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Surge of illegal football betting in Hong Kong ahead of Euro 2024

The Hong Kong police have issued a warning regarding a surge in illegal football betting ahead of the upcoming UEFA European Football Championship, known as the Euro 2024. 

Chinese police crackdown on illegal Euro 2024 gambling operations

As football fans around the world revel in the excitement of the UEFA European Championship (Euro 2024), Chinese authorities have been busy disrupting a wave of illicit online gambling activities related to the tournament.

Police dismantle $125M cross-border illegal sports betting case, arrest 93 

Police from Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macau have jointly dismantled a cross-border illegal gambling syndicate, resulting in the arrest of 93 individuals.

APAC interest on UEFA Euro 2024 football championship among highest globally: Report

Interest in the UEFA Euro 2024 is considerably high globally, with Africa and the Asia-Pacific region standing out in their interest for broadcasts of the competition, the latest TGM Global Euro Report 2024 shows.

Hong Kong police arrest almost 60 people in illegal sports betting crackdown

Hong Kong police have arrested almost 60 people in a crackdown on illegal online gambling websites that have taken $58.9 million in bets on football, horse racing, and card games since the start of 2024.

Global expansion of illegal horse racing betting platform Citibet a threat to the sport’s integrity: ARF Council

Illegal horse racing betting exchange Citibet has significantly expanded its potential market through technological advancements, enabling its presence on thousands of third-party illegal betting websites worldwide and exacerbating corruption and money laundering risks, a report by the Asian Racing Federation Council (ARF) shows.

Hong Kong Jockey Club open to NBA betting if gov’t approves: CE

The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, has expressed openness to catering to NBA betting if permitted by authorities, contingent upon governmental decisions.

Hong Kong Jockey Club asks gov’t for more betting options to be allowed

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has proposed to the SAR government that it should be allowed to introduce new betting options in its operations to counteract the rise of illegal bookmakers.

Thai police arrest suspect behind $70 million illegal gambling operation

A Chinese national behind a $70 million gambling website has been arrested and deported by Thai authorities at the request of China.

Bookmaker BlueBet facing 43 charges for illegal gambling billboard advertisement

The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission (VGCCC) has charged wagering service provider BlueBet Pty Ltd for allegedly unlawfully displaying three gambling advertisements on billboards, with...