Southeast Asia moves to cool lucrative online gambling industries amid China clampdown
Southeast Asian countries are moving against their lucrative online gambling industries as Beijing clamps down on a practice that has ballooned due to demand from its own citizens.Weeks after China lashed out at the Philippines for encouraging offshore gambling – which it said targets Chinese customers and causes the illegal outflow of hundreds of millions of yuan – the Philippine gaming regulator said on Monday it would stop accepting applications for new online gaming operations at least…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Southeast Asia moves to cool lucrative online gambling industries amid China clampdown, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you
Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Monday, 19 August
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