Chinese online gambling operator caught in Vietnam

The suspect is wanted by the Chinese government for allegedly operating an online gambling site worth more than US$60 billion in mainland China.

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Philippine junket operator testifies in US$81 million heist

Kim Wong received part of the funds as gambling deposits and debt payment from two Chinese nationals.

Former Tabcorp quits current ASX job

The chief, former head of Tabcorp, assured that this decision does not imply he did something unlawfully.

Canadian casino data stolen by hackers

One of the biggest gambling facilities in Canada have suffered a series of cyber attacks in the last few weeks and again this week.

A slot machine features gambling addiction system

Massachusetts is testing the first slot machine with a feature meant to curb gambling addiction by letting patrons limit their betting.

Five years for JPMorgan broker who gambled clients’ funds

Michael Oppenheim pleaded guilty in November of stealing more than US$20 million.

Illegal Cape Town gambling joint raided

A 56-year-old man was alone on the premises at the time of the raid and he was arrested.

Isle of Man investigates four of its betting operators

Local police received various complaints about unfair cancellation of transactions from customers.

Amaya CEO took leave of absence

After being charged with insider trading activities, David Baazov is taking some time off.

The Bangladeshi stolen funds’ trail

Due to weak controls in the Philippine banking system, the Asian country was the perfect escape route.

Updates in money laundering probe involving Philippine casinos

Authorities, regulators and the senate in Philippines are taking a number of measures aimed to find the perpetrators and to prevent this from happening again.

Philippine Senate sets hearings for the Bangladeshi funds case

Pagcor chairman and casino operators have been invited to the Senate to help lawmakers clarify how stolen funds ended up in Philippine casinos’ accounts.