New Zealand's SkyCity Entertainment said three non-executive director candidates have received regulatory approval and joined the board from June 8th.
Each year, Australians lose up to an estimated $400 million betting on illegal offshore gambling websites, although use of offshore sites is difficult to track. Many of these sites are unregulated, and have the potential to defraud customers and put them at risk of harm.
The organizers of Regulating the Game 2021 have on-boarded its third media partner Asia Gaming Brief this week and have published additional details about some of their International Center for Gaming Regulation lecturers.
Australia’s financial crime regulator AUSTRAC has launched formal investigations into a number of high-profile ASX-listed companies in Australia, three of which are casinos.
Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific International has announced the resignation of its chairperson and executive director Cui Li Jie, citing “personal time constraints.”
A combined entity consisting of The Star Entertainment Group and Crown Resorts would create a behemoth gaming enterprise not just in Australia, but in the wider Asia gaming market, though market observers have flagged a number of regulatory hurdles that could hinder it from ever becoming a reality.
Associate Professor Sally Gainsbury, Director of the Gambling Treatment and Research Clinic in the School of Psychology at the University of Sydney speaks to Asia Gaming Brief Asia Editor Felix Ng about two of her latest research projects into how behavioral science can be used to steer punters away from illegal online gambling sites.