Blanket ban on smoking legislation in Macau delayed

Macau’s Legislative Assembly is considering imposing a blanket ban on all forms of smoking and tobacco related products in casinos.

Upcoming assessment on the Philippines and Bangladesh

The Financial Action Task Force has its eyes fixed on the Philippines after the Bangladeshi stolen funds probe revealed US$ 81 million found its way to the Asian’s country banking system.

Gambling scandal shakes Yomiuri Giants in Japan

Three executives have resigned and players are likely to face criminal charges.

Illegal gambling ring raided in Vietnam

Police officers arrested more than 100 gamblers and seized a dozen of cars in the premises.

Macau casino operators are targeting the locals

The idea of the campaign is to promote non-gaming offerings and has been described as a corporate social responsibility initiative to give back to the community.

Cambodia’s casino taxes increase

According to official sources, during 2015  fewer people travelled from Vietnam to Cambodia to gamble, due to increased monitoring of cross-border gamblers by the Vietnamese authorities.

Wynn and Melco are at “risk” in Macau

Macau was conceived as the biggest gambling hub on the world but latest results are shadowing the city.

Macau decides to strengthen casino regulations

Wong Sio Chak, Macau’s secretary for security, has been appointed as member of the gaming commission.

US$4 billion casino to break ground in Hoi An

The construction of the projected Nam Hoi An Casino Resort will begin in Vietnam on April 23.

New witnesses summoned for US$81M cyber heist probe

Senator Teofisto Guingona III invited a number of witnesses to testify before the Senate after Kim Wong shed some light on the investigation and returned a portion of the stolen funds.


PAGCOR defends casinos after money-laundering controversy

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation said casinos are not the easiest venue for criminals to launder funds.