Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Malaysia

Home gambling den raided in Kedah

  Police arrested 52 people for illegal gambling at an alleged den in a house in Sungai Petani in Kedah state. Those arrested included 47...

Kuching internet cafe raided

  Police raided an internet cafe in Kuching and arrested the person in charge and six customers for illegal gambling and seized more than 10...

Genting casino profits tumble

  Genting Bhd reported a 22 percent decline in pre-tax profits to M$1.22 billion ($398 million) in the first quarter from a year earlier for...

Lower payouts lift MPHB

  Profits for Multi-Purpose Holdings Bhd's gaming business rose 49.8 percent to M$148.4 million ($48.9 million) on lower prize payouts and reduced finance costs. Gaming...

Men fined for carrying numbers

  Two men in Kota Kinabalu were fined M$1,000 ($326) each for possession of gambling materials. Khoo Teo Mui and Kok Jun Haw were arrested...

New match fixing allegations

  The Football Association of Malaysia is investigating several Malaysia League matches for alleged match fixing. The league has faced a series of scandals and...

Rank overtakes Genting for UK crown

  Rank Group Plc, controlled by Guoco Group Ltd., completed its takeover of Gala Casinos Ltd. to make it the leading operator of casinos by...

Multi-Purpose sets date for spinoff of non-gaming businesses

  Multi-Purpose Holdings Bhd said it expected to spin off its non-gaming assets into a new listing by June 25. The spinoff of the hotel,...

Guoco sells down Blue Square

  Guoco Group's UK-based Rank Group PLC unit sold key assets of its online sports betting business Blue Square to rival Betfair for £5 million...

Kelantan numbers games

  Illegal lotteries, or numbers games, in Kelantan state are generating an estimated 140 million-150 million ringgit ($44 million-$47 million) a month in revenue according...

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