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Vietnam police make second major gambling bust in a month

2020-05-29

Vietnamese police have broken up an illegal online gambling operation in Hanoi that has taken in about $2.77 billion in business, VN Express reports.

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Philippine police nab 265 in online gaming raid

2020-05-17

Philippine police have arrested 265 Chinese nationals after an operation against an illegal offshore gaming operation in Las Pinas City, on the southern edge of Metro Manila.

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Cockfighting bust nets 60 arrests in Phuket

2020-01-13

Local media reports that 60 gamblers were arrested on Sunday as a police raid caught them in the middle of a cockfight on Thailand’s Phuket island.

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Anti-corruption police smash illegal HKJC bookmaking ring

2019-11-12

The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) announced that they have arrested a total of 21 people, including six staff members of the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), in connection with an illegal bookmaking ring.

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Vietnam busts $69m illegal gambling ring

2019-08-13

Vietnamese police have arrested 13 people in connection with a VND1.6 trillion ($69 million) illegal gambling ring, VN Express reports.  Six peopl

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Singapore arrests 78 for gambling, vice 

2019-07-08

Singapore arrests 78 in six-day sting against illegal gambling and vice activities, local media reports. 

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Cops bust alleged casino investment fraud scheme

2019-06-18

Aichi Prefectural Police have arrested three men whom they accuse of creating an illegal and fraudulent investment scheme regarding the collection of funds for a casino in the Middle East.

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Woman arrested for aiding Osaka casino shooting suspect

2019-05-07

At the end of April, Osaka police announced that they had arrested a woman on charges of assisting Shinichi Igawa—the South Korean national of unknown occupation whom police have identified as the shooter of two other men at an illegal internet casino...

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Nepal casino raided for locals gambling

2018-04-18

Nepali police raided the Hotel Soaltee’s Mahjong Casino in Kathmandu on Tuesday night arresting eight people, including the property’s CEO and man

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Online gambling gang returned to China

2017-08-05

The members of an online gambling gang were reportedly rounded up and returned to China from Fiji after Beijing sent a team to the island to investiga

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Singapore arrests 42 in illegal gambling bust

2017-03-21

Singapore police have arrested 41 men and one woman for illegal gambling and gang-related activities after a five-hour raid. Items seized during the o

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Police arrest three for cheating in Sihanoukville casino

2017-03-14

Cambodian police have arrested three local residents for allegedly cheating in a Sihanoukville casino, local media reports. The men were usings tricks

No chance of pokies at Crown Barangaroo

2017-03-06

Crown Resorts’ new VIP casino that is planned for Barangaroo in Sydney will not be permitted to operate pokies, even though the high roller market h

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Recovery, arrests and openings - 2016 in review

2016-12-15

To coin a popular phrase, 2016 really has been a year of two halves in the Asian gaming industry. To continue with the cliches, it’s also fair to say there have been a few curved balls along the route. Industry experts gave us their views of the year...

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China police bust $46.2m online gambling ring

2016-05-03

Police in China’s central Hunan Province have detained 19 alleged members of an online gambling gang, in which more than 300 million yuan ($46.2 mil

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Five arrested in India for accepting bets on Asia Cup T20

2016-03-03

Five people have been arrested for betting on the Pakistan and Bangladesh match in the ongoing Asia Cup T20 tournament, local media reports. After a t

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South Koreans arrested in Vietnam for illegal betting website

2016-01-20

A group of seven South Koreans operating an illegal sports betting website in Vietnam has been arrested, according to South Korean Police and local me

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Police raid midnight gambling den in Hong Kong, arrest 21

2016-01-16

Hong Kong police arrested 21 people on Friday after a raid on a video arcade that is known to convert to a gambling venue after midnight, local media

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98 people arrested for illegal online gambling: China

2015-12-12

Chinese police have arrested 98 people connected to online gambling networks that handled $78 billion in bets, according to state media. Police in Hun

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