Jack Lam flees the Philippines to avoid being arrested for illegal online gambling operations

Jack Lam flees the Philippines to avoid being arrested for illegal online gambling operations

Authorities in the Philippines arrested over 1,000 Chinese nationals who were alleged to have been involved in illegal online gambling operations and violating their working visas. Local media reports stated that these Chinese nationals were working at the Fontana Leisure...
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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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Guam legislator proposes measure to close Tiyan fairgrounds “loophole”

Guam legislator proposes measure to close Tiyan fairgrounds “loophole”

In the United States territory of Guam, a local lawmaker has reportedly proposed legislation that would shut down the practice of weekend gambling at a fairgrounds facility located near the small community of Tiyan. According to a report from local...
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Guam anti-casino group calls for investigation into illegal gambling

Guam anti-casino group calls for investigation into illegal gambling

In the United States territory of Guam, an anti-casino group has reportedly called on government officials to investigate alleged illegal gambling activities it believes are taking place at a fairgrounds facility near the community of Tiyan. According to a rep...
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Jimei International distances itself from Director Jack Lam after Philippine authorities issue arrest warrant

Macau based and Hong Kong listed Jimei International Entertainment Group Limited released a statement to distance itself from its controlling shareholder and executive director Jack Lam after authorities in the Philippines issued an arrest warrant  based on b...
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Philippines to deport over 1300 Chinese nationals detained in online gambling crackdown

Philippines to deport over 1300 Chinese nationals detained in online gambling crackdown

The Philippines continues its crackdown against some elements of the gambling industry in the country under the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte. Authorities in the Philippines arrested over 1300 Chinese nationals last week who were allegedly involved ...
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Japanese police bust illegal baccarat casino

Japanese police bust illegal baccarat casino

As legislators in Japan decide whether to pass legislation to legalize resort casinos, police in Kanagawa Prefecture have announced that they recently busted an illegal baccarat venue that had reportedly racked up revenues of around $9.63 million after only te...
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Fontana Leisure Parks & Casino shut down after Pagcor revokes permits; Lam still at large

Fontana Leisure Parks & Casino shut down after Pagcor revokes permits; Lam still at large

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) agents in cooperation with Angeles City police and the regional Criminal Investigation and Detection Group carried out an order issued by President Duterte to shutter Fontana Leisure Parks and Casino after Pagcor ...
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Philippines President says lack of manpower preventing his government from cracking down on illegal gambling

Philippines President says lack of manpower preventing his government from cracking down on illegal gambling

Rodrigo Duterte, the President of the Philippines has created a lot of controversy within the first year of his rule as his government looks to crackdown on corruption, wage war on narcotics and clean up the country. Rodrigo has received...
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Online gaming domains blocked by Russian State Agency

Online gaming domains blocked by Russian State Agency

Gamblers in Russia will now have a lessened opportunity to take part in online casino and poker gaming thanks to a decision by the state agency. The agency has been threatening to block gamblers from the activity and have now...
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Valparaiso to get tough on illegal gambling machines

Valparaiso to get tough on illegal gambling machines

Following the publication last month of new nationwide guidelines that established clearer definitions for gambling machines, the Chilean state of Valparaiso has reportedly announced that it plans to be the first in the country to carry out an official count.....
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