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This edition of VIXIO GamblingCompliance's Outlook provides high-level intelligence and forecasts for the Asian online gambling market, as it navigates ongoing damage, dislocation and opportunity from the coronavirus pandemic, and as major emerging markets including Japan and India balance forces supporting prohibition or liberalisation.
This outlook report includes:
This in-depth report provides insight into the size, structure and growth of eight key lottery and betting markets in the Asia-Pacific region, containing analysis, updated as new information becomes available, of sector themes and key jurisdictional and macro developments.
The sale of online lottery tickets remains prohibited until the implementation of an appropriate regulatory framework to coordinate and monitor online lottery sales. Meanwhile, there are plans for the government to establish gambling activities in Hainan Province; however, the scope of this is not yet clear. Furthermore, a ban on social gaming versions of online poker will be enforced from June 2018.
China's lottery industry is growing as fast as Macau's casino market and is on course to supplant the United States as the world’s largest lottery market within two years.