The maximum penalty for those who gamble illegally will be increased 20-fold from RM5,000 (£943/$1,084/$1,193) to RM100,000. In addition, where previously there was no minimum sentence for gambling under the Common Gaming Houses Act of 1953, it will now carry a jail term of no less than six months.
Youth Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman aims to standardise electronic sports (eSports) cafe licensing under the eSports Blueprint set to launch in early November.
From Kuala Lumpur, the lantern carrying the flame will be brought to the Philippines, kicking off the torch run activities to be held in various parts of the country, namely in Davao City, Cebu City and Clark.
We’re used to the concept of having tuition for our classes back when we were studying but did you know that there are now tuition sessions for gamers too? That’s right, Malaysian esports team Geek Fam has announced their new programme known as Geek Academy.
Capitalising on the fact that people tend to use the same login details across multiple websites, hackers hope the stolen usernames and passwords they have acquired for one website can then be used on other platforms.
This year, the famously pro-esports CEO has decided to make another incredibly generous contribution to the development of esports in the region by pledging S$10 Million to esports and gaming in Singapore.
918Kiss one of Malaysia’s most popular games was previously known as SCR888 or just simply SCR. They were popular because their games were supported on both Apple and Android and didn’t require a fast connection to play.
Former chief minister Yong Teck Lee warned that a total ban on all licensed slot machines will only encourage illegal slot machine operators if the government failed to plan what to do about the overall gambling problem in Sabah.
The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) announced that it is working with MDEC to establish a new Digital Content Ecosystem (DICE)
The Immigration Department of Malaysia has busted an online gambling syndicate run by Chinese nationals following raids at four residences.