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China, Hong Kong, Macau Police Dismantle $134m Illegal Gambling Ring

In a significant breakthrough, police forces from Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macau have successfully dismantled an illegal bookmaking syndicate, leading to the arrest of 93 suspects. The Macau Judiciary Police revealed that the syndicate, which has been operational since 2016, facilitated illegal betting activities involving amounts of at…
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57 people arrested in Hong Kong over illegal gambling rings that raked in HK$460 million

have arrested almost 60 people in a crackdown on overseas gambling websites that have raked in HK$460 million (US$58.9 million) in illegal bets on football matches, horse racing and card games since the start of the year. The force said on Monday that the 57 people - 49 men and eight women - had been detained as part of an operation code-named…
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Former Fontainebleau president gets new gig at Station Casinos

The former president of the newest resort on the Strip has left the company. Mark Tricano, who led the Fontainebleau on the north Strip for about seven months, has taken a leadership role at locals casino operator Station Casinos as senior vice president of operations. "Mark is a talented casino executive who not only knows our company well, but…
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Regulation needed for quasi gambling apps in Hong Kong

The advance of technology has made many aspects of our lives just a simple click away on the internet. But it also raises a wealth of ethical and legal questions, some of which warrant a closer look by the authorities. The growing popularity of simulated online gambling games is a case in point. Hong Kong's Consumer Council is to be commended for…
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A powerhouse partnership: esports in online casinos

Collaboration has always been a way of strengthening companies. This ensures they become a powerhouse that can't be shaken. Partnerships may look different now because of the digital world and technology transforming how we think and perform. Sports and online casinos have always had a close relationship. Most online casinos offer bettors some of…
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HK police arrest 42 for running illegal online gambling op

Hong Kong's police arrested a total of 42 individuals on Wednesday and Thursday for allegedly operating an illegal online gambling platform, which was believed to have been live since March 2022. The criminal group is suspected to have received an average of more than HKD26 million (US$3.3 million) per month in wagers placed through the…
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Taste of Asia now open at Suncoast Hotel and Casino

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Award-winning restaurateur Karrie Hung has officially opened the doors to the Taste Of Asia restaurant at the Suncoast Hotel and Casino. The menu features dishes like honey walnut prawns, pan-fried potstickers, Mongolian beef, seafood Hong Kong crispy noodles, and scallion stir-fried lobster noodles. The restaurant also features…
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Hong Kong influencers face jail for gambling promotion

In Hong Kong, seven influencers were detained on suspicion of promoting foreign websites that took bets on World Cup games, local media reports. They are charged for taking pay for their positions. A conviction for encouraging gambling on social media in Hong Kong carries a maximum sentence of seven years in prison and a fine of HK5 million, while…
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Hong Kong Influencers Arrested for Promoting Gambling Websites

Seven Hong Kong influencers have been arrested by the police and are facing up to seven years in prison for promoting gambling websites online. South China Morning Post reported that the Hong Kong police have arrested seven women because they are suspected of advertising gambling websites on their social media channels. Among them is the…
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7 HK influencers arrested for allegedly promoting illegal online gambling

The Hong Kong police have arrested seven influencers for allegedly promoting illegal online gambling that accept bets on World Cup football matches on their social media over the past week. According to the public press conference, chief inspector Chan Ka Ying of the New Territories South regional crime unit said that the police conducted a…
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Seven influencers arrested for promoting illegal online gambling

Seven influencers have been arrested by police for promoting illegal online gambling on social media within the week, police said on Monday. According to sources, one of the suspects is 28-year-old actress Bui Yee-lam, also known as Chantale Belle. She previously starred in now-emigrated Hong Kong actor Chapman To Man-chak's podcast. A police…
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Will Qatar allow online betting for the FIFA World Cup 2022

There is a growing sense that the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be a historic occasion, marking the first time that an Arab nation has hosted the event. It is widely understood that in order to meet the commercial, licensing and tax criteria set out by FIFA, the host nation must make significant adjustments to its legislation. Legal notions and…
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Candy Club launches the world's first social crypto casino club

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The richest casino owners in the world

One thing that everyone associates casinos with is money. And while many will head to gaming venues in the hope of winning some cash, it's worth noting that these places are big businesses that make a lot of profit. So, with that in mind, we've checked out just how wealthy some casino owners around the globe are. Lui Che Woo In terms of net worth,…
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Imperial Pacific International Dodges Losing its Saipan Casino License

IPI has managed yet again to postpone the hearing on the revocation of its monopoly casino license in Saipan The company owes more than $18 million to the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Casino Commission IPI claims it will settle its debts after an injection of financing but there is skepticism about the truthfulness of this…
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How to Register at Cryptocurrency Casinos

In order to play in one of these online casinos, a player must first register. A user name and password will be generated by some casinos automatically, but these can be changed later. Cryptocurrency casinos want to get you in and playing as soon as possible, so they want to make the registration process as simple and fast as possible. After…
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EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH HONG KONG'S PONG GROUP, OFFERS PLAYERS ALL-NEW DINING REWARDS

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2022 Guide on Best Gambling Practices in Hong Kong

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Casino at Grand Emperor Hotel to halt operations June 26

The casino at Grand Emperor Hotel will close for business as they will not renew the service agreement with gaming concessionaire SJM, which expires June 26, citing "difficult business environment" due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Emperor Entertainment Hotel Limited stated in a filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that in view of the gloomy outlook…
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Cloudbet: The world’s premier cryptocurrency casino

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Global Gambling Industry Report 2022: Information and Data on Activities in 250+ Jurisdictions

The "Global Gambling Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets's offering. This comprehensive Global Gambling Report contains information and data on gambling activities in more than 250 jurisdictions. It is constantly updated with new developments in regulation, taxation and market performance for the sports betting, horseracing, casino,…
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Hong Kong Influencer Faces Seven Years in Jail Over Illegal Gambling Promotion

The South China Morning Post reported that Hong Kong police have conducted an arrest of a 26-year-old social media influencer who is allegedly tied to illegal gambling. Authorities carried a raid and apprehended So Mei-yan, also known by other monikers as Cry So or So Miu-Miu. The arrest occurred earlier this week on Monday and was prompted by the…
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The Best Bitcoin Casinos 2022

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Netmarble picks up social casino developer SpinX Games for $2.19 billion

South Korean mobile developer Netmarble has acquired social casino studio SpinX Games for ₩2.5 trillion ($2.19 billion). The deal will see Netmarble purchase 100 per cent of shares in SpinX Games, as the company continues to expand its offerings while now introducing a new genre to its catalogue. Based in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong and set up in 2014,…
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Celebrity endorsements: How impactful are they for gambling products?

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1400 Arrests, $8M Seized in Illegal Gambling at Euro: Interpol

An Interpol operation targeting illegal gambling during Euro 2020 led to 1400 arrests and the seizure of $7.9 million (6.7 million euros) in cash, the Lyon-based global crime agency reported. Thousands of raids in Asia and Europe also resulted in the confiscation of computers and mobile phones connected to almost $465 million in bets. "While most…
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Hong Kong shares drop over 1.5% as tech, casino stocks weigh

Hong Kong shares ended lower on Wednesday, dragged down by tech and casino gaming stocks, following reports that Beijing will step up its efforts to promote the development of a "civilized" internet. ** The Hang Seng index closed 1.8% lower at 25033.21, while the China Enterprises Index lost 1.6% at 8936.53 points. ** Tech stocks declined after…
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Netmarble offloads KakaoBank shares ahead of casino game buy

Netmarble offloads KakaoBank shares ahead of casino game buy Netmarble logo (Netmarble) Netmarble sold 133 billion won ($114 million) worth of shares in KakaoBank to secure liquidity, a regulatory filing showed on August 26, ahead of the payment deadline for its acquisition of a social casino game company.This is the second time the mobile game…
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Apps to Learn Blackjack Strategy

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Netmarble Set to Expand Its Portfolio With SpinX Games Acquisition

Global mobile game leader Netmarble Corp. is set to expand its horizons with a share purchase agreement, leading to the acquisition of the mobile social casino pioneer SpinX Games. The agreement lays down the details for the acquisition of the fast-growing mobile social casino game developer SpinX, which will sell 100% of its shares to Netmarble,…
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Korean Gaming Giant Netmarble Buys Hong Kong Casino App To Further Global Expansion

Netmarble has agreed to buy Hong Kong-based social casino game company SpinX Games for $2.19 billion in a deal that will expand the South Korean gaming giant's business outside its home market amid a surge in gaming during the pandemic. The Seoul-based company says the deal will let the company "continue its global expansion by adding a new genre…
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SJM H1 net gaming revenue rises 19.4%

Hong Kong-listed SJM Holdings had announced that total group net revenue rose 19.4% year-on-year to HK$5.22bn in the first half of 2021. The results come after SJM Holdings opened the $5bn Grand Lisboa Palace in Cotai. The group's net gaming revenue increased by 18.8% to HK$5076m in the same period a year earlier. Adjusted EBITDA improved by 48.2%…
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Netmarble buying global No. 3 social casino game SpinX for $2.19 bn

South Korean gaming major Netmarble Corp. is acquiring whole ownership in world's third-largest social casino game company for $2.19 billion to reinforce casual game portfolio. Netmarble disclosed on Monday that it would be buying a full stake in Hong Kong-based casino app SpinX Games at $2.19 billion. Shares shot up upon the news, rising 4 percent…
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Netmarble to Take over World's Third-largest Social Casino for 2.5 Tril. Won

Mobile game company Netmarble has decided to acquire "SpinX," the world's third-largest social casino company, in an effort to boost the competitiveness in its overseas business. It has decided to buy a 100 percent stake in SpinX for 2.5 trillion won in cash. If realized, it will go down in history as the largest deal in the game…
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After launching the game-changing concept in June 2020, Swedish iGaming software developer Yggdrasil has released Gator Gold Gigablox, the third entry in its Gigablox slots series. The high-volatility video slot from Cherry AB is situated in the African riverlands, with extra spins, wild multipliers, and up to 4096 chances to win! Throughout the…
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