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Tag: hainan

Esports fund promised for Hainan amid gambling hype

Esports Hainan
June began with what appeared to be the repeal of 14 pieces of legislation in Hainan - among them the long-rumoured end to its gambling ban.

Hainan court ruling signals return of ‘cashless casinos’

In a second bid to draw tourists from the mainland, Hainan is again being armed with gaming propositions, from sports betting to online lotteries – and the likely return of ‘entertainment gaming.’   Wide scale gambling reforms aimed at stimulating Hainan’s economy could see “cashless casinos” reopen on the island as soon as this year. Media outlets focused on a document published...

A worthy opponent? Hainan Island could rival Macau in Chinese market

Chinese territory Hainan Island could see online gaming, lottery or sports betting legalised in a bid by President Xi Jinping to increase tourism.   The Island, known as China’s Hawaii, may be chosen to host the activities according to reports following a 2 February address in Beijing by Foreign Minister Wang Yi on “presenting Hainan province”. Macau, currently China’s only legal gambling...