Friday, August 23, 2019

NZ looks to further tighten regulations on igaming

A government consultation document on online gambling has raised the possibility of greater regulation including a licensing regime similar to that operating in the...

DFA Secretary wants to end visa upon arrival policy

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr wants to remove the visas-upon-arrival privilege for foreigners, amid claims that the surge of Chinese tourists might be...

PCSO won’t be abolished: Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte has no plans to abolish the Philippine Charity and Sweepstake Office even though the agency has been accused of “massive corruption,”...

Hidden Treasure bonus

WDTS, known for its Perfect Pay RFID-enabled gaming tables and chip trays, has been showcasing new products alongside PJM3.0 casino chip suppliers. Neil Crossan,...

Duterte lifts ban on lotto

President Rodrigo Duterte has reinstated lotto games across the country, four days after a widespread ban was enacted on all PCSO gaming activities fear...

Anti-drug investigators turn sights to Sihanoukville

Anti-narcotic investigators have turned their gaze to casinos in Sihanoukville, which they believe have become a cesspool of illegal money laundering, Nikkei Asian Review...

NZ considers banning credit cards for online gambling

Using credit cards to gamble online may be banned in New Zealand as the country’s gaming regulator looks at measures to minimize harm. Earlier this...

Vietnam police bust Chinese gambling ring

Vietnam police have taken down a massive Chinese-run gambling ring, arresting more than 380 Chinese nationals, according to state media.  Around 500 police officers in...

Quezon police fear resurgence of ‘jueteng’

Quezon provincial police are bracing for the resurgence of illegal gambling after the shut down of PCSO outlets by order of the Philippines president...

Duterte declares PCSO and lotto activities illegal

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a halt on all gaming activities of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), including lottery amid claims of “massive...

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