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Maria

Maria

Maria is a Content Writer with SiGMA. She has a B.A Hons Degree in Maltese sub. English, graduating in 2019. Maria is currently reading for her Masters Degree in Translation and Terminology. Before joining SiGMA in 2020, she worked as an English teacher guiding students for their IELTS certification. When she’s not writing, she can be found wandering through nature, travelling and trying different dishes. Contact Maria: [email protected]

Calls to UK gambling helpline spike during Euro 2020

Australian Prime Minister joins forces with Tabcorp for vaccine lottery

The Current State of Gambling in the Netherlands

POGOs to face new 5% turnover tax

The rise of Dogecoin

GLI applies to Ukrainian Gambling Commission for inclusion of certification of gaming equipment

China strengthens expansion of gambling destination blacklist

2IEM Cologne quarterfinals and semifinal playoffs

2021 LCS Championships details revealed

Strict restrictions can lead to unlicensed gambling

Advent International show interest in William Hill

Dmitry Sergeev: The story behind success

SiGMA Magazine: Pulling the same rope

Battle of Malta Online 2021 back with three tournaments

Florida tribe sports betting plan halted for legal violations

eCOGRA greenlights LeoVegas’ responsible gaming framework

SiGMA Roadshow: the Nigerian gaming landscape

How is LSports contributing to sports betting?

Three land-based casinos in Colorado rebranded

La Presse digs deep into online gambling in Quebec

UKGC initiates suspension of licence to UK based operator PlayerFT

SBIF revamps online resources in bid to ensure UK sports integrity

The BGC calls for an established Gambling Ombudsman

Sports-betting: Is this the highest payout in US history?

[WATCH] David Mahon: The King of Cards

Louisiana sports betting bill makes it through

Germany’s 5.3% turnover tax approved

Land-based casinos: what does the future hold?

Codere Online to go public on US Nasdaq with $350m SPAC deal

Vietnamese labour trafficking tied to online gambling

Puerto Rico: legalised sports-betting to boost tax revenue

Proposed new bill could leave Ohio casinos without sports books

Canada: Sports Betting Act expected to be approved today

Responsible gambling review in England and Wales

Ohio Senate green lights sports betting bill

Betsson SEK 20 million penalty annulled

Swedish court halves Kindred fine

Citizens’ Association calls for transparency in Nagasaki’s IR documents

Gambling, politics and alcohol banned from YouTube Masthead this week

Why are casinos without a Swedish licence becoming popular?

Malta may be forced to withdraw EU sports betting veto in Financial Action Task Force review

Top 5 Euro 2021 teams to bet on

Women in Gaming: Breaking boundaries

Football Association appoints first female Chair in its 157-year history

UK, Malta, have best regulated markets, new study shows

TosDis – the one stop DeFi interoperable solution

Tips to avoid information overload

Spending at US casinos surpassing other recreations in 2021

Despite posting US$102m profit in 2020 NagaCorp lays off over 600 workers

Unlocking the full potential of an IPO

Malta government lures digital nomads with Nomad Residence Permit

PAGCOR turns over entire 2020 revenue to PH Government, seals commitment to nation-building

Sweden faces counterproductive effects from gambling restrictions

International Cricket Council rejects match fixing claims made on Al Jazeera Documentary

Galaxy Entertainment drops out of the Yokohama IR race

LeoVegas to enter US market

Malta political party data hack: Personal details of 21,000 people leaked and uploaded to a forum on the dark web

Manila casinos to remain shut despite easing of quarantine measures

Stakers surrenders UK licence

Bristol University study: Online gambling ‘saved’ regulars during pandemic

Proposed site for a mega vaccination facility near Solaire Resort & Casino raise concerns over future land occupancy

Gambling giant MGM Resorts given state approval to open casino floors at 100% capacity

Suncity Group withdraws from the Wakayama IR race

British gamblers lean more towards virtual assets than the general public

Greentube gets important breakthrough in Luxembourg

7 in 10 calling National Gambling Helpline are underage

Getting into online gaming: where to start from

McCann crowned CEO of Australia land-based giant

Singular shortlisted in the headline categories at EGR B2B Awards

Star Entertainment proposes $12 billion merger to strong competitor Crown Resorts

$650 million for Las Vegas’ Palms Casino Resort

SiGMA Roadshow: Manila marked for success

IBIA reports: Football, Esports and Tennis account for 75% of all suspicious betting activity worldwide

Urgent need for COVID funds forces Philippine government to approve Online Sabong

Dara Sakor casino announces delayed opening due to safety precautions surrounding COVID-19

Flutter and Entain see strong Australian growth amid renewed calls to ban betting ads

Macau’s GGR on the verge of recovery from pandemic plateau

William Hill to sell all non-US operations including 1,400 UK betting shops

145 Chinese nationals in hot water following cross-border gambling and fraud

Moneyval votes in favor of Malta’s report

UKGC initiates licence suspension to Gibraltar-based supplier Nektan

Cambodia shutters all casinos to prevent COVID spread

Nevada’s March gaming win highest since 2013

Crown Resorts fined $1m for junket conduct

Entain redoubles its pursuit in acquiring Tabcorp by lifting AU$3bn offer to AU$3.5bn

Malaysia blocks access to 2,195 online gambling websites and terminates 19,765 phone lines

Top 10 online slot casinos

With global regulators moving towards tighter enforcement, operators need to strengthen their compliance efforts today

Internet service providers in Australia urged to block further offshore websites operating illegally

Ryan Pace appointed new MGA Chairman

Ireland’s Minister proposes betting reform for National Lottery

Interesting facts about casino bonuses in Sweden

Betsson purchases 50% stake in JDP Tech strengthening LatAm operations

Dutch regulator inaugurating regulated iGaming activity with 28 confirmed applications

Pennsylvania gaming revenue leaps 162.7% in March reaching a new record high of $403.2m

Okada Manila GGR plummeted 41% in Q1 of 2021

U.S. regulators odds-on to approve in-game tokens says Jeff Ifrah

Sands China distances itself from an online gaming group illegally operating under their brand name

Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the verge of a three-year sanction over part-ownership of Malta-based betting company

Crackdown by the International Tennis Integrity Agency results in five arrests in connection to tennis match-fixing

Evolution Gaming to acquire Big Time Gaming for a total cash bid of up to €450 million

Betting shops across England and Wales open doors to patrons after months-long shutdown

China extends purge on illegal gambling activities

US$10 million in shares granted to Lawrence Ho, Chairman and CEO of Melco Resorts

Pachinko operator Okura Holdings buys share in Nagasaki IR development

Bet365 queen Denise Coates rakes in record salary of £1.6m a day

Japanese politician Tsukasa Akimoto pleads not guilty to IR graft scandal charges

Tabcorp to carry out strategic review of its business with possibility of selling its wagering and media division

Asia Pioneer Entertainment looks to launch new business segment in response to COVID-19 related losses

So far, so good: Malta’s efforts recognised by Moneyval

Indian Premier League: Place bets now!

Las Vegas-based casino operator MGM offers $750m in senior notes

Macau regulator asked to lift mandatory social distancing rules in casinos

Isle of Man holds strong cards: 30% surge in licensing demands

Premier League clubs expected to discuss the impact of gaming shirt sponsorships

Uniting global wagering outlets: Hong Kong Jockey Club to host World Pool betting for the Dubai World Cup

Evoplay rebrands, sets mission to bring in future of iGaming

HBK plans to challenge proposed $4.03 billion merger between Caesars and William Hill

Jeju Dream Tower casino licence hangs by a thread

Danish regulator blocks 55 gambling websites operating without a licence

The increasing popularity of online casinos

AI and online casinos: a love story?

Vietnam: Vingroup to officially open its long-awaited $2.8bn Phu Quoc United Center on April 21st

COVID-19 accelerating the move from retail to online in Africa

New York moves closer to legalising online gambling and sports betting

Lithuania: Tete-a-Tete Casino slapped with €15,000 fine

FUN token adds BETR technology to its growing user base

Online gaming operator LeoVegas strengthens sportsbook vision with €5m acquisition of Expekt

Top 10 Payment Solution Providers for online casinos

Italy hit record highs for third consecutive month in gaming revenues

The female side of the gaming industry

What do crypto payments lack to unleash their full potential in gaming?

[WATCH] SiGMA Roadshow Ukraine: first virtual stop reaches 2.5k delegates

An overview of the Scandinavian gambling industry

The future of slot machines

5G: The technology that will change our world

Exclusive: Pixel Companyz race to the Nagasaki IR finish line with a seven-time Olympic medalist as their brand ambassador

SiGMA Roadshow Ukraine: what to expect

Driving users to your platform: gambling domains

Omarsys rumoured to be leaving Malta: employees might face redundancies

[UPDATED] Top 5 ways to buy yourself a PS5

Why online casino operators are choosing Softswiss White Label casino solution in 2021

Top 10 gaming law firms in Malta

Malta Government obliged to issue public call once a casino concession expires

Call for bids after Dragonara Casino concession expires

Crypto traders in Nigeria proceed to P2P exchanges after ban on Bitcoin

Leadstar Media set to take My Betting Sites brand into South Africa

Find your favourite online casino in Finland

The world of online casinos in the Netherlands

Malta Gaming Authority: a look back over 2020

Cryptocurrency ban in Nigeria: A bad financial policy

Coinlist reveals its top DeFi token picks for February

Ukrainian gambling market gaining momentum

African affiliates: The rise of the local publisher

Congolese women venturing into sports betting and casino gambling amid crisis

A decade of crypto in iGaming

BREAKING: Bitcoin climbs to new time high after Tesla invests $1.5 billion

From Best Casino Award to Head-in-the-Sand Award, the 2020 list by Casinomeister is out

Chile’s government unveils plan to legalise online gambling

A review of Zcash as a cryptocurrency platform aimed towards maintaining privacy between all parties

Progress of online gambling over the years

Wallstreetbets.com domain has hit the market

Fun Token price grows 100% from FreeBitco.in utilisation

1st online gambling licence issued in Ukraine since 2009 market shut down

The (r)evolution continues to deepen

You are no longer the customer, you are the product – Tim Cook

The future of online casinos in Malta

Tanzania: The race for iGaming success pt.2

Robinhood LATEST: restrictions put in place

How Norway’s biggest casino portal operates

David-and-Goliath market chaos fueled by Reddit traders on WallStreet

An overview of the Scandinavian gambling markets: Denmark, Sweden and Norway

Let the on-line guys take over

New Affiliate Sites In 2021

PM Robert Abela convinced Malta will pass the Moneyval test

Carl Brincat named new MGA CEO

Tanzania: The race for iGaming success

Quantox opens new German office

Tips on using creative tools to improve productivity and efficiency

Ash Wednesday sees former Trump Plaza and Casino turn to dust

Alibaba’s shares surge as Jack Ma makes first public appearance in three months

Acroud acquires Voonix, Matching Visions and Traffic Grid

1 BTC grand prize rewarded with Winz.io newly launched Bitcoin mining adventure

Thai govt. proposal to legalise gambling faces stiff opposition

Africa: A region of Fintech and Mobile money opportunities

First Ukrainian gambling licences to be issued by the end of this month: what you need to know

Indian sports leagues giving exposure to gaming brands

Global experts open up to SiGMA News on Bitcoin’s surge

Gaming in Africa: Looking past sportsbook

Kenya introduces $45 million Crypto exchanges tax project

American casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, passes away at age 87

SiGMA Group strikes media partnership with SEO-Butler Limited

The need for homegrown gambling events in Africa

2020 in Crypto – A review of the most important events in the market and trends to follow for 2021

African esports: Road to mainstream

Ukraine sets licensing conditions for gambling activities

Guide to getting started with BTC gambling

An in depth guide to multilingual link building strategies for the online gaming industry

Denis Dzyubenko, SiGMA CIS Director, voted to sit on the Expert Advisory Council of the Gambling & Lottery Regulation Commission of Ukraine

SmartSoft Gaming awarded debutant of the year title

Tech innovation for African gaming operators on the rise

Malta Gaming Authority issues public call for vacant role of CEO

Exactly. Payment acceptance for your business

SpotonBets announce launch in South Africa backed by a globally recognised world class platform

Who is the Government?

Africa: Moving forward with lottery

Opportunities for online gambling in Canada

Smartphone sales in Nigeria increases despite downturn

How to start an online gambling business in Africa

Africa: Why now is the best time to invest online

[WATCH] SEO Series: Content is king

Continent 8’s web application firewall – Cybersecurity without compromise

The King of Casino reaching new heights in the world of payment solutions

Nigeria remains the envy and target of all operators

Affiliate Marketing Tech : 5 things to look for when choosing your Affiliate Program Tech

Understanding of market is vital when introducing a product in Africa

Pfizer Vaccine: A great relief for the gambling industry

Dafabet integrates stablecoin payments into its gaming platforms using COTI

Getting social media for India correct

DeFi 2.0 – The future of institutional finance

SCCG Management establishes office for the UK and Europe in London

Prestige for Pixel as they throw their hat in the ring for Japan’s Nagasaki IR race

The new Maltese Gaming Tax Regulations: Has the competitive edge been retained?

Considering an offshore investment in Africa: What you need to know

Top 5 countries to kick off an offshore online casino

Lagos State plans to develop local and foreign tourism

Zimbabwe officially green-lights resumption of tourism activities

US presidential election elicits unprecedented betting interest

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Taking your iGaming business to the HawX level

Daring to be different

Traditional casinos – how to prosper in a changing environment?

Rwanda gaming companies allowed to resume operations

Philippines’ casinos vie for survival as PAGCOR approves their online operations

Enterprise blockchain security specification – A framework for organisational distributed ledger security

Draftkings and Peermont launch Palacebet in South Africa

Philippines ranks in top 50 nations list of good peace and order

PAGCOR ponders 5% cockfighting tax

With new regulations coming in place, the sky is the limit for gaming in Africa

[POLL] Trump vs. Biden election becomes most wagered on event in betting history

DPW halts Imperial Pacific International hotel and casino project in Garapan

Kenyan lawmakers greenlight mobile money payment services for gambling

StorEnergy – a review of non-imaging optics and thermal storage as tools to improve solar generation

A quantum leap in regulation for the gaming industry as IAGR and IGSA herald collaboration

PAGCOR pondering the possibility of online gaming for local casinos

Esports Entertainment Group signs agreement to acquire Helix eSports and ggCircuit in deal valued at $43 Million

Gamble to win back

Occupancy rate of Macau hotels down to 16.4% in September

Kangwon Land Casino under fire for procurement favoritism

The paradigm shift in Africa

AI and affiliate management tools, a look at the tools tech companies use

Tournament Time

Leadstar Media launch Apostasbrasil.com

BtoBet helps elbet into Africa

CasinoNieuws.nl launches, aims for No 1 spot in the Netherlands

Machine Learning: General approach to casino business cases

New Mexico tribes raise concerns over proposed gambling expansion

Review of IOTA Foundation as a moving force for massive blockchain adoption in different industry sectors

Casino owner says Vegas won’t be Vegas until 2022

Bridging the gap between UX and Game Design

Regulating the skill gaming industry in India

UK Gambling Commission publishes data revealing COVID-19 impact on gambling behaviour

5 myths about casino bonuses: busted

New Mexico online sports betting proposal faces challenges

IGT agreement with the NBA allows sportsbook partners to use league data and team logos

Resort World Casino to open hotel at Aqueduct Racetrack, New York

Top 5 hacks for operators wanting to enter the Asian market

Detroit casino revenues picking up despite strict capacity restrictions

Wettarena granted sports betting licence in Germany

Visual stimulation equals physical stimulation

Cryptocurrencies revolutionising the gaming industry

China mulls intensified legal action for international gambling operations

Malaysian police officers linked to illegal online gambling and money laundry face arrest

POGO tax rise sees influx of companies looking to move to Isle of Man

Latest GSMA report: a positive outlook for iGaming in Africa

Five arrested for allegedly running an IPL betting racket from GOA

GVC announces German sports betting licence approval

Two men behind 500.com bribery scandal handed suspended jail terms over Hokkaido IR prefecture scandal

UK casinos propose alcohol ban to avoid further closures

WHO hopes Philippines can provide more participants for COVID-19 vaccine solidarity trial

The funny thing about compliance

Goa seeks the return of Russian tourists to revive local economy

SiGMA Africa: Fostering iGaming in Sub-Saharan Africa

SkyCity Auckland Casino Resort: the first major gaming property to fully lift COVID-19 restrictions

Betting on Esports

The rise of ‘Compliance-ops’: Bridging the tech and compliance gap in iGaming

Pragmatic play travels to mystical realms in Emerald King

Win €10,000 Cash in BitStarz Halloween Level Up Adventure

DoH ready to host WHO solidarity trials for COVID-19 vaccine as requirements set by the international organization approved

Wazdan switches on new slot Telly ReelsTM

Norwegian regulator calls for complete rethink on rules relating to the sector

A review of the current state of decentralised finance as a subsector of the cryptocurrency market

Cambodia National Assembly nods draft casino law

Net profit of Naga World Holdings fell 52.33% in the first three quarters

Esports: Conflicts of interest by design

Successful casino restaurants: The recipe for a unique dining experience

Emerging technologies propelling the growth of gaming in Africa

Macau relaxes pandemic prevention measures in preparation for tourism boom during ‘Golden Week’

Brick and mortar casinos in Buenos Aires approved for online launch

Australia’s Crown Resorts suspend junket operations following public hearing

Japan mulls 6-12 month delay over Nagasaki IR timeline

A review of decentralised finance as an application of increasing importance of Blockchain technology

Isle of Man-based iGaming licensing specialist launches consultancy business

SiGMA Group announces winners for LatAm Digital Poker Tourney

Thailand takes tough measures to fight online gambling

What happens when we gamble to win?

The challenges of HR in esports

Federal judge orders no jail time for PokerStars founder

Pennsylvania online gambling revenues break new record high in August

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Dutch casinos introduce new COVID-19 curfew measures

Review of Central Bank-Issued Digital Currency (CBDC) as a vehicle for widespread adoption of digital assets

China sets up its first gambling rehab centre

IEC obtains provisional 3 month licence approved by PAGCOR

Understanding the opportunity in Asia

Okada Manila deploys robots for COVID property disinfection

Supported by local tourism, Genting Malaysia expects a turnaround in the fourth quarter

Live table games allowed to reopen at Alberta casinos, Canada

Philippines allocates $1.8m US for WHO solidarity vaccine trials

A deep dive into how problem gambling and addiction starts

Which states could legalise online gambling in 2021?

AGB Webinar Series: Winning The Future Chinese Tourist

Detroit casino revenues drop 42% for the month of August

South Korea lottery sales break record high of $2.2 billion USD in H1

Novomatic land-based sees 36% revenue decrease in H1

An open letter to EU cryptocurrency-related regulators, policy advisors and makers: Technology assurances are a must

Casino operator Genting Malaysia to inject $150 million to Empire Resorts

Suncity launches new office as a promotional base for Wakayama IR2.0 concept

(WATCH) What is responsible gambling?

Czech lawmakers to ban all slot machines in Prague

Elaine Wynn no longer intends to occupy seat on Wynn board

8 go-to casino destinations around the world

Air Macau to resume and increase mainland destinations from late September

COVID closure lifted at Paradise City, after staff testing

5 COVID-19 lessons: The difference between sports betting operators dying or thriving

India’s Andhra Pradesh makes online gambling illegal as a strict act against violators

19 immigration officers face prosecution over POGO scandal

New York casinos to reopen on September 9th at 25% maximum capacity

Crown’s jailed exec speaks publicly about his arrest for the first time in ILGA hearing

9 Chinese arrested in illegal online gambling bust

Ladbrokes faces EU probe over Belgium operations

Holland Casino turnover plunges 58.7%

Govt in Macau might suspend casino operations if COVID detected in venues

Macau casino gross gaming revenue sees 94.5% drop in August

MGM Resorts lays off 18,000 employees who were previously furloughed

PAGCOR extends deadline for envisioned Landing International IR development

South Korean lawmakers push for online horse bets

A big boom within the tourism industry in Rwanda

The MGA and Dutch Gambling Authority hopeful for greater cooperation after signing MoU

Esports Entertainment Group signs letter of intent to acquire EGL

Gambling initiatives in Nebraska excluded from November ballot

China unveils blacklist of overseas gambling destinations

Vietnam looks to amend decree that regulates gaming to facilitate more investments

Mozambique to reopen land-based casinos from September in bid to boost socio-economic activity

Sporttrade: Taking a step towards becoming America’s first regulated sports betting exchange

Father left unemployed by COVID-19 revealed as $5.8 million mystery lotto winner

Gambling.com delivers record performance in Q2 2020 Interim Report

Sun International to sell Sun Dreams to partner, ending dispute

Kangwon Land to close temporarily as government restrictions tighten

NLRC moves to end underage gambling in Nigeria

Singapore to relax travel restrictions from 1 September

Casino workers in Caleta Olivia Argentina fearing job loss over casino reclosing

Investment owner defrauds investors N179m, spending N139m on sports betting

Tabcorp announces AU$600 million entitlement offer to pay off bank debts and strengthen company’s balance sheet

Argentina edges closer to online sports betting as government unveils plan to grant Casino de Puerto Madero their own online sportsbook

Supreme court ruling bans Okada from returning to Universal board for 30 years

Casino Necochea in Argentina catches fire, motive still unclear

ACMA to block eight illegal offshore gambling websites

New Hengquin checkpoint opens integrating Macau to the island

Lagos Government proposing N200 million licence fee for lottery operators

Slow recovery in Macau visitation despite resumption of tourist IVS

Manila reverts to more relaxed lockdown measures

Mozambique revises gambling and land-based operations law in bid to attract investors

Casinos in England given green light to resume operations

Pixel partners with Groupe Partouche for Japan IR bid

City of Dreams Manila reports US$50 million loss in 2Q20

Senator Risa Hontiveros urges full investigation of Fontana Leisure Parks and Casino

Greece prohibits online slots ads

Bloomberry Resorts & Entertainment proceeds with its Solaire North expansion project in hopes of post pandemic recovery

Hyderabad police in India nab major Chinese online gambling ring

Department of Labor and Employment: less than 100 POGOs in operation during lockdown

Ukrainian President signs bill officially legalising gambling in Ukraine

[WATCH] COVID-19 leads to recent exponential growth in Esports

Ghana Gaming Commission proposes regulation of online gambling

Casino de Tandil could be the first to reopen in Buenos Aires

SiGMA Group appoints Sophie Crouzet as its new Chief Operating Officer

William Hill to permanently close 119 betting shops in the UK but will repay £24.5m furlough funds

Grand Korea Leisure Casino reports US$20 million loss in Q2

Plan to reopen casinos in Peru postponed

German FinTech Wirecard, processed payments via CenturionBet, a Mafia-linked online casino in Malta

Wynn Macau reports US$352 million loss in casino revenue for Q2

Macau imposes strict measures on Hong Kong visitors

Casinos in Salta Argentina evaluated for possible reopening

21 casinos request reopening in Cambodia

Macau eyes flights to US and Europe

Controversy over new bidding process for 12 casino operators in Chile

PAGCOR reports $48 million loss in 2Q20

Colombia to put into action pilot plans to reopen casinos and bingo halls

Casino Central Mar del Plata employees call for full payment of salaries

Legalisation of land-based casinos in Brazil given priority by the Ministry of Tourism

Casino de Tucumán in Argentina could reopen if security measures are met

Cape Verde: the future gaming hub of Africa

MGM Resorts International notifies staff of mass furloughs

Taiwan Sports Lottery launches Esports betting

Italian bookmakers face closure over unpaid taxes

Malaysia opens its doors to POGOs

Expected loss of MOP 1.412 billion for SJM Holdings

Municipalities in Chile face hardships due to closure of casino premises

Problem gambling in Africa

Taxman closing in on POGOs

Ciudad del Este casino workers in Paraguay call for reopening of casinos in protest

Be a Hero, make a difference with SiGMA Foundation

Visitation to Malaysia’s RWG recovers to more than 50% of pre-COVID levels

Buenos Aires lottery agencies on the road to recovery

Demand for sports betting on the rise as jobs are scarce in Congo

NagaWorld Casino in Cambodia is back to business

Casinos in Puerto Rico re-shutter as COVID-19 cases surge

Casinos in England set to reopen August 1

Macau reaches 2,000 tourists daily following quarantine relaxation measures

The gambling industry: South Africa Vs Ghana

Criminal charges laid against National Lotteries Commission in South Africa over hiding beneficiaries for two years

Suncity’s Tigre De Cristal casino in Russia granted reopening

Resorts World Sentosa announces layoff plans amid pandemic

Kenyan President signs bill lifting 20% excise tax imposed on betting companies

Manila to remain in General Community Quarantine until the end of month

No new cases reported in Macau for 108 consecutive days

Surge in the number of visitors after San Juan casinos reopened

Kenya’s Casinos on the path to recovery as tourism reopens on August 1st

Gamblers in Macau to provide nucleic acid detection test results before entering casinos

Cambodia to introduce new gaming law including 7% tax on gross gaming revenue

Pachinko Parlors May revenue plummeted to 77.5% year-on-year

Mark Six lottery, held in Hong Kong since 1975, still postponed due to the third wave of outbreaks

Rappi Apuestas to connect thousands of players in Colombia with authorised bookmakers

San Juan Casino Trade Union contested the concession given to only one gaming operator in the region

Indian Esports Nodwin Gaming breaks new ground for Esports market in Africa

Duterte will spare no effort to get the Philippines out of COVID-19

iGaming Trails by the SiGMA Foundation

Philippines Bureau of Internal Revenue relaxes taxation on POGOs

CAOLAB request resumption of official lottery agencies in Buenos Aires

Macau Golden Group to permanently shutter 3 VIP clubs by the end of the month

Melco Resorts requests another extension on Studio City phase 2 completion deadline

South African Caesar’s Emerald Casino reopens

Puerto Rico reopens Casinos witnessing exponential increase in number of visitors

Controversy over the latest SCJ decision prohibiting Chilean online casino games

500.com might face New York Stock Exchange suspension over failure to submit 2019 annual report

Crown Resorts remain shut as Melbourne re-enters stage 3 lockdown

Philippine gaming company LRWC records revenue drop in 1Q

Streaming Platform Twitch is reportedly being sued $25 million for explicit content

Gaming company Century Entertainment International relocates its casino operations to the Ming Guan Hotel in the wake of COVID-19

Suncity Group advances $30M to Gold Yield Enterprises for Hoiana IR Development

Cambodia’s NagaWorld to reopen on July 8

Betwinner reinforces its brand with Roberto Carlos as an ambassador

The gaming sector in Colombia awaits endorsement by the Ministry of Health to return to activities

Holland Casino reopens all of its venues to the public

MGC drafts stricter health and safety protocols for Massachusetts casinos set to reopen this July

Horse Racing income in Brazil plummets after the pandemic

LatAm gaming industry expected to grow 10.3% in 2020

Pay4Fun teams up with Sportsbet.io for Brazilian customers

Sazka finalises deal for Novomatic Casino Austria shares

PAGCOR issues public warning to public on scams and fraud

Colombian gaming employees sign petition for the reopening of gaming premises

Century Entertainment reports 25% fall in revenue

Duterte extends Metro Manila quarantine until July 15

One of the largest casino club operators in Latin America launches Zitro Games in its online portfolio

China’s British-themed integrated resort, The Londoner Macao, to be completed by September

PAGCOR reports 13.6% drop in Philippine casinos gross gaming revenue

Casinos in Singapore set to reopen on 1 July

Junket boss confirms suspension of junket VIP rooms and job layoffs in Macau

Two booming gaming markets: Brazil & Colombia

Chile’s casino sector up in arms over details in ‘postponed’ operating permits

Established iGaming companies registered in the Philippines transform their payment solutions to digital currency

Any POGO failing to settle outstanding debts in taxes would not be allowed to reopen

Soft2Bet expands its footprint into Brazilian territory

China confiscates $32.4 billion in illegal gambling

Good news for sports betting: Brazilian football returns to the pitch

Sun City Group announces soft opening for Hoiana integrated resort on June 28

Vietnam adds FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup to their legal betting list of football tournaments

POGOs must pay 5% franchise tax

UK PM confirms casinos are excluded from lockdown relaxation measures

eSports audience grows in Brazil with the vertical increasing revenue in the national market

Atlantis Paradise Resort set to reopen on July 7

RP Darmstadt looks to develop transitional gambling regulations in Germany

Sun City Group to build a comprehensive entertainment resort in the Philippines

New Jersey reopens Atlantic City Casinos on July 2

Emerald Bay Resort and Casino opening pushed back to 2022

Brazilian Minister of Economy signs a favorable resolution to privatise sports betting

Casino operations halt in Cambodia : liquidity of Naga World can still support 18 months of operating expenses

Ceasars Entertainment reports 58% drop in revenues

11 POGOs to resume operations after being given the go ahead by PAGCOR

Illinois sports betting market is back

Manila: IEC prepares casino application for PAGCOR license

Singapore’s Marina Bay and Resorts World to reopen

The iGaming industry seeks the opportunity to legalise Chile’s online gambling

Existing laws prevent the government from collecting franchise taxes from POGOs

The end of Genting UK land-based operations

Resorts World Genting to reopen on Friday

Gambling whistleblowers eligible for rewards in China

How to boost Brazil’s economy by legalising gambling

AGA urges lawmakers to open up casinos and use digital payment methods

INDIA: GOA Casino Director requests financial aid from New Delhi officials

UK’s betting and gaming council to spend £100m to tackle problem gambling

Macau launches subsidy scheme to revive tourism economy

[WATCH] Affiliate and junket traffic, influencer marketing and beyond borders | SiGMA Asia (Digital)

Pragmatic Play expands its footprint in Latin America

Malaysia Genting group to apply for Irish iGaming license

Online sports betting businesses to resume operations in Singapore

A metamorphosis for Suncity

Manila could see a new IR as IEC prepares to issue request to PAGCOR

Pandemic resumption plan: Illinois regulators issue reopening guidelines

With no boxing events to bet on, this is the naked truth on how UFC fans are keeping entertained

Bulgarian politician introduces legislation that would restrict land-based gaming operations

PAGCOR hopes to collect at least Php 2.5 billion from POGOs until the end of this year

How has the closure of Atlantic City casinos impacted New Jersey online casino revenue?

Incentive Games products are the new headline acts

With suspended operations in Malaysia underground casinos look for other alternatives

PAGCOR employees to report back to work

Osaka IR Casino launch date delayed to 2028

Okada Manila awaits green light to reopen

Hipódromoe Racetrack in Buenos Aires Argentina to reopen

Unregistered POGO firm busted, 151 arrested

Casino group Enjoy seeks funding from government after reported loss of US$13.3m this quarter

PAGCOR files application for the resumption of casino operations

Adult entertainment and betting: Can these dual markets fuse together?

No sports betting license to pilot international football betting activity issued yet in Vietnam

Japan’s Wakayama Prefecture extends deadline for IR casino partner

Las Vegas Casinos to reopen on Thursday

Bangladesh bank heist: Bloombery resorts sued in bid to recover $81 million stolen

King Billy Casino acquires MGA License

Project Restart: Football is back!

Gaming revenues in Malta to drop 12% this year amid COVID-19

Incredible India: Amazing growth prospects for iGaming!

Kangwon casino to remain shuttered after spike in COVID-19 cases

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The eSports boom!

Okada Manila lays off 1000 of its workforce

Genting Malaysia expected to cut jobs in midst of virus pandemic

Land-based Grand Casino Luzern benefits from online gaming license during COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 on the Colombian iGaming market

Sex dolls fill the hole left by sporting spectators as stadiums struggle to pack empty seats

Aristocrat sees a staggering 19% growth in digital revenue

Sands China Ltd. Invests €2 billion in casino reconstruction

Creativity and Innovation Driving Success for a Wave of New Slot Studios

Uruguay’s Casinos del Estado finalises protocol to reopen all of its gaming floors

Tables have turned for Kangwon land in South Korea

Gambling Affiliate Brand Betadvisor secures New Jersey License

Malta’s gradual return to normality heralds good news for the events industry

POGOs are contributing billions to Philippine economy

Stranded Filipino workers in Macau thrown lifeline as Melco Resorts steps in

Aristocrat Leisure seeks to strengthen the group’s liquidity with US$500 million term loan

Casinos remain closed as Laos eases lockdown measures

Suncity Group certified to operate US$4-billion Hoiana IR Project in Vietnam

Melco Resorts & Entertainment donates 500,000 masks to further assist in COVID-19 combat

NOGO for illegal offshore gaming operations as Philippine police arrest 265

Yggdrasil pens new deals as it expands its commercial footprint

UK gambling commission introduces tighter measures to guarantee player safety

The Royal Villas Halong Casino in Vietnam reopens its doors

Las Vegas Sands drops out of Japan IR bid

Macau’s gaming regulator director steps down

Economic activity plunges as Metro Manila extends lockdown

Taxes closing in on POGOs

Chinese lottery sales halfway down the road to recovery

Corona Resort and Casino in Vietnam announces grand re-opening

70% of Japanese ex-gamblers would use COVID-19 subsidies to feed gambling addictions

Michigan looks to online gambling for new ways of revenue

No tax holiday for POGOs

Malaysia’s Genting Resort extends closure despite eased restrictions

Nagaworld Casino in Cambodia reveals new Naga 3 building

The gloves are off: Wakayama Prefecture’s IR Casino Licence quest down to just two bidders

SJM reports net loss of HK $ 409 million in Q1

Philippine congressman urges PAGCOR to issue iGaming employment permit

New Zealand gaming industry ready to start up again

Bloomberry’s Solaire to test all employees for Covid-19

Finland issues decree drastically reducing loss limits for online casino services

Number of visitors in Macau tumbled 94% in March

Casino operators race to win integrated resort bidding in Tokyo

Philippine Senator submits senate resolution to prohibit the resumption of online gambling operations

Staggering 50% revenue drop in first quarter for PAGCOR

Aristocrat laying off staff and implementing pay cuts within its land-based operations

Taiwanese iGaming tycoon suspected of laundering €114 million

Local Manila businesses unite to aid in food donations during COVID-19

Will this pandemic be the tipping point for online gambling in Africa?

Philippine lawmakers oppose POGO resumption

eNASCAR race betting gets green flag

‘ElkY’ unveiled as newest GGPoker ambassador

GGPoker and WSOP Collaborate on WSOP Super Circuit Online Series

Unchartered territory: embracing iGaming in Macau

Esports gambling revenue set to double in 2020

A first by the Nevada gaming regulator; esports betting approved!

Australia’s Crown Resorts lays off 95% of its workforce due to COVID-19

POGOs to resume operations after lockdown

Mr Gamble expands affiliate operations to UK and Canada

To privatise or not? COVID-19 puts PACGOR under the spotlight

Traffic Puma Ltd targets U.S with Americasino.com

Melco donates half a million masks in bid to slow the spread of COVID-19

BF Games to debut in Lithuania with Uniclub Casino deal

China intensifies efforts against illegal online gambling

British advertising watchdog asks public to report gambling ads with COVID-19 reference

Casino tycoons net worth plummets

The iGaming industry strengthens Spain’s economy amid COVID-19 job crisis

MGA Games and LatamWin to launch a content partnership

Converting Team launches new platform with a wider-range of verticals and offers

Fugaso take it to the max with Max Entertainment

Celebrate BitStarz’ Birthday and Win a Tesla Model 3!

Singapore prepares overhaul of gambling regulations

CEO of Bet365 donates £10m to NHS

Working remotely has Carousel Group staff recreating masterpieces

Casinos in Russia extend lockdown indefinitely

The changing face of Age Verification in Online Gambling

Virtual horse race raises £2.6m for UK charities

Macau protests to lift IVS freeze on Beijing and continue casino operations

Duterte mulls extended lockdown in Philippines

Issuing of gambling licenses in Germany halted by court order

Gaming supplier FBM makes donation in effort to help with the Covid-19 fight

Arrow&Square offers COVID 19 advice for iGaming B2B comms

Virtual Grand National profits to be donated to NHS

R. Franco donates an initial 13,000 masks in Spain’s fight against Covid-19

Macau is fighting with an 80 % drop in casino revenues

Betsoft secures presence in Colombia’s market with Rivalo

Maxima Compliance appoints Dafydd Williams to head up business development

AllSported provides the solution to international racing pricing

Breeze to victory with Lightning Box’s Blown Away

Relax Gaming releases third game in Tumble series with explosive TNT Tumble

Set off on a wild adventure with Traveling Treasures Brazil

Pragmatic Play and Leo Vegas announce bingo deal

Lara Jones returns in a new quest to win ancient Egyptian treasures

COVID-19: Crypto-community steps up

BETZEST goes live with leading Casino provider Pragmatic Play

HK’s Suncity Group gets Approval for Philippine Casino

Triple Cherry scores significant content partnership with 1xBet

Raketech confident that COVID-19 will have no substantial negative effects on the iGaming industry

Assistance for Small Businesses Affected by Covid-19

Tokyo 2020 postponed to 2021 over COVID-19 outbreak

Sweden’s ATG sets mandatory casino loss limits

Surviving COVID-19: Malta and Manila react

Mobile percentage of global iGaming gross wins on record high

PAGCOR fights for Filipino workers

PAGCOR insists on work-from-home arrangements for POGOs

Online gaming platforms in India see strong traction

Pragmatic Play unveils widely popular baccarat and other live casino games

Red Tiger live with Svenska Spel Sport & Casino

SlotCatalog introduces coverage of four new casino markets

Pronet Gaming boosts virtual offering with Kiron deal

Pragmatic Play hits the disco floor with Dance Party

POGOs not allowed to operate during Luzon lockdown

Staying on top of your game while working remotely

Enteractive partners with Slotty Vegas operator Max Entertainment

Playson inks deal with Singular

iSoftBet signs major slot deal with Digitain

IMG ARENA scores long term partnership with European Volleyball Confederation

Iforium bolsters casino catalogue with first real-money DWG slots

PAGCOR suspends operation of casinos in Metro Manila

SPiCE India 2020 postponed after new Indian Government advisory and travel ban

Evoplay Entertainment unearths ancient fortune in Rise of Horus

SiGMA Group postpones Malta networking event

Blockchain gaming just got better, FunFair launches new 3rd-party title

Edenberg Design AB and Rednex Ltd has struck partnership agreement with Green Jade Games

New iGaming Affiliate Costa Media Raises Seed Funding from GBV and Dreamworx

SuprNation takes player engagement to the next level with FAST TRACK CRM

Pragmatic play signs partnership with Pomadorro

Blueribbon teams up with Soft2bet

Habanero continues LatAm expansion with Betjuego

SkillOnNet to launch machine learning Safer Gambling tool across all brands

Greentube supplies platform behind Starvegas.ch by Casino Interlaken

Amelco successfully delivers software supporting the Hong Kong Jockey Club

Red Tiger games live with Glitnor

PAGCOR considering shutting down POGOs if illegalities persist

Aspire Global has appointed Jesper Kärrbrink as chairman of Pariplay

Natalya Ovchinnikova joins NetGaming

Barbarian Fury by Nolimit City has been unleashed

iSoftBet saddles up ahead of Cheltenham with Racetrack Riches Megaboard launch

BlueRibbon Software receives its Class 2 Gaming License in Romania

NetEnt games live with Betfred

Vaix.ai will offer an Artificial Intelligence (AI) model through OpenSports

Push Gaming scores with STS Bet partnership

Habanero ready to showcase action-packed adventure with Loony Blox

Gaming Innovation Group and PokerStars join forces

Banish those frosty winter nights with Playson’s Sunny Fruits

Realistic Games launches Game Changer to network

Relax Gaming signs Powered By deal with G.Games

Red Tiger bows down to the sun god in Wings of Ra

Swintt white labels First Look Game’s platform

Online casino platform provider to power Slingo.com

Big Time Gaming’s Royal Mint Megaways launches network wide

New gaming show in Latin America in 2021

Join the carnival with Yggdrasil’s Brazil Bomba

Blueprint Gaming flies high with Mighty Griffin Megaways

Metric Gaming provides Sportsbook to Campeón Gaming Partners

GIG approved for Pennsylvania launch

ThunderSpin pens deal with Salsa Technology

Red Tiger slots and Jackpots now available at BoyleSports

Evoplay Entertainment brings Vegas to life with Rich Reels series

IMG ARENA gets NHL streaming deal

Relax Gaming to go live with Ninja Casino

Salsa Technology secures content partnership with Gamshy

High 5 Games strikes global partnership with bet365

PlayJango to launch on the powerful SkillOnNet platform

Kindred supports Women in Racing

Hacksaw Gaming sign with Twin

Zimbabwe look to Malta for insight on gambling regulation

ORYX Gaming hails success with Pragmatic Play

Push Gaming releases the latest blockbuster online slot, Joker Troupe

Developer and game aggregator join forces in wide-reaching content distribution deal

1X2 Network joined forces with White Hat Gaming

Playson continues European expansion with 888casino partnership

Hacksaw Gaming live at Kindred

Betzest goes live with payment provider ecoPayz

The future of recruitment

Pragmatic play live casino portfolio available with Playfortuna

Yggdrasil joins Swedish Gambling Association (SPER)

Anarchy ensues thanks to Nolimit’s Punk Rocker xWay

LeoVegas CFO commits future to Malta

Staying one step ahead of the game

Effective communication as the key factor to success

Botemanía to release the game Chiquito by MGA Games

Realtime marketing-tech and analytics platform launched by Intelitics

Philippines gaming industry on the rise

Creating a balance between the entertainment and the business verticals

Pay N play method aims to innovate the iGaming industry