Monday, August 15, 2022


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Macau court rejects Charlie Choi appeal


Charlie Choi, operator of a website which unlawfully disclosed information on indebted gamblers, has had his appeal rejected by the Macau Court of Fir

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House of Councillors to begin IR Bill deliberations


The controversial IR Implementation Bill is set to begin its final stage toward enactment on Friday with deliberations launching in a plenary session

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NSW pokie laws could cause more harm than good


Proposed changes to NSW slot machine laws could increase the number of machines in high-risk areas and increase gaming industry profits by A$80 millio

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Myanmar tourism ministry has no objection to casinos


Myanmar’s Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism, Ohn Maung, says that a relaxing of the country’s gambling laws will allow foreigner-only casinos

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Bills see gambling tax increase two-fold, illegal transfers blocked


Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law two bills regulating betting activities in Russia. The first bill introduces a two-fold increase

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Goa law department approve casino rules


The law department of Goa has approved the rules for regulating casino operations in the state, which will be sent to the cabinet once approved by the

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Duterte signs amended anti-money laundering law


Philippines’ casinos will now be required to report cash transactions exceeding P5 million (US$98,300), after President Rodrigo Duterte signed the a

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Operators to amend petitions after new ordinance


Rummy operators in Telangana have suffered another regulatory blow after the Telangana government issued an amendment to the Telangana State Gaming Or

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US Court orders Tinian Dynasty to pay $191,000 penalty


The now defunct Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino has been ordered to pay a $191,400 civil penalty to the U.S. Department of Labor secretary “for willfu

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Workers rights association calls for trade union law


The New Macau Gaming Workers' Rights Association handed in a petition calling for the introduction of a trade union law last week, Macau TDM reports.

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Law panel examines legalizing gambling


The Law Commission of India is examining whether sports betting and gambling in casinos can be legalized, Hindustan Times reports. While the top law p

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Goa’s redrafted rules to undergo final review


It is understood that Goa’s redrafted gaming laws will undergo a review from the Advocate General (AG) before it is brought into force, local media

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MdME launches international law practice


Gaming law firm MdME Lawyers has announced the launch of an international gaming law practice as part of the MLGTS Legal Circle. With leading offices

Japan to introduce gambling addiction prevention laws


The Japanese government is considering submitting a bill to introduce a basic law on gambling addiction prevention, Japanese media Jiji News reports.

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No plans for online gambling: Malaysian police


Malaysian authorities have noted that there are no plans to legalize online gambling, saying that the people have enough means to gamble as it is, lo

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Cambodia gaming regulation a positive for Naga


A recent public hearing in Cambodia has confirmed Naga Corp’s exclusivity in Phnom Penh through 2035, said Union Gaming in a note. “There was a pu

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IMGL announces 2016 Autumn conference


The International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) has announced that its 2016 Autumn Conference will take place in Dublin, Ireland, on October 23-25, 201

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Work begins to strengthen AML laws


The Philippines government has begun the process to strengthen its AML and bank secrecy laws, Reuters reports. Starting May 10, the Department of Fina

Maharashtra Government to revisit buried casino act


The Maharashtra Government has reportedly responded to a PIL filed by a local gaming lawyer to discuss options regarding the buried Maharashtra Casino

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