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AESF Partners with Coventry University UK

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The Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) has signed an official memorandum which sees them officially collaborating and working together with Coventry University.

Following a meeting with representatives from Coventry University, both parties have agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This MOU focuses on four vital aspects, which include a series of planned Webinars, as well as industry research collaboration on topics of interests and Esports governance.

“I would like to celebrate this close relationship we are forming with Coventry University, one of the UK’s most esteemed educational institutions. Not only does it benefit the AESF and our member associations, but it also opens the doors to many more potential partnerships from academia going forward,” Kenneth Fok, president of AESF, said.

“This will not only be beneficial to our athletes but also various stakeholders in this industry. We look forward to supporting our Esports community as well as future talents for their growth and further development in collaboration with Coventry University,” He added.

The AESF and Coventry University will also be looking to create more student experiences, including potential internship programmes and the production of case studies on Esports. The meeting between both parties discussed more opportunities for course development, which includes introductory sessions on Esports and support in the development of course topics for the curriculum.

“Coventry University’s expertise in sports management and business studies will help further support our Member Associations, players, and officials in developing content around the education of Esports. This collaboration not only signifies AESF’s continuous effort in supporting this industry, but it also reflects Coventry University’s dedication and commitment to adapting and keeping up with the times,” Sebastian Lau, Director General of AESF, said.

“We are delighted to have reached this key milestone in developing this crucial partnership for the university. We understand the importance of esports globally and in Asia particularly and are delighted at the opportunity to work with the AESF to support the athletes, players, officials and associations who make up this vibrant community as it continues its rapid growth and innovation,” David Pilsbury, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University, said.

“We are proud to lay down the foundation of a long-lasting partnership with the AESF, that offers tremendous opportunities in terms of students’ experience. This agreement will also foster the development of impactful, multi-disciplinary research on this fast-changing and growing sector,” Simon Gérard, Course Director, MSc Sport Management, said.

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Asia’s Gambling Hub Reopens for Business

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Macau, the gambling hub of Asia, has taken its first steps on the road to recovery as the casino capital starts issuing tourist visas again.

Visas for both individuals and group tours from mainland China will be restored in phases. Macau, like Hong Kong, is a special administrative region (SAR) of China. Authorities did not say when visas will be made available to tourists wanting to travel to Macau from outside China.

Macau’s neighbour Zhuhai is the first mainland city to be issued tourist visas. The opportunity will gradually be rolled out to the rest of the country during August and September, according to a statement from China’s National Immigration Administration.

On top of the re-issuing of visas, the two-week quarantine imposed on Macau travellers upon their return to mainland China was lifted across the country.

Macau’s economy is heavily reliant on the tourism and gaming industry. Visitors from mainland China make up more than 90% of Macau’s tourists, which is home to major casino operators including Sands, Wynn, Galaxy and MGM.

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APE Launches Summer Internship Program for Macau Local College and University for Three Years in a Row

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Asia Pioneer Entertainment Holdings Limited, with its subsidiaries collectively referred as the is pleased to announce its paid summer internship program for three years in a row has been launched from June to August, 2020. The partnership with Macao Polytechnic Institute of this year provides motivated students the opportunity for learning knowledges and skills about the operation of gaming industry.

Under the impact of Covid-19, APE insists to conduct the internship to provide chances of accumulating working experience to the student who are interested in gaming industry. The intern of this year is from the Bachelor of Business Administration in Gaming and Recreation Management of Macao Polytechnic Institute. The intern could obtain diversified knowledges by working in different departments including Administration & Human Resources Department, Consultancy and Technical Sales Department, Technical Department, etc. Interns who complete the program with outstanding results will have priority to receive a chance to become APE full-time employees.

“We are grateful to launch the summer internship program again. In view of the success of the past programs, we believe that students can earn meaningful and valuable experience by training their hands-on skills in workplace, such as teamwork, communication, problem solving, etc.” said Mr. Herman Ng, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of APE.

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TVBET expands its Indian presence in partnering with Betskey

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The leading provider of live games TVBET announces its new cooperation deal with the Indian sportsbook Betskey. Here, the company does not hide its desire to scale up its partner network across the globe.

The list of TV games by TVBET, including the worldwide hits Keno, Poker, 1Bet, Joker, and Lucky 6 is now presented to large-scale India’s gaming players. The B2B provider looked forward to close cooperation with the Betskey team to strengthen its market presence in Asia. At present, the games are available at the operator’s website, section “Tv Bet”.

Betskey is the India-based sportsbook operator that offers a huge variety of products for local gamblers. Its suite consists of the sporting events with in-play betting options, as well as the casino offering. Since the launch in 2019, the young company has gained recognition on the market, and it’s on the rise.

Peter Korpusenko, CEO TVBET: “The growing interest to TVBET’s broadcast products in Asia is a good sign for our company because it means we’re doing everything in our global promotion correctly. Cooperation with Betskey is very valuable for us. In terms of development, we’ve been able to lay the groundwork for more effective coordination in Asia region”.

Ishita Gandhi, VP at Betskey: “We are delighted to partner with TVBET, a fastest growing company committed to building robust products. We are very excited to roll out this partnership on many online platforms globally and deliver a rich experience to our customers worldwide”.

Thanks to its great expertise in the niche of live TV games, an increasing number of market participants choose TVBET, thus giving preference to flawless streaming and comprehensive promo functionality.

 

About TVBET:
TVBET is a world’s leading provider of live-games offering a fully customizable games’ integration for bookmakers and casinos in order to support their growth and development in a competitive market. Since its launch in 2016, TVBET’s major idea is to create and then maintain a top-shelf and up-to-date content for partners that will literally «glue» any player to their computer’s, tv’s or smartphone’s screen. Operators crew of TVBET are diligently conducting the technical aspect to pursue a high-quality «picture» and sound of broadcasting, while charming hosts make every player stay interested in the continuation of the game as long as possible. TVBET products are certified by GLI which confirms randomness of the results. Currently, the award-winning provider operates 11 unique live-games available worldwide 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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