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Why is Gambling not Allowed in Some Countries?

Gambling as a prominent recreational activity predates modern history. From horse racing in the 16th century right up to the online casinos that we use today, gambling remains a central part of British life. On the other hand, gambling is completely illegal in many countries, including Japan, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, and Cambodia. While…
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Online gambling is a scam, warns Indonesia government in bid to curb the vice

JAKARTA - Around 2.7 million Indonesians gamble online regularly, with fund circulation of roughly 327 trillion rupiah (S$27.5 billion) in 2023 prompting a worried government to try to eradicate the vice by calling it a scam. In its fight against the promoters of gambling sites, the Ministry of Communications and Informatics took down more than…
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Online gambling market in Southeast Asia: insights from EvenBet Gaming CEO

EvenBet Gaming CEO Dmitry Starostenkov shares strategies for tapping into the Asian market market. one of the complex geographies for market entry, Statista projects it to reach a billion-dollar revenue in 2024, totalling USD1.23bn, with an average revenue per user expected to reach USD 207.90 by the same year. Dmitry Starostenkov, the CEO…
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Two sisters held in bust of B700m gambling site

Police also charge two firms with sending millions of online messages promoting betting Two sisters in Lampang face charges of running a gambling website that had about 700 million baht in circulation, police say. The women were arrested along with four staff members in raids on three houses in the northern province on Thursday. Two companies in…
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China consistent on cross-border gambling stance: ministry

China's "position on cross-border gambling is consistent and clear," said Lin Jian (pictured), a Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, during a regular media briefing in Beijing on Monday. Mr Lin was responding to a question from a journalist regarding a message the same day from China's embassy in Singapore, warning Chinese citizens to "stay…
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Cambodia: 496 arrested for illegal gambling in first two months of 2024

Authorities carried out 300 raids between January 1 and March 3. Cambodia.- Touch Sokhak, the deputy spokesman of the Ministry of Interior, has revealed that 496 people were arrested in operations at 300 illicit gambling sites in the first two months of the year. According to Sokhak, law enforcement authorities took legal action against 69…
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Cambodia: 496 arrested for illegal gambling in first two months of 2024
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In Malaysia, slot machine players risk losing it all to ‘crack cocaine’ of gambling

Beyond two wary doormen and through a plush reception, the "Gold Valley Club" near a Kuala Lumpur shopping centre is doing brisk business, an adult funland of slot machines, where hostesses offer free drinks to gamblers in Malaysia who, for an entry bet of just 50 ringgit (US$10), can stand to win a jackpot. But the majority lose - for some, all…
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Illegal online casinos spread crypto-crime across Asia

Global crime networks have set up shop in autonomous territories run by armed gangs across Southeast Asia, and are using them to host physical and online casinos that, in concert with crypto exchanges, have led to an explosion of money laundering, cyberfraud, and cybercrime across the region and beyond. The scenario above was outlined on Monday by…
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From Disneyland to Scotland: BC lottery winners share their vacation plans

BC lottery winners in 2023 had big plans on how they wanted to enjoy their jackpots, and at the top of the list were vacation getaways. The lucky lotto players are getting ready to visit family around the world or embark on dream bucket-list trips with their winnings. Mexico, Croatia and Africa are just a few of the destinations. Here's where these…
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Gambling addiction on the rise as illegal gaming market flourishes

Mr. Park, a 27-year-old office worker, got addicted to gambling eight years ago at state-run casino Kangwon Land in Jeongseon, Gangwon. For four years, he's been gambling at the Texas Hold'em pubs in the Ingye-dong neighborhood of Suwon, Gyeonggi. The area has one of the highest concentrations of poker pubs in Korea. "A large number of hold'em pubs…
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NUSTAR giant LED has Aristocrat as debut slot promo

Aristocrat Gaming says it is the first gaming equipment supplier to have product promoted on NUSTAR Resort and Casino's giant LED billboard. The promotional equipment at the property in Cebu City, in the Philippines, is being used to highlight Aristocrat's "Tian Ci Jin Lu" slot. The gaming product was installed at the property earlier this…
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SECC orders crackdown on illegal online gambling site

The General Secretariat of the Cambodian Commercial Gambling Management Commission (SECC) says it will crackdown on social media coverage of illegal online gambling sponsored by the "PK777" online casino In a press release on November 13, 2023, the General Secretariat of the Commission for the Management of Commercial Gambling of Cambodia stated…
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Crackdown on illegal online video gambling platform

The General Secretariat of the Cambodian Commercial Gambling Management Commission (GSCGMC) said it will crack down on social media coverage and advertising of an illegal online video gambling platform sponsored by the'PK777 online casino'. On Monday, the commission issued a press release acknowledging public outcry about illegal online video…
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Casino plans need rethink

The plight of the 160-plus Thais who were duped to work in call centres and casinos in Myanmar's Shan state reminds us of the alarming reality that Thailand is becoming a major transit route for human trafficking and money laundering for casino businesses and online scams in the lower Mekong region. Currently, 164 Thais are stranded at a safe…
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Aristocrat eye-catcher ‘Tian Ci Jin Lu’ slot in Macau soon

Aristocrat Gaming, the casino technology segment of Aristocrat Leisure Ltd, says it has launched its slot game "Tian Ci Jin Lu" - complete with what it terms "metamorphic signage" (pictured) - at Hann Casino Resort in Clark, in the Philippines. The product is also in the Manila market in the Philippines, in Singapore, and in Cambodia, and "will…
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Aristocrat unveils new game Tian Ci Jin Lu at Clark’s Hann Casino Resort with “first in the region” metamorphic signage

Aristocrat Gaming has unveiled its award-winning game Tian Ci Jin Lu at Hann Casino Resort in Clark, Philippines, showcasing metamorphic signage that is a first for the region where the sign becomes a major part of the game. The metamorphic sign is designed to create a dynamic experience in which the content interacts with the jackpot values on the…
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UN Warns of Growing Money Laundering, Shadow Banking Risk from Mekong Casinos

Transnational criminal gangs are using Southeast Asia's booming and increasingly digital gambling industry as a shadow banking system to covertly move and launder ever more dirty money, United Nations officials have told VOA. Drawing on new research and analysis, including the latest intelligence from local law enforcement, the U.N. Office on Drugs…
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NCCT ask Indonesia to share online gambling info

The National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT) requested the Indonesian authorities to share their experiences and information related to the discovery of illegal online gambling sites in Cambodia. "We asked the Indonesian authorities to share their experiences, information, and locations of illegal online gambling in Cambodia," Chou Bun…
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Indonesian Ministry of Communications finds online gambling servers based in Cambodia, Philippines

Indonesian Minister of Communication and Information (Kominfo), Budi Arie Setiadi, stated that servers of rampant online gambling sites in the country are based in Cambodia and the Philippines, where such gambling activities are ilegal. "The servers are located in Cambodia and the Philippines," Budi Arie said in a press conference at the Kominfo…
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Kominfo Finds Online Gambling Servers Based in Cambodia, Philippines

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Indonesian Minister of Communication and Information (Kominfo), Budi Arie Setiadi, stated that servers of rampant online gambling sites in the country are based in Cambodia and the Philippines, where such gambling activities are legal. "The servers are located in Cambodia and the Philippines," Budi Arie said in a press…
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Online gambling kingpin has links throughout South-east Asia

SINGAPORE - He was generous with charities and often dined with the well-connected in Cambodia while pitching himself as a businessman, but casino kingpin She Zhijiang was in fact the brains behind an illegal gambling and online scam empire with links to people and firms throughout South-east Asia. She's operations tapped blockchain technology…
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Online gambling kingpin has links throughout South-east Asia
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How To Use Free Credit At Online Casinos In Malaysia

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Mackenzie woman claims nearly $365,000 after hitting online jackpot

Shannon Stuart is on cloud nine these days. That's because the Mackenzie woman won nearly $365000 after playing the holiday-themed Winning Tree casino game on BCLC's PlayNow.com website. "I kept asking the BCLC employee if this was real. They had to repeat the amount three or four times," Stuart said. "My husband didn't believe it, either. He made…
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461 arrested in Thailand in 2022 for links to online gambling

Authorities in Thailand arrested in 2022 a total of 461 people for alleged involvement in illegal online gambling websites, said the country's Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, as cited by local media outlet the Bangkok Post. Both land-based gambling and online gambling are illegal in Thailand. According to the media report, the Thai…
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Cambodia implements legal changes for casinos

Cambodia is determined to break away from the ways of old once and for all, especially when this concerns its casino industry. In a new report by The Khmer Times, the media details a new revenue-based tax model that came into effect on December 30, 2022 that will now help the country better regulate its gambling industry and casinos. According to…
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Are casinos a safe bet?

Today, the Lower House will make a decision on whether to endorse a feasibility report that could see the legalisation of casinos -- a policy that is hoped will bring in tax revenue and promote tourism. Lawmakers have been toying with the idea of legalising casinos for over a decade, wanting to follow Singapore, Malaysia and Cambodia, which use…
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Cambodia executes fresh revenue-based tax model for casinos

From December 30, 2022, Cambodia's Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) began applying the latest revenue-based rules for taxes and procedures for commercial gambling business, aka casinos, to the self-proclaimed regime, after decades of applying a "lump sum" method of taxation, according to a senior official of the ministry. Decision on the…
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Cambodia changes tax rules for commercial gambling businesses

Cambodia has changed tax regulations for commercial gambling businesses, moving towards a self-declaration regime. It has thus changed the lump sum-based system that had been in place since the 1990s. The new rules, the government says, also help implement anti-money laundering and anti-corruption rules, and combat tax evasion. The changes were…
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Cambodia Implements New Taxation Regime for Commercial Gambling Establishments

Cambodia has started to implement a new taxation regime on commercial gambling establishments, on a self-declaration basis. The new regime encompasses a revenue-based tax rule and procedures, following a lump sum-based regime which had been in place for decades. The gambling establishments are also required to follow the International Financial…
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37,000 Cases of Cross-Border Gambling Shut Down by China in 2022

Xinhua News Agency confirmed that authorities have been able to track down vast networks of illegal gambling organizations and intervene in cases that involved illegal gambling. A total of 2600 online gambling platforms have been targeted and shut down while more than 1100 casinos have been halted. Meanwhile, authorities have also dealt away with…
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2023: maybe a reboot in Asia casino client profile

The'reopening' of China in terms of outbound travel for its citizens, after three years of stringent controls due to Covid-19 containment, will be a key factor in 2023 for the Asia Pacific casino sector, says a number of industry commentators spoken to by GGRAsia. Some mention not only what it might mean for Macau, after multiple quarters of low or…
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Fire in Cambodia border casino finally put out

A fire that broke out in a border casino between Cambodia and Thailand has left at least 24 people dead, with many unaccounted for, but has been finally put out. The fire broke in the late hours of Wednesday night, at 11:30 pm local time according to Agence France-Presse and other media outlets, citing local sources. The site, the Grand Diamond…
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Eight bodies found in ruins of Cambodia casino fire

POIPET, Cambodia: Cambodian rescue teams recovered eight bodies on Friday from the charred rooms of a casino-hotel where a fire killed at least 27 people a day earlier, with more than 20 people still missing. About 400 employees and patrons were in the Grand Diamond City casino and hotel in Poipet, a town on the Thai border, when the fire broke out…
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Eight bodies found in ruins of Cambodia casino fire
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More victims recovered from Cambodia casino hotel fire

POIPET, Cambodia (AP) - The confirmed death toll from a massive fire at a casino hotel complex in western Cambodia rose to 25 on Friday as the search resumed for victims, officials said. The blaze at the Grand Diamond City casino and hotel in the town of Poipet on the Thai border started around midnight Wednesday and was extinguished more than 12…
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Massive fire at Cambodia hotel casino kills at least 19

POIPET, Cambodia -- A massive fire at a Cambodian hotel casino Thursday injured over 60 people and killed at least 19 - a number that officials warned would rise after the search for bodies resumes Friday. The blaze, which started around midnight Wednesday, was put out over 12 hours later at 2 p.m. Thursday, said Sek Sokhom, head of Banteay…
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Massive fire at Cambodia hotel casino kills at least 16

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - A massive fire that lasted more than 12 hours in a Cambodian hotel casino killed at least 16 people and injured about 50, while other victims were apparently not yet accounted for Thursday, as neighboring Thailand sent firetrucks to help fight the blaze in a bustling border town. Videos posted on social media showed…
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Cambodia Casino Fire: 10 Killed, Over 50 Injured In Massive Blaze; People Jump Out Of Windows To Save Life

AT LEAST 10 people were killed while over 50 others were injured in a massive fire that broke out at a hotel casino in Cambodia. In the video, that surfaced on the internet, people were seen jumping out of the windows in a bid to escape the blaze. As many as 53 were wounded and eight people were missing, provincial authorities in neighbouring…
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Digital wallets good option for casinos: GLI boss Maida

As Covid-19 is now in the'rear mirror' for much of the world, the focus in 2023 for gaming technology testing service and consultancy Gaming Laboratories International LLC (GLI) will be connecting with clients face-to-face. That is according to James Maida (pictured), GLI's president and chief executive. In an interview with GGRAsia, the veteran…
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Song wins WPT Prime Championship at Wynn Las Vegas

Gaming News 20 December 2022 (PRESS RELEASE) -- Stephen Song outlasted a field of 5430 entrants to be crowned Champion at the inaugural WPT Prime Championship at Wynn Las Vegas yesterday, claiming the grand prize of $712650."Honestly, it's incredible," said Song. "There were so many points in this tournament where I was under 10 bigs from Day 2…
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Still at it: More foreigners detained in S’ville over online gambling

Amid the claim that job scam operations in Preah Sihanouk province's Sihanoukville are on the wane, some 233 foreigners, 35 of whom were women, were rounded up in operations against illegal online gambling in the city between November 30 and Friday. Preah Sihanouk provincial police chief Major General Chuon Narin said several illegal Vietnamese…
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Asia round-up: Emperor, ACMA, Malaysia & our top stories from the region this week

Operator of the Grand Emperor Hotel, Emperor Entertainment, has reported total revenue of HK$108.6m (US$13.9m) for the six months up to 30 September 2022. The company says this figure, a 51% decline from the prior-year period, is a result of the cessation of the operator's Macau gaming business. It was announced that the Grand Emperor Hotel in…
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Criminal Police Agency razes US$1.2 billion online gambling ring

After two-day tracking on November 21 and November 22, the C02 coordinated with professional units of the Ministry of Public Security, the Public Security Department of Ho Chi Minh City and Dong Nai Province to raid 14 points in Ho Chi Minh City and Dong Nai Province, arrested 14 subjects and seized many exhibits serving for gambling.The police…
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‘Dark business’: Thailand braces for World Cup gambling frenzy

Bangkok, Thailand - Every 15 minutes, a small crowd gathers at a shack in a Bangkok market to wait for the numbers to be drawn. The buzz of anticipation at each ping-pong lotto draw is palpable but the excitement is invariably short-lived. When the number five is called out at a recent draw, a man chewing a betel nut sighs at his loss of 1000 Thai…
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Cambodia and China sign agreement to halt illegal online gambling

Cambodia and China solidify their partnership with an agreement to improve their joint efforts to stop online gambling and telecommunications scams. This very productive deal was announced to the public last week, when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited Cambodia to participate in the Association of South-East Asian Nations. New agreement: This…
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Cambodia, China pledge to crack down on online gambling

Cambodia and China have agreed to strengthen cooperation, including efforts to crack down on online gambling and telecommunications scams. The agreement was on the occasion of the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Cambodia last week, according to a joint statement. Premier Li (pictured), who was in Cambodia to take part in the Association of…
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With casinos struggling, ‘Las Vegas of Asia’ looks to reduce reliance on gambling

BEIJING - Losing money due to COVID, the American casino giants that helped make Macao the "Las Vegas of Asia" face a fresh challenge: The tiny Chinese territory wants them to help reduce its reliance on gambling by paying to build theme parks and other attractions. The former Portuguese colony stayed out of business decisions for decades and now…
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Best online gaming sites accepting players from Cambodia

Online casinos are massively getting popular across the world, and many gamblers are interested in joining virtual casinos. It provides a kind of benefit as it allows users to bet on their favorite games straight from home. Cambodia is the place where gamblers need such platforms to continue their betting. There are so many people in Cambodia…
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5 Countries With The Most Restrictive Gambling Laws

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Japan to Penalize Players at Offshore Gambling Websites

Many countries around the world are trying to protect their citizens from illegal offshore gambling websites. In China, authorities are targeting overseas destinations such as Cambodia and the Philippines and exerting soft power to shutter the offshore gambling sectors. In Australia, the Australian Communications and Media Authority is targeting…
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Macau advances digital currency acceptance, but will casinos accept?

Macau is pressing ahead with plans to recognize digital currency as legal tender, offering the possibility that China's digital yuan might one day be accepted in the world's largest gambling hub. Last week, Macau's Executive Council (ExCo) reviewed the latest draft of its Legal Regime for the Creation and Issuance of Money, which addresses what is…
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Best Online Gambling Sites Malaysia

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As the gambling industry shifts online, so is a huge portion of Asia's massive population of gamblers. Online slots and lotteries are as popular as anywhere else, but one product outstrips all others in Asian gamblers' eyes: live dealer games. Assessing the potential of the Asian audience, Slotegrator, a gambling software developer with 10 years of…
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Cambodian Police Raid Over 10000 Gambling Dens Nationwide

Cambodian police have raided more than 10000 suspected illegal gambling establishments and taken legal action against 127 of them, authorities have revealed. National Police spokesman Lieutenant General Chhay Kim Khoeun stated that the raids had taken place over the course of a month following a recent order from Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen…
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Cambodia Police Conduct Big Illegal Gambling Crackdown

Police in Cambodia raided more than 10000 premises as part of a crackdown on illegal gambling. National Police spokesperson Lieutenant General Chhay Kim Khoeun revealed that legal action has been taken against 127 of the locations that were subject to a raid. The entire nationwide operation took place between September 15 and October 13. a big push…
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Cambodia cranks up illegal gambling crackdown

Cambodian police have cracked down more than 10000 illegal gambling sites and arrested over 200 people over the past month, the National Police confirmed. Speaking at a press conference on "The achievements of the Ministry of Interior over the past five years," National Police spokesman Lieutenant General Chhay Kim Khoeun said, quoted by the Khmer…
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Police raid over 10,000 gambling dens nationwide

The past month has seen police crackdown on more than 10000 illegal gambling sites and arrests of over 200 people who were sent to the court, the National Police confirmed. Speaking at a press conference on "The achievements of the Ministry of Interior over the past five years" on Thursday, National Police spokesman Lieutenant General Chhay Kim…
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Cambodian Authorities to Continue with Gambling Crackdown

Cambodia authorities are adamant that the crackdown on illegal gambling should continue, confirmed Minister of Interior Sar Kheng, who also warning law enforcement officers to avoid getting involved with these crimes. Kheng addressed the issue of online gambling alongside drug offenses while speaking at the inauguration of a new school building in…
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700 Staff Held for Ransom by Chinese-Run Casino in Laos

The reign of terror spread by Chinese crime networks across southeast Asia continues after it emerged a Laos casino is holding for ransom around 700 Malaysian workers. holding the workers against their will On Monday, Washington DC-based Benar News reported that a Chinese-owned casino and resort in northern Laos is holding the workers against their…
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Over 90% of Cambodian illegal gambling shut down

Over 90% of illegal gambling business owners in Cambodia have ceased trading after police launched an eight-day nationwide operation, as reported by The Phnom Penh Post. Officers are reportedly still suppressing operations throughout the country, along with stepping up their efforts to educate the general public about the dangers of gambling. On…
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Cambodian Illegal Gambling Scene Almost Completely Shut Down

Cambodia is on a full-on large-scale war against illegal gambling nationwide. The police have reportedly been conducting an operation throughout the entire country for more than a week now, and the results are astounding, at least according to reports citing local authorities. No matter how successful these operations may sound, it still leaves a…
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Philippines Readies Crackdown on Chinese Online Gambling Operations

The Philippines intends to shut down 175 online gambling firms and deport about 40000 Chinese nationals who are working for them, as pressure builds on the government to crack down on the shadowy online gaming sector. An official from the Ministry of Justice announced the plan on Monday, citing the ecosystem of criminal activities that has grown…
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Police make arrests in illegal gambling raid in Cambodia and Thailand

Thailand and Cambodia have been subject to major crackdowns of anti-gambling activity in recent weeks, with police making arrests in both areas. Over 550 illegal immigrants were detained in Cambodia while 40 were arrested in Thailand. The arrests were a result of an operation involving several agencies and were connected to raids on illegal…
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Philippines Gambling Crackdown to Deport 40,000 Chinese

In the same week the UN warned of the brutality and criminality of Chinese-operated casinos in the Golden Triangle of Northeast Asia, the Philippines has moved to rid itself of hundreds of offshore gambling operators (POGOs). intially deporting about 3000 Chinese workers in October On Monday, Philippine Department of Justice (DOJ) spokesperson Jose…
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541 foreigners without work permits detained in Sihanoukville incarceration, torture, human trafficking and illegal online gambling raid

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration has revealed the details of a four-day operation from 18 to 21 September 2022 to inspect "Paw Yong Technology" in Sihanoukville on suspicion of incarceration, torture, human trafficking and illegal online gambling. The Sihanoukville Provincial Administration said that during the four-day operation on the…
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Alvin Chau denies involvement in online gambling operations

Two defendants testified in the matter involving Alvin Chau, but Chau continued denying his involvement saying, "he does not gamble and was not familiar with gambling operations." Along with 20 other defendants, there are 286 criminal cases registered against Chau for allegedly promoting illegal gambling, operating a criminal syndicate, fraud, and…
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91 arrested and 44 locations raided in Phnom Penh illegal gambling crackdown

As the widespread crackdown - ordered by PM Hun Sen on Saturday- against illegal gambling in Cambodia continues, Phnom Penh authorities have revealed the scale of the crime blitz in the capital Colonel San Sok Seiha, spokesman for the Phnom Penh Municipal Police, said that the Phnom Penh Municipal Unity Command cracked down on a total of 44…
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60 Vietnamese Manage to Escape From Cambodia Casino

For the second time in a month, a large number of Vietnamese nationals have escaped from a Cambodian casino where they were allegedly being exploited. [Image: Shutterstock.com] Over the weekend, 60 Vietnamese citizens escaped from a casino in Cambodia where they were allegedly being held and exploited. It marks the second time a group of Vietnamese…
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Cambodian police rescue Vietnamese woman from gambling company

Vietnamese escapees from a Cambodian casino rest at a house in An Giang Province, southern Vietnam, August 19, 2022. Photo by VnExpress/Ngoc Tai Police in Cambodia's Sihanoukville City said they rescued a Vietnamese woman from an online gambling firm on Friday as part of a crackdown on illegal labor and human trafficking. The woman, whose identity…
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Cambodian Prime Minister Launches New Volley Against Illegal Gambling

After rumors surfaced that Cambodia would crack down on illegal casinos and the other criminal activity surrounding it, an order finally came on Saturday signed by the country's prime minister, Hun Sen. The order essentially tells authorities and police to look into any officials that may have been complicit or failed to act in the face of…
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The Manila Times

'Asean members should address online gambling issues'

Sen. Maria Josefa Imelda "Imee" Marcos. File Photo SEN. Maria Imelda Josefa "Imee" Marcos said the Philippines and fellow Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) members should address the law and order issues linked to offshore online gaming. The senator made the proposal amid the rising number of kidnapping and other crimes in the…
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'Asean members should address online gambling issues'
The Tech Report

Top Online Casino Sites 2022 Reviewed

Although online casinos are banned in Singapore; the greatest online casino allows us to play our favorite casino games. Top software companies offer the most exciting and potentially lucrative slot, table, and live dealer games for online casinos. This page will list the top offshore casinos that welcome Singaporean players. To provide you with…
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Top Online Casino Sites 2022 Reviewed
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PPATK: Trillions of Online Gambling Money Flow to Students, Police Accounts

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) on Wednesday announced the finding of large amounts of money flowing to students and police personnel that is believed to come from online gambling, which is said to reach Rp155 trillion. PPATK spokesperson M. Natsir Kongah said investigators have been notified about…
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PPATK: Trillions of Online Gambling Money Flow to Students, Police Accounts
Khmer Times

Authorities tighten noose around illegal gambling

Crackdown on illegal gambling should begin at the local level, according to the Cambodian Gambling Regulatory Committee (CEC). In Cambodia, gambling is allowed only for foreigners, and at licensed casinos. Ros Phearun, secretary general of Cambodian Gambling Management Committee of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, told local authorities that…
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Authorities tighten noose around illegal gambling
Gambling News

China’s Thai Embassy Warns Nationals Not to Participate in Illegal Gambling

China continues to project regional dominance in matters that involve its citizens who travel to neighboring countries to gamble. On Monday, the Chinese Embassy in Thailand said that it had received pleas from Chinese nationals who were involved in cross-border gambling and who had, as a result, suffered property and safety damages. The embassy…
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Malta Today

Thailand considers legalising casinos

Gambling has existed in various forms across the world throughout history, experiencing both tolerance and prohibition depending on the period of time and locality. Since the 1930s, Thailand's relationship with gambling of all kinds has been tense. The first half of the 20th century saw the country pass the 1935 Gambling Act, prohibiting all forms…
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Thailand considers legalising casinos
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The Great Features of EU9 Online Casino Malaysia

Online casinos have become very popular thanks to the twin benefit of a fun-filled casino experience from the comfort of home offered by them. While there are umpteen online casinos available in the global market, only a handful of them has been able to gain the trust of the players. One such online casino is EU9, which is Asia's biggest and most…
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The Great Features of EU9 Online Casino Malaysia
La Prensa Latina

Cambodian casinos spell hell for thousands of trafficking victims

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Aug 30 (EFE).- The recent escapes and rescues of foreigners who worked in Cambodia under a slavery has highlighed the human trafficking problem in the country, where Chinese mafias use young Southeast Asian people to work in casinos and other businesses with apparent impunity. The problem, denounced in recent months by…
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Cambodian casinos spell hell for thousands of trafficking victims
The Diplomat

Should Cambodia Ban Casinos?

To quickly answer the question posed in my headline: not yet. But the Cambodian government needs to at least put this possibility on the table, to set a fire under the feet of the casino owners. A statement must be made by Phnom Penh that casinos have less than 12 months to turn the current dire situation around. If they fail, then regular gambling…
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Should Cambodia Ban Casinos?
VnExpress

Vietnamese parents buy back children from Cambodian casino mafia

Four families in Hai Phong City visited Cambodia to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to get their children back after the latter were tricked and trafficked by an acquaintance. Nguyen Tuan of An Duong District in Hai Phong learned late March that his teenage son wished to travel to Cambodia and work with his friends. It was Nguyen Van Anh, 45,…
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Vietnamese parents buy back children from Cambodian casino mafia
Casino Guru

Cambodia seeks to boost tourism with 70 casino license renewals

Days after more than 40 people made an intrepid crossing from Cambodia and swam through the Mekong River back to Vietnam, the country is attempting to give a boost to its gaming sector and casino industry. The Khmer Times cited information by the General Secretariat of the Commercial Gambling Management Commission of Cambodia which confirmed that…
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Cambodia seeks to boost tourism with 70 casino license renewals
Gambling News

Indonesia to Continue Blocking Illegal Gambling Activities, Minister Says

Indonesia's minister for communication and information technology, Johnny G Plate, has announced that authorities will do everything they can to block and remove online gambling sites. Plate stated that even though the ministry has the tools, it takes a lot of legwork to check whether these types of systems are legitimate. The ministry of…
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Indonesia to Continue Blocking Illegal Gambling Activities, Minister Says
Tempo.co

PPATK: Online Gambling Thrives Because Many People Play

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) continues to monitor the fund flow of online gambling in Indonesia. Gambling is completely illegal in the country, but the practice is increasingly widespread among societies due to technological advancements and a considerably high demand. "Online gamblers are very…
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GGRAsia

Non-China VIPs key target for Asia casinos: marketers

Acquiring VIP and premium-mass gamblers from outside China is a priority for Asia Pacific casino operators, say several industry marketing specialists spoken to by GGRAsia. That could be a challenge particularly for Macau operators, that have spent more than a decade generating a lot of their gambling volume from high-value customers from mainland…
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Non-China VIPs key target for Asia casinos: marketers
Asgam

Cambodia renews 47 casino licenses in bid to boost sector

Cambodia's Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) says it has renewed 47 casino licenses and another seven games of chance licenses as it looks to help the gaming sector rebuild from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The update, provided by the Ministry's General Secretariat of Commercial Gambling Management Commission of Cambodia (CGMC) on…
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Cambodia renews 47 casino licenses in bid to boost sector
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Cambodian government renews 70 licenses for casinos and gambling-oriented companies

The General Secretariat of Commercial Gambling Management Commission of Cambodia (CGMC) of the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) has announced the renewal of 70 licenses to casino and game of chance companies in the second quarter of this year. The General Secretariat granted licenses to 47 casinos and seven games of chance companies on Friday,…
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Cambodian government renews 70 licenses for casinos and gambling-oriented companies
iGaming Business

Global Gaming Awards 2022 Asia: Novomatic wins category “table game of the year”

The Global Gaming Awards 2022 Asia in Singapore, Novomatic's proven electronic table games solution Novo Unity II received the award in the category "table game of the year" Gumpoldskirchen/Singapore, August 22nd, 2022 -The Global Gaming Awards have been recognising special milestones and achievements in the gaming industry since 2014. 2022 marks…
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Global Gaming Awards 2022 Asia: Novomatic wins category “table game of the year”
The Jakarta Post

Central Java Police arrest 34 online gambling suspects

Purbalingga, Central Java ● Sun, August 21, 20222022-08-2113:100b2587592dd54281f57bdb7dba9151ca61Archipelagoonline-gambling,National-Police,Listyo-Sigit-Prabowo,Ferdy-SamboFree Police have arrested 34 illegal gambling suspects in two raids on Thursday and Friday in Central Java, including six suspects of an alleged online gambling ring in…
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Central Java Police arrest 34 online gambling suspects
Khmer Times

Indonesian police raid ‘Cambodia’ online gambling headquarters raided in Central Java, 6 suspects nabbed

The General Criminal Investigation Directorate (Dierscrimm) of the Central Java Police raided the online gambling headquarters in Bojongsari District, Purbalingga Regency. Six people were named as suspects as a result of the raid. The Director of the Criminal Investigation Department said, "Friday night, at 2100, we conducted law enforcement…
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Indonesian police raid ‘Cambodia’ online gambling headquarters raided in Central Java, 6 suspects nabbed
Nation World

'Cambodia' Online Gambling Headquarters Raided In Purvlingga, 6 Suspects

The General Criminal Investigation Directorate (Dierscrimm) of the Central Java Police raided the online gambling headquarters in Bojongsari District, Purbalingga Regency. Six people were named as suspects as a result of the raid. The Director of the Criminal Investigation Department said, "Last night, at 21.00 WIB, we conducted law enforcement…
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WION

Thai police detain an alleged Chinese gambling lord

Thailand police have arrested a Chinese fugitive wanted by Beijing for allegedly running illegal online gambling operations, and will soon extradite him to China as per authorities. According to Thailand's deputy police spokeswoman Kissana Phathanacharoen, She Zhijiang, 40, a Chinese national who also holds a Cambodian passport, was detained last…
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Thai police detain an alleged Chinese gambling lord