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IPI chairwoman again found in contempt of court

The US District Court for the NMI has found Imperial Pacific International Chair Cui Li Jie in contempt of court in one case, while assets of the firm face liquidation in another case.

IPI and CEO Browne found in contempt, but escape jail time

The US District Court for the NMI found both Imperial Pacific International and Chief Executive Officer Donald Browne, in contempt for noncompliance with court orders. However, because IPI finally complied with the court’s sanctions of over US$93,000 on December 4, the court held that Browne need not serve jail time.
Bergin at the center of industry change

Bergin at the center of industry change

Patricia Bergin SC, 71, is the presiding Commissioner over the high-profile inquiry into Crown Resorts’ suitability to hold a Sydney casino license. 

More court actions against IPI over unpaid bills

Imperial Pacific International is facing additional court action in relation to the firm’s unwillingness or inability to meet its financial obligations. The CNMI Division of Revenue and Taxation collection branch has filed another tax lien notice, and the company is said to have not complied with the federal court order to pay plaintiffs’ attorneys’ fees in one of the cases against it.

Dream11 beats legal challenge in Rajasthan

Prominent fantasy sports operator Dream11 has beaten another legal challenge in India, this time in the large northwestern state of Rajasthan. Once again, its services were protected by a ruling finding it to be a game of skill and not a game of chance.

Sands cleared of responsibility for suicide victim

Macau’s second appeals court has cleared casino operator Sands China of any legal responsibility in relation to the suicide of one of its guests...

Melco required to share privileged documents in NSW probe

The NSW government has won a legal battle that would see Melco Resorts be forced to share nine company documents that they wanted to...

Melco allowed to keep certain documents secret in Crown inquiry

Hong Kong-listed Melco Resorts has won a battle to keep its legally privileged documents secret from public inquiry after a decision was made by...

Court dismisses lawsuit between IPI and former VIP host

A CNMI district court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former Imperial Pacific International VIP hostess against her company after the two parties...

SG court upholds arbitration ruling, favoring ex Solaire manager

The Singaporean High Court has dismissed a petition filed by Bloomberry Resorts against Global Gaming Philippines, which accused the company of committing fraud and...
AGE at ICC Sydney, 2021

Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2021

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
life after pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia’s online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.

Regulating the Game 2021

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AGBriefings, June, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas

Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
Asia Gaming Briefings, april 2021

Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
Agbriefings February 21

Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.