China’s ongoing crackdown on casinos and junkets targeting its nationals may have long-term implications for the industry in Asia and force changes in the business models of many of the region’s integrated resorts.
The Chinese government earlier this month said it had cracked 3,500 cases of illegal cross-border gambling in 2020, arresting 75,000 suspects. It also shut down 1,960 illegal payment platforms.
Bangkok police arrested 94 people during a raid to stop illegal gambling in a casino that was operated by 27 people, 13 of whom were foreign nationals. Senior police face inquiry on allegations of negligence.
China’s Ministry of Public Security says it has seized more than $32 billion in illicit funds and arrested more than 11,000 after launching a crackdown on cross border gambling operations four months ago.
The government of Laos has lifted travel restrictions which will allow people to travel freely around the country, though entertainment venues includi
The new year is getting underway against a backdrop of political and economic uncertainty across the globe. The U.S. government shutdown due to a spat
There’s growing concern that China may launch a crackdown on the streaming of casino games into the country next year, potentially dealing a major blow to the booming industry in the Philippines and Cambodia.
Russia is getting serious about cracking down on illegal gambling, which is having a significant impact on the development of the country’s gambling
The seizure of UnionPay point of sale terminals (POS) from pawn shops in Macau earlier this month triggered a slide in operator shares on fears of tig
Elephants took to a football pitch in Thailand’s ancient capital of Ayutthaya this week in an effort to raise awareness among young people about ill
Malaysia has launched a major crackdown on illegal gambling and this time says it will stamp out the practice for good, though some observers are less optimistic. They say without changes to the law to specifically target online activities, stamping out...
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