YouTube is offering Shoppable Links on its streaming services
YouTube is launching shoppable links on its streaming services to try and encourage westerners. It offers streamers a chance to tag something they are showcasing, and it offers watchers a chance to buy what they’re showing. A link in the stream will take watchers to the product details and a target website where they can buy it.
Cambodia’s illegal gambling crackdown sees more than 10,000 venues raided
Cambodia police have raided more than 10,000 suspected illegal gambling establishments and taken legal action against 127 of them. The raids had taken place over a month following a recent order from Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen to crack down on all forms of illegal gambling.
Brazil iGaming market report: A sleeping giant is about to wake
Most gambling activities are currently illegal in Brazil, but attitudes towards it have changed as Brazil’s political climate has changed. The nation has everything it needs to become a global leader in iGaming, with sports betting becoming legal (but not yet liberalized) in 2018, and new regulations coming soon.
Amazon launches cloud infrastructure region in Thailand
New AWS Asia Pacific (Bangkok) region will consist of three availability zones, adding to the existing 87 availability zones across 27 geographic regions. It said globally, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced plans for 24 more availability zones across eight more AWS Regions in Australia, Canada, India, Israel, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand.
Mastercard brings crypto trading capabilities to banks
Mastercard introduces Crypto SourceTM, a new program to enable financial institutions to bring secure crypto trading capabilities and services to their customers.
Gambling Commission intends to trial single customer view
The feature will give operators detailed information about individual player activity across all betting platforms, in a way that the Commission asserts will keep customer data safe. The system will allow operators to more easily identify players who are displaying signs of problem gambling, such as losing large amounts of money and put steps in place to ensure that players are protected.