Prominent fantasy sports operator Dream11 has beaten another legal challenge in India, this time in the large northwestern state of Rajasthan. Once again, its services were protected by a ruling finding it to be a game of skill and not a game of chance.
Forty-eight China nationals suspected of operating online gambling from three condominium units in Kuala Lumpur were arrested on October 16.
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) has delivered formal notice to Crown Resorts that it has identified potential non-compliance at the firm with its responsibilities in relation to anti-money laundering rules.
Police have launched a manhunt for a suspect in an online gambling syndicate who escaped custody by climbing over the fence at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission headquarters.
Kim Hwang-kok of the People Power Party, who is a member of the Jeju Special Self-Governing Council, says that the impact assessments for the new or expanded casinos on this island need to be revised to take into account more factors than simply their projected economic effects.
The Tokyo District Court has rejected former Senior Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office Tsukasa Akimoto’s request to be granted bail. Akimoto is facing charges of witness tampering after his previous release from detention.
The Taiwan Supreme Court upheld guilty verdicts for three Kaohsiung police officers convicted of receiving more than $300,000 in bribes from operators of electronic gaming and gambling businesses.
Police in India are having more difficulty cracking down on illegal online gambling in the country because the shift to mobile devices and various firewalls has made it hard to collect evidence.
The Gujarat High Court has directed the state government to look into the issue of online gambling, and to clarify the law which was originally issued in 1887.