Illegal Bookmaking

Las Vegas Sands Corporation invests in US Integrity Incorporated

American technology and data-driven analytics firm US Integrity Incorporated has announced its receipt of a strategic investment of an unspecified amount of cash from prominent land-based casino operator Las Ve...

American Gaming Association urges federal government to act on illegal gambling

In the United States and the American Gaming Association trade group has implored the federal government to initiate a coordinated crackdown against unregulated ‘skill game’ machines and illegal online casino a...

Kentucky sportsbetting legalization measure clears committee

In the southern American state of Kentucky and a proposed measure that would legalize sportsbetting has reportedly cleared an influential legislative committee despite considerable antagonism from opponents of ...

New study highlights match-fixing dangers in non-competitive football

In southern Europe and a fresh investigation has found that a lack of effective governance concerning non-competitive games of football is leaving such ‘friendly’ contests vulnerable to instances of match-fixin...

The Blackstone Group Incorporated again sweetens its Crown Resorts Limited buyout proposal

American private equity management firm The Blackstone Group Incorporated has reportedly lodged a second improved offer in its effort to take over beleaguered Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Limited. ...

Lady Luck Card Room owner agrees California plea deal

The Attorney General for the American state of California, Rob Bonta (pictured), has announced the signing of a settlement agreement regarding allegations that the owner of the now-shuttered Lucky Lady Card Roo...

MegaSportsWorld receives PAGCor approval to launch online sportsbetting

The gaming regulator for the Philippines has reportedly granted local retail sportsbook operator MegaSportsWorld permission to begin offering its services to domestic punters online. According to a report fr...

China records significant increase in prosecutions of gambling-related crimes

In China and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate has reportedly announced that it prosecuted 46,575 people over the course of the first six months of 2021 for gambling-related crimes. According to a report fr...

Anti-money laundering watchdog adds the Philippines to its ‘grey list’

The international body that examines and grades countries’ efforts at helping to prevent money laundering has reportedly placed the Philippines on its ‘grey list’ and recommended that the jurisdiction up its ef...

Singapore experiencing a steep rise in online gambling fraud

In Singapore and the last few years have reportedly seen unsuspecting victims lose in excess of $11.6 billion at the hands of scammers running ‘fake’ online gambling platforms. According to a report from GGR...

Taiwanese law enforcement officials break up illicit betting operation

Law enforcement officials in Taiwan have reportedly shut down an illegal gambling operation that is believed to have allowed local gamblers to transfer well over $462.7 million between the island nation and Chi...

Malta Gaming Authority constitutes punt casino Sports Integrity Unit

The gambling regulator for Malta has announced the establishment of a special entity that is to be tasked with gathering information and intelligence on suspicious betting patterns in order to help in the fight...

China to intensify crackdown on illegal online gambling activities

Chinese law enforcement authorities are reportedly set to step up efforts at combating illegal cross-border online gambling as well as the underground banks and payment platforms that allow aficionados in the g...