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The Star fined for breach of social-distancing rules

2020-07-13

The Star casino in Sydney has been fined A$5,500 (US$3,831) for breaching public health orders after patrons were seen “standing and mingling betwee

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VIC to further lift coronavirus restrictions

2020-06-17

Premier Daniel Andrews has confirmed further easing of coronavirus restrictions in the Victoria, which will boost customer capacity for hospitality ve

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Duterte extends Metro Manila, Cebu City lockdown

2020-06-16

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has placed Metro Manila and Cebu City on lockdown again starting June 16, following a marked rise in coronavirus

Macau border opening likely pushed to July: Bernstein

2020-06-16

Restrictions on border crossings into Macau will not likely be lifted by the end of June, according to analysts from Bernstein Research.  While th

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Grind mass to suffer most from new normal: MS

2020-06-10

Social distancing rules under the “new normal” will impact grind mass business most, due to the restriction of three gamblers per table, according

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NZ to lift all COVID-19 restrictions from midnight

2020-06-08

With no active cases of the coronavirus left in New Zealand and no new cases in a fortnight, New Zealand will be removing all social distancing restri

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Macau gaming revenue falls 93% in May

2020-06-01

Greater China’s gambling enclave posted a 93 percent decline in gross gaming revenue in the month of May, due to continued travel and border restric

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At least 200 to lose racing jobs as country eases restrictions

2020-05-26

At least two hundred staff in New Zealand’s off-track betting agency the TAB will lose their jobs due to a sharp downturn in racing and betting.

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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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May GGR expected to be down 90 - 95%: Bernstein

2020-05-19

Analysts at Bernstein Research expect Macau to report a 90-95 percent year-on-year fall in GGR in the month of May, as the gambling enclave continues

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Laos eases lockdown, casinos remain closed until June 1

2020-05-18

The government of Laos has lifted travel restrictions which will allow people to travel freely around the country, though entertainment venues includi

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Public officials excluded from casino gambling

2018-04-19

It has been revealed that the IR Implementation Bill will also include a provision to forbid certain public officials from engaging in casino gambling

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NSW pokie laws could cause more harm than good

2018-03-11

Proposed changes to NSW slot machine laws could increase the number of machines in high-risk areas and increase gaming industry profits by A$80 millio

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Law Commission recommends online betting restrictions

2018-01-14

The Law Commission of India is another step closer to finalizing its recommendations on the legalization of online betting. According to local media r

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Sydney council calls for cap on poker machine licenses

2017-11-30

A Sydney council has become one of the first to call on the NSW state government to put a cap on poker machine licenses in its area, local media repor

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Public consultation begins for croupier ban proposal

2017-09-26

Macau’s gaming regulator has proposed new measures that will see casino croupiers, pit managers, tellers, dealers and other frontline casino staff b

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Bookies face restrictions on bonusing

2017-09-09

Australia’s online bookmakers will be banned from offering several types of inducements after new rules were agreed to by state and federal minister

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Pop-star turned govt worker probed for performing at RWM

2017-09-06

Philippines pop-star turned government worker Esther Margaux "Mocha" Uson is being investigated for performing in casinos despite a prohibition that r

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Race betting to see restrictions on ATMs, online betting

2017-08-28

The Japanese government is looking at ways to curb problem gambling by limiting online race betting, removing ATMs from some racing venues, and reduci

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