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Police bust fraud group using Wynn Macau name


Mainland police have cracked down on an online fraud group who was found running an investment scam using the name of one of Macau’s casinos, arrest

Courts reject Okada’s appeals


Courts in Japan and the Philippines have rejected appeals from billionaire Kazuo Okada, who is seeking to regain control over his former gaming empire, according to media reports.

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ESSA rebrands as International Betting Integrity Association


ESSA, a Brussels-based organisation focused on sports betting integrity, has rebranded as the International Betting Integrity Association with immediate effect.

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Fraudulent website imitating Macau Legend found


Macau Legend Development has warned the public of a fraudulent website purporting itself as being affiliated with the company. The fraudulent websi

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Essa reports 267 suspicious betting cases in 2018


International betting integrity body ESSA reported 267 cases of suspicious bets in 2018 to relevant authorities, led by tennis and football.

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India MP calls for sports integrity bill, legal online sports betting


A senior Indian politician has introduced a Private Member’s Bill in the Lower House of Parliament aimed at improving integrity in sports and calling for regulation of online sports betting.

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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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Wynn Macau notices increase in fraudulent websites


Casino operator Wynn Macau says there has been an increase in fraudulent online gambling and investment websites posing to be affiliated with the Wynn

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Okada not yet off the hook for fraud charges


Japanese gaming mogul Kazuo Okada is not completely clear of the $10 million fraud charges filed against him, which is still subject to review from th

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CJ releases sentencing framework for casino fraud


Judges in Singapore will now have sentencing guidelines dealing with casino fraud after a new framework was set out by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon.

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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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Universal Entertainment finds Okada guilty of fraudulent acts


Japanese slot machine manufacturer Universal Entertainment Corp says it has completed its third-party investigation into the alleged “fraudulent act

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Police detain man in VIP room scam


Macau’s Judiciary Police caught a man who was seeking to leave the territory following a scam in which he defrauded two Singaporean women by convinc

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Norfolk Island Gaming Authority to shut down


The Norfolk Island Gaming Authority will be shut down after a report released by the Federal Government found the regulator to be “barely viable”,

Marina Bay Sands employee jailed for chip fraud


A former dealer with Marina Bay Sands in Singapore was jailed for eight months and 12 weeks for fraud, which involved misappropriating casino chips fr

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Duplicate lottery tickets scam rocks Kochi city in Kerala


Forged lottery tickets have found their way to Kochi once again, with local police unable to bust local syndicates, local media reports. According to

Macau gambling-related crimes rise 38 percent in 2015


Crimes related to the gambling industry jumped 38 percent in 2015 to a total of 1,553 cases, local media reports, citing figures from the Judiciary Po

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Macau’s Casino L’Arc VIP operation under investigation


Macau Police are investigating a senior staff member of Casino L’Arc’s VIP business on suspicion of embezzlement. The case involves funds totallin

Police nab five people over HKD3.4 million casino fraud


Macau’s Judiciary Police arrested a dealer and other four suspects for allegedly cheating a casino of HKD3.4 million ($439,000), TDM Macau reported.

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