Chinese poker springs to life as Chen Qin wins the largest ever poker tournament to be held outside of the USA: APPT Beijing Millions.
China's sports lottery sales spike 83% in June thanks to World Cup wagering; Taiwan sports lottery new single-day record on World Cup final.
Both official Asian sports lottery sales and illegal betting arrests spike as 2014 FIFA World Cup draws to a close.
Vietnamese authorities bust biggest online World Cup wagering ring; internet fame whore Guo Meimei busted after bragging about online bets.
Vietnam busts sports betting rings tied to M88.com, bóng88.com; Shanghai arrests 32 and Guangdong sentences 68 for online gambling.
Taiwan Sports Lottery sales up 38% thanks to World Cup wagering; over one-third of Hong Kong Jockey Club sports bettors are under legal age.
More World Cup betting arrests in Singapore and Cambodia; Shanghai student loses $161 on World Cup bets, fakes own kidnapping to cover loss.
Peking University says Chinese punters wager over $96b/year on international online betting sites; more busts in Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand
How is this possible if gambling is illegal in Japan? The answer is an eye-roller, beyond silly, but implications of it are very important
China's insurance regulator warns firms to stop issuing 'World Cup regret' policies that cover bettors who back the wrong football team.