Friday, July 20, 2018

Govt issues warning to telecom companies about online gambling

Myanmar’s Ministry of Transport and Communication has issued a warning to all private telecommunication companies to “stay out” of illegal online gambling, or face...

Casino money lending scheme may face legal challenges

Anti-casino lawyers argue that the controversial Article 85 of the IR Implementation Bill, which would allow operators to lend money to casino guests, is...

Investors dodge tax bullet, discuss development plans

Operators in Russia’s Far East have won a reprieve from a potentially punishing new tax region and are now discussing further development plans with...

Hokkaido governor to set up IR experts committee

In a move apparently meant to buy time and give her political cover, Hokkaido Governor Harumi Takahashi indicated within the Hokkaido Prefectural Assembly on...

Govt to bring casino industry in line under new Act

With the Nepalese gaming industry expected to boom, the government has announced it will be submitting a new casino bill aimed at encouraging foreign...

Myanmar to open casinos following amendment to gambling law

Casinos may finally be able to operate in Myanmar after amendments are made to the Gambling Law, U Aung Naing Oo, director general of...

Taipei police take down cross-border gambling ring

Over 70 suspects involved in a cross-border online gambling ring have been arrested by Taipei City police on Thursday, local media reports. According to...

Will U.S. Supreme Court’s sports betting decision affect gambling in Asia?

When in 2016 the U.S. Supreme Court accepted to hear the appeal in the Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association case (later renamed Murphy...

Law Commission recommends betting as regulated, taxable activity

The Law Commission has recommended that gambling and betting on sports, including cricket to be allowed as regulated activities taxable under the direct and...

CNMI introduces casino financial fraud bill

The CNMI government has announced the introduction of a bill aimed at preventing casino financial fraud, according to a report from Marianas Variety. Introduced...

TRENDING ARTICLES

AGTech wins bid from Hebei Provincial Sports Lottery Administration Center

AGTech Holdings Limited is pleased to announce that the Company won an open bidding from Hebei Provincial Sports Lottery Administration Center to jointly launch...

RISQ appoints Julian Borg-Barthet as BD director

RISQ, experts in insurance-backed jackpots and betting promotions, have appointed Julian Borg-Barthet to the new role of Director of Business Development, as they look...

Wakayama mayoral debate puts IR plan on firing line

The face-to-face debate on July 5 between the two candidates for Wakayama mayor underlined the fact that neither candidate is currently in open alignment...

Broken Tooth to bring chess and poker tournaments to China

Former triad leader Wan Kuok-koi, known also as Broken Tooth, has partnered with an unnamed Beijing firm to bring chess and poker tournaments to...

Lawyers’ association says lifting casino ban threatens Japan’s legal order

The Japan Federation of Bar Associations has renewed its opposition to lifting the ban on casino gambling, describing the legislation as something that might threaten the underpinnings of the nation’s legal order.