Emerging Market Trends for iGaming Worldwide

The online gaming business is progressively moving into markets around the world, changing the model of the gambling industry as many consumers turn to the Internet to bet on sports, gamble on slots or play cards.

Malta: The European Hub for iGaming Industry

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Malta became a member of the EU in May 2004. This played a very important role in attracting remote gaming operators to Malta. With the present uncertainties of operating online and facing restrictions by national authorities, being established in Malta results in operators benefiting from the freedom of establishment and the freedom provide cross-border services within the EU.

Growth of iGaming Industry in Asia

Across the Asia, with exception to Japan, the iGaming market continues to experience a steady, healthy growth in the previous year of 2014. With this, experts estimate that the revenue coming from this region can reach up to US$30.39 billion in 2018 at a compound annual growth rate of 18.53%.

iGaming Industry in the Philippines

iGaming in the Philippines: E-games casino in Makati City / photo from egamescasino.ph

iGaming in the Philippines: E-games casino in Makati City / photo from egamescasino.ph

A Philippine gaming license is considered a valuable one. This is due to the fact that The Philippines is the only country in Asia to license online casinos.

Betting in Online Casino Games for Malaysians

 

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Malaysia is one of the countries in South East Asia that legalizes gambling, except for online casino games. In fact, there are four cities in the country that has legal gambling facilities. Malaysia is home to a single casino, three turf clubs, and numerous off track betting facilities. The casino, Resorts World Genting, is one of the ten biggest casinos in the world.

Philippines, the Next Best Local Casino Industry for the Chinese

The City of Dreams Manila by night. One of the largest local casinos in the country.
The City of Dreams Manila by night. One of the largest local casinos in the country.

Despite the sharp drop in revenue in mainland China, experts remain positive towards the growth of the local casino industry this year. Earlier this year, gaming income across the country dropped sharply due to the nationwide alert against corruption by the Chinese government.