Vatican and Interpol no longer accepting FIFA funds

Vatican and Interpol no longer accepting FIFA funds

FIFA lost support Friday, June 12, 2015, from both the Vatican and Interpol due to fraud investigations. Interpol stated it would no longer take funding from FIFA, which is supposed to stop match fixing and other corruption in soccer. Four...
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Chinese gamblers flock to Siberia’s Tigre de Cristal Casino

Chinese gamblers flock to Siberia’s Tigre de Cristal Casino

In spite of several unavoidable delays,  Tigre de Cristal Casino opened its doors on October 8, 2015 and is operating smoothly with landmark business in Russia’s Far East.  The Lawrence Ho creation (son of Macau’s gambling king, and mega-entrepr...
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Russian Gaming Week Sochi to be held October 27

Russian Gaming Week Sochi to be held October 27

Russian Gaming Week (RGW) Sochi will be held October 27 at the Sea Galaxy Hotel Congress & SPA in Sochi Russia. The event, organized by Smile-Expo will present a wealth of information and opportunities for those looking to break into...
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RGW Sochi speakers to reveal more about new Russian gambling zone

RGW Sochi speakers to reveal more about new Russian gambling zone

With billions of dollars already invested in infrastructure and facilities for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Russia is moving ahead with plans to populate another gambling zone, this one in the Krasnodar region and specifically at Gorki Gorod Ski Resort,...
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Tigre de Cristal to experience VIP growth over next two years

Tigre de Cristal to experience VIP growth over next two years

In late June, the Tigre de Cristal decided to work with two fixed room junket operators. Since that time, the VIP gaming sector has seen significant growth, based on information from the interim report of the casino promoter which was...
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Lawrence Ho owned unit gains board control at Tigre de Cristal Casino

Lawrence Ho owned unit gains board control at Tigre de Cristal Casino

Lawrence Ho Yau Lung has gained the majority of the directors on the board of Tigre de Cristal operator Oriental Regent Ltd via its fully owned entity Summit Ascent Russia Ltd. Moreover, in a filing to the Hong Kong Stock...
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Three charged in largest bank breach in history

Three charged in largest bank breach in history

Two men being held in Israel after their arrests in July, and a U.S. citizen believed to be hiding out in Moscow have been charged with stealing the contact details of up to 100 million customers of banking giant JPMorgan Chase...
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ESSA establishes presence in Russia with new Fonbet Partnership

ESSA establishes presence in Russia with new Fonbet Partnership

Fonbet, the biggest online betting company operating in Eastern Europe, recently announced that it had signed a partnership agreement with the European Sports Security Association (ESSA). Fonbet which is also the leading online betting operator in Russia decid...
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Russian Far East gambling zone running behind schedule

Russian Far East gambling zone running behind schedule

Efforts to turn the Primorsky Krai region in the far east of Russia into a gambling zone have hit a snag with three of the province’s four planned casinos currently behind schedule to open. According to a report from CalvinAyre.com,...
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RGW Sochi interviews licensing expert; Announces InTech security participation at October 27 event — more

RGW Sochi interviews licensing expert; Announces InTech security participation at October 27 event — more

Russian Gaming Week Sochi is an international forum for representatives of gambling businesses and related industries. It will be held on the Sochi coast of Russia on October 27, 2016. Organizers continue to reveal details of the first ever conference...
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Azov-City gaming zone to stay active till 2019

Azov-City gaming zone to stay active till 2019

Trying to boost business in the $42 billion investment in Sochi, Russian authorities have already announced shutting down casinos in the Azov-City gaming zone. However, the president Vladimir Putin has decided to sign a bill that extends the life of...
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