Friday, August 23, 2019

Crown whistleblower sheds light on 2016 China arrests

A former employee of Crown Resorts has accused the company of engineering an illegal high-roller gambling promotion operation across China that led to the...

ED seizes $17 million in property from Santiago Martin

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday seized assets worth more than Rs.119 crore (US$17 million) belonging to lottery king Santiago Martin, local media reports. According to...

Russia bans electronic instant lotteries

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a bill banning electronic instant lotteries. The document bans instant lotteries, as well as its use of telecommunications...

Macau appeals court grants retrial of Dore junket case

Macau’s Court of Second Instance has overturned an earlier ruling in favor of junket operator Dore Entertainment and casino operator Wynn Macau, local media...

Vietnam removes 142 illegal games from app stores

Around 142 illegal games have been removed from the Vietnamese Apple and Google App stores for violating the country’s regulations, local media reports.  According to...

70 percent of suspicious transactions came from casinos

A little over 70 percent of all suspicious transactions in 19H1 took place inside of gaming venues, according to data from the Macau Financial...

Goa and Sikkim casinos accused of tax evasion

Casinos in Goa and Sikkim have been accused of tax evasion after the GST department uncovered around Rs. 6500 crores (US$950 million) worth of...

Alvin Chau denies online gaming allegations

Suncity chief executive Alvin Chau has personally denied allegations that the company has been operating an online gambling platform with a focus on mainland...

Landing not linked with Shinhwa Coin, will take legal action

Landing International Development says it has become recently aware of an HK blockchain company that has created a website purporting itself as being linked...

DICJ warns operators against online gambling and proxy betting

The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has issued a warning to the city’s six gaming concessionaires, stressing the need to adhere to local and...

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Vietnam busts $69m illegal gambling ring

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