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IPI on verge of having CNMI accounts seized

2020-06-10

Troubled operator Imperial Pacific International appears on the verge of having US$6.9 million seized from its CNMI bank accounts in order to pay dama

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PAGCOR to address POGO issues ahead of 2022 elections

2020-06-09

PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Andrea Domingo on Tuesday said that the current state of POGOs, if left unchecked, will be used against the current administra

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Domingo hopes casinos to reopen in June, take down NOGOs

2020-06-08

PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Andrea Domingo on Tuesday said she hopes to see gaming operations reopen gradually from the beginning of June. The chairwom

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Ukraine gambling law due for second reading this month

2020-06-08

Ukraine is set to take its draft gambling law to its second reading in June 2020, which if passed, would legalize land-based casinos, online casinos,

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Andhra Pradesh calls for ban on rummy and skill games

2020-06-08

A number of political parties and social groups in Andhra Pradesh have become vocal in calling for a ban on online rummy and skill-games after various

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SkyCity’s bid to swap gaming tables for EGMs rejected

2020-06-05

SkyCity has lost its bid to swap three blackjack tables for sixty gaming machines at its Hamilton casino, with the Gambling Commission turning down it

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Marina Bay Sands under AML investigation

2020-06-05

Marina Bay Sands is under investigation by the US Department of Justice over concerns that anti-money laundering regulations may have been breached on

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Nagasaki gains a step on Wakayama

2020-06-05

In recent weeks, Nagasaki may have gained a step on Wakayama, which is likely its main rival to secure an IR license.

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Very few POGOs given green-light to restart operations

2020-06-04

Only a handful of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations (POGOs) have been allowed to resume operations, with applications of others denied, or tempora

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Betfair pulls Japan racing after JRA pressure

2020-05-29

Betfair Australia said it was pulling the ability to allow bets on Japanese horse racing after pressure from the country’s racing body.

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PAGCOR issues reopening guidelines for E-Games, Bingo, Poker venues

2020-05-25

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has issued a memorandum to Bingo, E-Games and Poker operators on Friday, requiring venues to

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DOLE increases requirements for foreign POGO workers

2020-05-25

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has added extra hoops for foreign nationals applying for alien employment permits (AEP) and seeking to w

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POGOs not allowed to open until taxes paid

2020-05-25

Not one POGO operator has been given the green light to operate as of now, with all of them instructed to pay their mandatory tax obligations before b

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Sands cleared of responsibility for suicide victim

2020-05-20

Macau’s second appeals court has cleared casino operator Sands China of any legal responsibility in relation to the suicide of one of its guests in

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Cambodia cabinet meets on AML laws

2020-05-15

Cambodia’s cabinet, lead by Prime Minister Hun Sen, reportedly met on Friday to discuss long-awaited laws on anti-money laundering, terrorism financing and counter-proliferation financing, The Phnom Penh Post reports. 

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Japan lifts state of emergency for most of the country

2020-05-15

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced on Thursday evening that the Covid-19 state of emergency has been lifted for 39 of Japan’s 47 prefectures. Ho

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Adda52 sees room for growth as market expands

2020-03-06

Online gaming in India is recording explosive growth, with the total number of gamers expected to hit 300 million by the end of next year, from just 120 million in 2016.

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2020 and beyond: Challenges and opportunities for iGaming in Asia

2020-02-07

The digital economy of Asia is continuing to grow at an incredible rate as we enter a new decade, and one of the biggest beneficiaries of this is the e-Gaming industry. 

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Macau’s CSR drive – with one eye on Beijing?

2020-01-24

Macau’s operators have stepped up their corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts in recent years, in particular when it comes to China cultural cooperation, which may help their case when it comes to concession renewal.

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