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Even back in 1999, Macau had online betting?

The regulation of virtual and remote services is becoming increasingly relevant. When entering a new country, one must consider if there is licensing available. Is it clear, precise, and relevant? Does it allow for my products and services, or is it more specific? Every country faces this issue, and those that don't offer any form of licensing are referred to as gray markets. In these cases, we tend to use licenses from places like Curacao or Malta. These jurisdictions don't regulate individual countries, but rather set up a regulation and a portal for compliance. If you have a license with them, they won't allow you to advertise that you're regulated by them. However, some countries will simply say, go there if you want to, it's your choice.

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Even back in 1999, Macau had online betting?

A lot of these countries are in Asia. While China claims to have legislation to prevent online gaming, many companies argue that it's unclear. Therefore, it's considered a gray market. Countries like Australia, where online gaming is clearly prohibited, are considered black markets. You can do sports betting there, but you can't offer our products. That doesn't mean they're not available in these countries. There are ways to mitigate these risks.

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Which other countries in Asia are considered white?

There aren't really any. The biggest market is China. India could be considered part of Asia, and it's a huge market, but there are currently many clampdowns and arrests happening there. Japan is a very lucrative market with some form of regulation, but not the type that generates revenue for these operators. Known operators are present there. Then you have South Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, and others. These countries are not regulated.

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