Saturday, June 25, 2022


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Vietnam busts $69m illegal gambling ring


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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Authorities confused as to Okada’s whereabouts


Philippine authorities admit to not knowing the whereabouts of Japanese tycoon Kazuo Okada, for whom they have an arrest warrant on embezzlement charges.

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Philippine DOJ recommends charges against Kazuo Okada


The Philippine Department of Justice (DOJ) has recommended the filing of charges against Kazuo Okada for allegedly misappropriating over $3 million fr

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Former Skycity manager sentenced for fraud


A former casino manager of New Zealand’s SkyCity Casino in Hamilton has been sentenced to seven years and eight months in prison for embezzling a to

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Former BI officials drop complaint against Lam


Former Bureau of Immigration (BI) commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles have withdrawn their criminal complaint filed against gaming tycoon Jac

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Federal govt raises Crown arrest concerns with China


Australia has indicated its concern to China over the detention of three Crown casino executives arrested in raids last month. Speaking from Beijing o

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Former Pagcor chairman posts bail


Former Pagcor chairman Efraim Genuino has posted P90,000 (US$1,952) bail at the Sandiganbayan, where he is facing three graft charges over the alleged

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Bet365 guilty of luring customers with “free bets”


Australia’s Federal Court has found Bet365 guilty of luring new punters with a false “free bets” offer between March 2013 and January 2014, loca

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179 charged for unauthorized exports of greyhounds


Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) has charged 179 greyhound trainers and owners for breaching rules related to the alleged unauthorized exports of dogs to

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Graft charges filed against former Pagcor executives


The Office of the Ombudsman has filed graft charges against former Pagcor chairman Efraim Genuino and several others, local media reports. The graft c

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Illegal gambling operators to be detained two years without trial


Illegal gambling operators in Malaysia may find themselves locked away for up to two years without trial, under a new proposal from Malaysian authorit

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AMLC charges three top officers of Philrem Service Corp.


The Anti-Money Laundering Council last week filed a complaint against three top officers of Philrem Service Corp. for their involvement in the $81 mil

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CrownBet fined for illegal advertisements in NSW


Australian wagering operator CrownBet is to be fined more than $20,000 for illegal betting advertising in NSW, local media reports. Liquor and Gaming

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Tabcorp faces new allegations from financial regulator


Tabcorp will be facing new charges after Australia’s financial intelligence agency increased its case against the wagering giant with new allegation

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SkyCity former employee charged with NZ$2.5 million theft


A former member of staff of SkyCity Casino in New Zealand has been charged with defrauding the casino of more than NZ$2.5 million ($1.7 million), loca

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Baazov charged with insider trading over PokerStars takeover in 2014


Chief executive of Montreal-based Amaya Inc, and two of his associates have been charged by Quebec’s securities regulator with insider trading over

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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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Alan Ho found guilty for sexual exploitation over prostitution racket


Alan Ho, the nephew of casino mogul Stanley Ho, has been sentenced to 13 months in jail for running a prostitution racket, local media reports. Alan H

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Phua walks free from court


Former Macau junket operator Paul Phua walked free from court and will be reunited with his $48 million private jet and passport after a Las Vegas jud

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