Monday, June 27, 2022


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Covid-19 forces postponement of Crown/Melco inquiry


A public hearing into probity and licensing issues related to Crown Resorts and Melco Resorts & Entertainment has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak, local media reports.

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Melco required to share privileged documents in NSW probe


The NSW government has won a legal battle that would see Melco Resorts be forced to share nine company documents that they wanted to keep secret, clai

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Melco allowed to keep certain documents secret in Crown inquiry


Hong Kong-listed Melco Resorts has won a battle to keep its legally privileged documents secret from public inquiry after a decision was made by an NS

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Lawmaker requests probe into underreported casino revenue


A member of the House Committee on Games and Amusement has filed a resolution urging Congress to look into the tax compliance of integrated resorts an

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Second whistleblower accuses Crown of customs offences


Tasmanian MP Andrew Wilkie plans to call for a royal commission inquiry into Crown Resorts after a second whistleblower claimed the company is helping VIPs to bypass customs.

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Crown views regulatory inquiries as a forum


Crown Resorts will use a number of state and federal inquiries into its alleged ties to Chinese criminals as a “forum to provide our perspective.”

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Melco likely to target full Crown acquisition: Bernstein


Melco’s moves to acquire a 19.99 percent interest in Crown Resorts is likely stepping stone for eventually taking controlling ownership, or outright

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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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10 officials to be shamed in PCSO probe


No more than 10 officials of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) will be “named and shamed” following President Duterte’s investiga

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Casino operators yet to supply information related to laundering probe


Casino operators in Goa have gone silent after being asked by the government to supply information related to their possible involvement in an interna

Regulators probe Crown pokies allegations


Regulators in the state of Victoria are probing allegations relating to the blanking of low-betting option buttons on pokies machines by Crown Resorts

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ICC probes India match-fixing reports


The International Cricket Council has opened an investigation into allegations made by the U.K.’s Sun newspaper that the third Ashes test has been t

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Bangalore Turf Club back on summer races


The Bangalore Turf Club has finally received a license to conduct summer races after it was held back due to a CID probe, Times of India reports. The

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Pagcor launches probe into RWM safety measures


The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) says it will be investigating possible security lapses at Resorts World Manila that may have

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Calls for Mizoram lottery probe intensifies


Mizoram’s main Opposition party Mizo National Front has intensified its calls for an investigation into the lottery scandal which allegedly led to R

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Mohegan Sun Pocono probed for irregularities


The Mohegan Sun Pocono casino is being investigated for ongoing financial irregularities, local media reports. Last year, three people including the f

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LVS settles criminal bribery case with $7 million


Casino operator Las Vegas Sands has agreed to pay a $7 million criminal penalty to end a U.S. Department of Justice probe into whether it violated ant

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Watchdog alleges irregularities in state lottery


A Mizoram-based NGO has urged the chairman of the state assembly’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to hand over an alleged lottery scandal to the Ce

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Government launches probe into illegal cockfight betting


The Philippines House of Representatives has launched a congressional inquiry into the operation of illegal cockfight betting in the country, local me

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