Friday, August 12, 2022


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Australian bookies receive record fine for illegal advertising


Australian bookmakers Ladbrokes and Neds have been fined a total of $207,500 for offering illegal gambling inducements to NSW residents, the largest e

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Tabcorp charged for illegal gambling inducements


Australian wagering operator Tabcorp has been convicted and ordered to pay more than $14,000 in fines and costs for offering an illegal gambling induc

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PlayUp fined for illegal player inducements


Betting operator PlayUp Interactive has been convicted and fined A$7,500 for offering customers inducements to gamble, which is forbidden under NSW la

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PointsBet fined for illegal gambling ad in NSW


Betting operator PointsBet has been convicted and fined $20,000 for posting an illegal gambling advertisement in New South Wales, the second case to be publicised this week.

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Deloitte Japan fined for violating auditor independence rules


The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced last week that Deloitte Tohmatsu (Deloitte Japan) had agreed to pay a $2 million fine to set

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WA to impose fine on punters using synthetic lotteries


The Western Australia (WA) government is furthering the federal government clampdown on synthetic lotteries by including provisions that would fine pu

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Construction firms to pay $13.9 million in back pay and wages


The U.S. government has ordered four China-based construction contractors behind IPI’s new casino resort on Garapan to pay a collective $13.9 millio

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Operators of Beijing Imperial Palace fined for labor law violations


The former operators of the Beijing Imperial Palace Hotel, and it’s casino, Greek Mythology, have been fined over MOP4.4 million (US$546,568) for v

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CCC recommends $200,000 maximum penalty


The Commonwealth Casino Commission is recommending to set the maximum fine imposed on Imperial Pacific International to $200,000, local media reports.

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CNMI to increase penalty ceiling under new bill


The House of Representatives is looking at increasing the maximum fine that can be imposed on players, licensees, vendors and employees of Imperial Pa

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Tabcorp slapped for jelly bean promotion


Australian wagering giant Tabcorp has pleaded guilty for failing to include a gambling warning notice on a promotion involving jelly beans and mints,

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888 fined for faulty self-exclusion system


Online gambling giant 888 has been fined a record GBP 7.8 million (US$10 million) for allowing 7,000 self-excluded customers to continue playing over

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Crown staff plead guilty, receive short jail terms


Nineteen Crown Resorts staff have pleaded guilty to gambling-related crimes in a trial held at Shanghai’s Baoshan district people’s court on Monda

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Tabcorp confirms dividend target after AUSTRAC accord


Tabcorp said it is maintaining its dividend targets this year after a Federal Court approved a A$45 million ($35 million) penalty to settle a case wit

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Tabcorp to pay A$45 million over Austrac case


Australian wagering giant Tabcorp has agreed to pay a A$45 million penalty to settle a case brought on by Australia’s financial intelligence agency,

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Ubet fined for promoting alcohol while gambling


Tatts Group wagering subsidiary Ubet has become the first company in NSW to be convicted of promoting drinking and gambling, local media reports. The

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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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Russia to criminalize unlicensed gambling


The Russian government has submitted a bill to the State Duma introducing criminal punishment for the organization of unlicensed gambling out of speci

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241 people fined in Macau for smoking in first five months


241 people have been fined in Macau in the first five months of 2016 for smoking, according the latest statistics from Macau’s Health Bureau. The nu

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