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Prosecutors add further indictments against lawmaker Tsukasa Akimoto

2020-02-03

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

2020-01-12

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

2019-09-12

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

2018-07-15

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

2017-02-13

  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

2017-02-09

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

2017-01-23

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

2017-01-19

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

2017-01-03

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

2016-12-13

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

2016-12-12

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

2016-12-03

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

2016-11-17

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

2016-04-07

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

2016-03-23

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

2016-03-20

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

2016-03-14

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

2016-02-29

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

2015-07-09

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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