China

China reiterates nationwide cryptocurrency prohibition

The central bank for China has reportedly issued an official statement in order to remind citizens that it remains illegal to conduct transactions using a digital currency or engage in any form of cryptocurrenc...

China records significant increase in prosecutions of gambling-related crimes

In China and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate has reportedly announced that it prosecuted 46,575 people over the course of the first six months of 2021 for gambling-related crimes. According to a report fr...

PokerStars announces iGaming exit from China, Macau and Taiwan

As part of an ongoing effort to improve its compliance standards, giant online casino and sportsbetting operator Flutter Entertainment has reportedly announced the exit of its PokerStars iGaming brand from Chin...