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2020-07-28
Malaysia has opened its doors to online gaming companies and is offering generous incentives to firms that relocate, according to Philippine market re

2020-07-27
The Philippines’ Bureau of Internal Revenue has reiterated that Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) need to pay a 5-percent franchise tax before they can resume their operations and denied that the levy was a new cost for business.

2020-07-23
Russia has approved legislation that will significantly overhaul its sports betting industry, imposing tax on bets placed on overseas events and extending financial obligations to all market participants. 

2020-07-12
In response to inquiries by Asia Gaming Brief, some of the specifics regarding Cambodia’s forthcoming gaming law have been revealed. The draft la

2020-06-23
A Ukraine parliamentary committee has approved the initial tax framework for its nascent gambling industry, setting a rate of 5 percent of gross gaming revenue for sportsbooks.

2019-09-27
Uncertainties caused by instability in Cambodia and the Philippines has prompted operators to search for new markets, with India and Japan top of the list.

2018-08-10
India’s online gaming sector has seen a spate of acquisitions in recent months as operators position themselves for strong projected growth, despite

2018-04-04
The increased clarity regarding the terms of IR regulation in Japan following the ruling coalition compromises is also throwing light on which institutions are now advantaged and which are disadvantaged in the race for licenses. Seth Sulkin, head of...

2018-03-28
Goa’s floating casinos will get an extension of a further six months before they are forced to move from their current location in the Mandovi River

2018-03-26
Japan’s two ruling coalition parties have accepted the government’s recommendation for casino entry limits that would restrict Japan residents to

2018-03-20
The Japan Gaming Congress expects to attract even greater support in 2018 after holding the largest event of its kind in Japan last year, organizer Cl

2018-03-15
The IR implementation bill won’t be submitted to the legislature this month, as had been planned, throwing doubt over the timetable for the bill. Th

2018-02-21
Government proposals presented to the ruling party this week relating to tax rates, entry fees, and casino floor space restrictions have drawn wildly

2018-02-10
Myanmar’s Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism, Ohn Maung, says that a relaxing of the country’s gambling laws will allow foreigner-only casinos

2018-01-24
Goa’s offshore casinos, which currently float in the Mandovi River, are waiting for the government to finalize legislation that will force them to shift onshore, which may prove a game changer for the industry in India. Industry experts say the move...

2018-01-10
Casino operators in the Philippines have been attending workshops on how to comply with the country’s new anti-money laundering regulations, though some industry experts say the rules are still are not strong enough. The reporting thresholds are similar...

2018-01-03
The Japan Racing Association (JRA) began implementing third-party gambling addiction exclusions at the end of December, heralding a new direction in J

2017-12-16
With an event in Tokyo on the 7th and another in Nagasaki on the 14th, the RFI process is now underway for the Huis Ten Bosch theme park site in the p

2017-11-29
Malaysia has launched a major crackdown on illegal gambling and this time says it will stamp out the practice for good, though some observers are less optimistic. They say without changes to the law to specifically target online activities, stamping out...

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