the IR legislation was passed into law, Japan has a new prime minister. Fortunately for Japan’s pro-IR community, it is Yoshihide Suga.

2020-08-26
Two former advisors of China’s 500 .com had admitted to seeking to bribe a Japanese lawmaker in connection with its search for a casino license, according to local media reports.

2020-08-05
Tokyo prosecutors have arrested three corporate executives for allegedly offering money to a defendant in the 500.com bribery scandal to provide false testimony, according to local media reports.

2019-08-02
Indochina’s casino markets continue to present robust growth, providing significant investment opportunities for operators with a strong appetite for risk, but they are also likely to need deep pockets as established capital markets are wary of these...

2019-05-10
Cambodia is Indochina’s undisputed king of live dealer gaming, with land-based casinos rushing to install dedicated set-ups to stream action from gaming floors to online players.

2018-03-11
South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism office was raided on Saturday after allegations emerged that a former tourism ministry officia

2017-10-11
Korea’s horse racing industry, considered the sleeping giant of Asia, has not been immune from the turmoil sweeping through the country’s political and business classes, with modernization plans in the balance after the Korean Racing Authority chairman...

2017-02-09
Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) chair Andrea Domingo denies she was offered a bribe by gaming tycoon Jack Lam, though she admitted havi

2017-01-18
Macau got off to a good start in January, with GGR in the initial weeks higher than expected, though few expect any return to the stellar growth rates of the past, with China still likely to be the driving factor for casino operators. Beijing’s crackdown...

2017-01-04
 Assertions that Malaysia is now Southeast Asia’s epicenter for match fixing didn’t go down well with the country’s authorities. But just how accurate are these claims and why do so many fixes emanate from this part of the continent?     

2016-12-16
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the seizure of all of casino mogul Jack Lam’s assets in the Philippines for allegedly not paying ta

2016-11-05
The Norfolk Island Gaming Authority will be shut down after a report released by the Federal Government found the regulator to be “barely viable”,

2016-10-15
At least 18 employees of casino operator Crown Resorts have been detained by Chinese authorities, local media reports. "Crown believes that a number o

2016-08-30
While the rapid growth of competitive video gaming has caught the eye of the operators all over the world, attention needs to be placed on the threat

2016-05-28
Romania's football federation (FRF) has reportedly imposed bans on three coaches and 14 players at second division Gloria Buzau over match-fixing alle

2016-05-23
The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) has received the approval to introduce a FIFA  system that monitors irregular betting patterns, The Star r

2016-05-03
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has told the Supreme Court that betting on cricket matches is not feasible unless a central law to le

2016-04-09
National Secretary of the Congress party, Girish Chodankar is alleging foul play in relation to the extension granted to offshore casinos in Goa, loca

2016-03-14
A $200,000 (US$150,300) payment, which was allegedly made as part of a previous attempt to secure a lucrative online gaming licence in Cambodia is bei

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