Tuesday, October 22, 2019

POGO employing 8,000 shutdown for tax

A Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO), said to be the second-largest in the country, has been shut down for failing to pay the correct taxes.

POGOs could fuel drug money laundering: Barbers

Robert Ace Barbers, chairperson of the House Committee on Dangerous Drugs has warned that the growing online gaming industry could be an avenue for...

1,000 arrested for online gambling in Cambodia

Nearly 1,000 suspects have been arrested by Chinese and Cambodian authorities this year, relating to online gambling, telecommunication fraud, and gang crimes, according to...
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How banned is Cambodia’s online industry?

Mey Vann, director general at Cambodia’s Ministry of Finance, pulls no punches when it comes to the nation’s online gambling ban. “It’s gone and it’s not coming back,” he says
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Sihanoukville property profiles

Asia Gaming Brief’s Mekong Gaming Summit wrapped up with a tour of some of the casino properties in the southern coastal town of Sihanoukville.

The Stars Group announces staff lay-offs

The Stars Group has announced it will be cutting staff at its Isle of Man office, citing operational difficulties that its Pokerstars brand has...

Chinese exodus from Cambodia over-exaggerated: Observer

A Chinese observer has dismissed rumors that around 100,000 Chinese people had fled Cambodia in the week after the country cracked down on illegal...
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CEZA freezes crypto exchange licensees

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) has frozen all crypto currency exchange licensees until mid-2020 after an alleged investment scam involving a Chinese company. 

Labor body calls for new POGO oversight

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) has called on the government to create a new body to coordinate the regulation of offshore online gambling in the country.

Firm denies wrongdoing after 277 Chinese nationals arrested

The company that hired the services of 277 Chinese nationals who were arrested last week in a raid have denied any involvement in illegal...

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