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Prosecutors add further indictments against lawmaker Tsukasa Akimoto


House of Representatives lawmaker Tsukasa Akimoto, former Cabinet Office state minister in charge of the IR policy, has been hit with additional indic

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Lawmaker Akimoto faces rearrest on additional casino bribery charges


As he reaches the 23-day limit of his detention over charges that he accepted 3 million yen (about US$28,000) in bribes from the Chinese lottery firm 500 Dot Com, prosecutors reportedly plan to rearrest former State Minister for the Cabinet Office Tsukasa...

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AFP drops investigation into Tabcorp bribery allegations


The Australian Federal Police has dropped the investigation into foreign bribery allegations from wagering giant Tabcorp to the family of the Cambodia

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Magazine accuses Caesars of making “illegal donations” to politicians


Japan’s largest weekly news magazine by circulation, Shukan Bunshun, has published an article accusing Caesars Entertainment of engaging in a practi

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Sombero denies involvement in bribery scandal


  Alleged middleman of gambling tycoon Jack Lam, Wally Sombero, has denied involvement in the bribery scandal involving Justice Secretary Vitaliano A

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Domingo denies being offered bribe from Lam


Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) chair Andrea Domingo denies she was offered a bribe by gaming tycoon Jack Lam, though she admitted havi

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Jack Lam owes Pagcor $278.3 million


The Philippines Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has disclosed that Jack Lam owes the regulator around P13.9 billion (US$278.3 million), loca

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LVS settles criminal bribery case with $7 million


Casino operator Las Vegas Sands has agreed to pay a $7 million criminal penalty to end a U.S. Department of Justice probe into whether it violated ant

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Jack Lam’s return offer still available


Junket mogul Jack Lam is yet to show his face in the Philippines after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his arrest last December. Lam is in trouble f

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BI Intelligence Unit chief sacked


Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre has dismissed the chief of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) Intelligence Unit, Charles Calima over bribery allegatio

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BI officials deny extortion accusations


Two immigration officials have denied allegations that they extorted P50 million (US$1 million) from gaming mogul Jack Lam for the release of the 1,30

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Duterte orders the arrest of junket boss Jack Lam


President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the arrest of one of Asia’s biggest gambling moguls after he allegedly attempted to bribe Justice Secretary Vi

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Universal loses defamation appeal against Reuters


Universal Entertainment has lost an appeal in a defamation suit against Reuters after a court upheld an earlier ruling that found the news agency did

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Las Vegas Sands to pay $9 million to settle SEC allegations


Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp. has agreed to pay $9 million to settle SEC allegations that it violated anti-bribery law, local media reports. T

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Cambodia probe could cost Tabcorp upwards of A$120 million; CLSA


The Cambodian bribery allegations could cost Tabcorp up to $120 million (US$90.4 million) in costs and penalties, according to Sydney Morning Herald q

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ASX head quits in Tabcorp bribery scandal, steps down as board member


Elmer Funke Kupper has resigned as head of Australia’s main securities exchange as Australian Federal Police probe bribery allegations, local media

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Tabcorp’s payment to Cambodian PM to be examined by anti-bribery agencies


A $200,000 (US$150,300) payment, which was allegedly made as part of a previous attempt to secure a lucrative online gaming licence in Cambodia is bei

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Hong Kong punters will not be offered betting on Chinese Super League


Chinese Super League matches will not be available for Hong Kong punters given doubts about the competition's integrity, said the city’s monopoly wa

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Fifa bans Chuck Blazer


Fifa has banned former executive committee member Chuck Blazer for widespread corruption after he pleaded guilty to charges of bribery, money launderi

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