Wednesday, August 10, 2022


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Cambodia cabinet meets on AML laws


Cambodia’s cabinet, lead by Prime Minister Hun Sen, reportedly met on Friday to discuss long-awaited laws on anti-money laundering, terrorism financing and counter-proliferation financing, The Phnom Penh Post reports. 

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QLD government axes ASF's Spit casino proposal


The Queensland Government has rejected the ASF Consortium-proposed integrated resort development at the Southport Spit, local media reports. Queenslan

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Thua Thien Hue seeks to open casino


The provincial committee of Thua Thien-Hue is asking the government’s permission to increase the investment capital of the  Laguna Lang Co project

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Tonga government tentatively approves casino


A company looking to build a casino in the Kingdom of Tonga has reportedly been given tentative approval from the government, Radio New Zealand report

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Government accused of paying idle workers for 8 years


The Meghalaya government has been indicted for wasting government expenditure on retaining staff after shutting down its lotteries department in 2008,

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Chow Tai Fook in talks for Baha Mar


Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited has entered into negotiations for the ownership of Baha Mar, said the company in an announcement on Friday. The comp

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Crimea in talks with major investor


The Crimean government is currently in talks with a major investor for its future gambling zone, Betting Business Russia reports, citing a source clos

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Premier pushes for closer partnership with Macau


Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has reaffirmed China’s hopes to build more substantial economic and trade ties, and sound partnerships with Portuguese-sp

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Australian Sports Commission pushes for its own lottery


The Australian Sports Commission will be seeking approval for a UK-style sport lottery in order to raise funds for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, local medi

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Pagcor to sell casinos, issue licenses outside Manila


The Philippines government has directed Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) to sell its casinos in order to raise funds to support the prop

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Bill proposed to include casinos in AML law


A Philippines lawmaker is proposing a bill that will require casinos to report covered and suspicious transactions to the Anti-Money Laundering Counci

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NCP was not aware of confidential lottery report


The NCP leader and former finance minister Jayant Patil has alleged he was not aware of a confidential report that exposed financial irregularities in

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MGS launches Macau Government incentive scheme


The MGS Entertainment Show has partnered with the Macau SAR Government to help drive more international buyers and business partners into the region.

Macau Legend to announce a resort in Portugal


Gaming operator Macau Legend is reportedly planning a US$222 million resort in Setubal, Portugal. The company will be signing an agreement with the ci

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Labor MP calls for change to GST assessment


An Australian Federal Labor MP has called for Western Australia to launch a High Court challenge that will force states to give up more money as part

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NCP government sat on illegal lottery report during term


Maharashtra’s former government has been under fire for allegedly keeping a ‘confidential report’ under wraps during their term, causing the los

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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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SkyCity signs agreement with South Australian government


NZ-listed SkyCity Entertainment Group has signed an agreement with the South Australian Government for the start of early works as part of the expansi

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NagaWorld told to take down awning


NagaCorp's NagaWorld was ordered by Cambodia’s Minister of Land Management to stop construction on an awning that encroaches on a public sidewalk as

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