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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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Authorities confused as to Okada’s whereabouts

2019-01-23

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

2018-12-17

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

2017-09-12

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

2017-09-07

Former Bureau of Immigration (BI) commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles have withdrawn their criminal complaint filed against gaming tycoon Jac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

2016-11-01

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

2016-06-11

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”

2016-06-09

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

2016-06-09

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

2016-06-05

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

2016-05-08

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.

2016-05-01

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

2016-04-23

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

2016-04-19

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

2016-04-05

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

2016-03-23

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

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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Alan Ho found guilty for sexual exploitation over prostitution racket

2016-03-16

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

2015-06-01

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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