Wednesday, August 17, 2022


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Sands cleared of responsibility for suicide victim


Macau’s second appeals court has cleared casino operator Sands China of any legal responsibility in relation to the suicide of one of its guests in

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Donaco to appeal Cambodian arbitration court decision


Donaco International has filed an appeal against a decision made by a Cambodian arbitration court, which ruled in favor of the three Thai vendors who

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Bekier defends the use of junkets


Star Entertainment Group chief executive Matt Bekier has defended the use of junkets, describing their use as a well-established feature of the gaming

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Wynn fined $35.5 million by Massachusetts gaming regulator


Wynn Resorts has been fined $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO Steve Wynn by Massachusetts ga

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Amax summons Greek Mythology administrator to court


The company behind the Greek Mythology casino has been summoned to court as part of an ongoing legal battle with Amax International Holdings, Macau TD

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Online companies eye India potential


India’s online gaming sector has seen a spate of acquisitions in recent months as operators position themselves for strong projected growth, despite

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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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Clear path to completion for stalled Baha Mar casino resort


The government of Bahamas says it has reached an agreement that will lead to the completion of a stalled Chinese-funded $3.5 billion hotel and casino

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Wynn Macau to defend lawsuits related to Dore scandal


Wynn Macau has been named a defendant in the Macau Court of First Instance by individuals who claim to be investors in or person with credit in accoun

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Amax considers legal action against Greek Mythology


HK-listed Amax International Holdings is considering taking legal action against the operator of Greek Mythology Casino for failing again to submit it

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Donald Trump wins Macau trademark battle


Billionaire and TV personality Donald Trump has come on top in a long-running legal battle in Macau over the Trump trademark, local media reports. A r

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Best Sunshine to build glass enclosures to comply with anti-smoking law


Best Sunshine International is currently seeking approval from its lessor, T Galleria, to build glass enclosures to address previously discussed conce

Interblock names Tom Rafferty general counsel


Luxury gaming manufacturer Interblock has named Tom Rafferty the company's new global general counsel to be based at Interblock's North American headq

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Nevada sports book betting up nearly 15 percent


The amount wagered at Nevada sports books has risen by nearly 15 percent compared with 2014, according to a new analysis by the American Gaming Associ

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DraftKings hires former Massachusetts AG as legal advisor


Embattled US fantasy sports operator DraftKings has retained the services of former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley as an advisor to its

Department of Justice denies it has concluded probe into Universal


The Philippines’ Department of Justice has refuted a statement by Universal Entertainment saying that the National Bureau of Investigation has concl

Saipan casino commission delays


Procedural disputes are holding up the appointment of three nominees to the Commonwealth Casino Commission in Saipan. A session of the Saipan and Nort

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Vietnam gambling bill nears, challenges lurk


As Vietnam looks to revamp its gambling legislation in the hopes of boosting foreign investment and also recouping lost revenue from locals who travel to casinos in neighbouring countries, Prof. Augustine examines whether the draft bill as it stands will...

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Gambling law changes in New Zealand should opposition win election


New Zealand’s gambling industry has a lot riding on the outcome of upcoming general elections on Sept. 20th, with opposition parties threatening major changes to the law, including tougher restrictions on pokie machines if elected.

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