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AC Milan reveals first Asian regional partner

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Italian football giants AC Milan has announced a new sponsorship deal with Vwin, which marks the clubs first regional partner in Asia. The Philippine licensed Asian online betting firm has signed a multi year official partnership with the Serie A side, and are set to work with the club in Asian regions to launch customised marketing campaigns. It has also …

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Clarion confirms 91 first time exhibitors for ICE 2017

Clarion Events has confirmed that a total of 91 gaming organisations from across 34 nations will be exhibiting at ICE for the first time in February 2017. Kate Chambers, Managing Director of Clarion’s gaming division, has described the large number of first time exhibitors as the ‘X Factor’ in the success story of the industry’s biggest B2B gaming event. For first …

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BetConstruct targets Asian development with new Taiwan office

Software development company BetConstruct has moved closer to its existing and future partners in Asia by opening a new office in Taichung, Taiwan. BetConstruct has been working in the region for a few years already, and had targeted the opening of a new office as part of its overall Asian market development plan. The decision to open the new office …

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South Korean pitcher charged with manipulating baseball games

South Korean prosecutors have charged Lee Tae Yang, a pitcher for NC Dinos in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), with manipulating games for gambling purposes. He is facing a lifetime ban from the KBO, which would also prevent him from playing professionally in the US, Japan or Taiwan. It has been alleged that Yang deliberately allowed first-innings walks and runs …

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Taiwan’s CIB shuts down major gambling ring

As reported by Focus Taiwan, the Criminal Bureau of Investigation (CIB) in Taiwan has announced that it has busted the largest online gambling operation in its history. Over $60.4m (£40.8m) was seized, and a 35-year-old man called Kao Hung-yu (高宏宇) was arrested along with 52 other suspects.  Kao is believed to be the mastermind of the gambling ring, and has …

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Taiwan moves forward to classify eSports as an official sport

Despite its size Taiwan is a notable force in the world of eSports. The current hope is that the country becomes the sixth nation worldwide to recognise competitive gaming as an official sport. Government officials met with board members from the Taiwan eSports sector to further discuss moves in this regard last week’s proposals. eSports would be classified as an ‘indoor …

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Online experts lined up for Macao Gaming Summit

Organisers of the upcoming Macao Gaming Summit, which takes place alongside the Macao Gaming Show at the Ventian Macao, have confirmed a speaker line-up consisting of many of the leading authorities on gaming in Asia. The 2014 Summit, whose theme is ‘Asian Gaming: Looking beyond the Horizon’, will feature a hand-picked line-up of speakers all of whom have a detailed …

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