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Betfair Ordered to Pay Redflag Gamer $150,000
Legislation 13-12-2018

Betfair Ordered to Pay Redflag Gamer $150,000

Betfair Australia has had negative interactions with authorities in the past. However, in a recent dispute, Betfair has been ordered to pay AUS $150,000 to a problem gambler.

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Health Head Turned Crown Executive Says Gambling in Australia Not So Bad
Legislation 12-12-2018

Health Head Turned Crown Executive Says Gambling in Australia Not So Bad

One of the newest directors of Crown Resorts has already made her mark on the board. She’s in favor of minimizing the harm associated with gambling.

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Top Chinese Officials Arrested After Siphoning Billions from Chinese Lottery
Legislation 11-12-2018

Top Chinese Officials Arrested After Siphoning Billions from Chinese Lottery

It appears that China loves nothing more than parading evildoers out in front of everyone. Four senior lottery officials were paraded out in front of the Chinese media and their videotaped confessions publicized.

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China Blocks Two of the Largest Mobile Poker Apps
Legislation 10-12-2018

China Blocks Two of the Largest Mobile Poker Apps

Online poker has become the go-to game of choice over the last few years in China. It has been difficult for the Chinese government to keep track of the thousands of online poker games and poker apps.

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Crown Shares Plunge, Sending Packer’s Personal Wealth Down $800 Million
Financial 09-12-2018

Crown Shares Plunge, Sending Packer’s Personal Wealth Down $800 Million

James Packer has not had the best couple of years. He has seen his personal wealth of over 6 billion dollars reduced by $800 million due to the plunge in his company stock.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Financial 08-12-2018

Fears About Macau Gambling Slide Grow As Chinese Economy Dips Lower

Macau has been at the forefront of the gambling world since 2007, when the revenues of Macau overtook the revenues of Vegas.

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Malaysia Busts Another Chinese Led Gaming Operation
Legislation 07-12-2018

Malaysia Busts Another Chinese Led Gaming Operation

Malaysia, where gambling is largely illegal, is actively busts gaming dens. Gambling dens are so common in the country that busts happen on a weekly basis, especially in larger cities.

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UK Forced to Accelerate Gambling Reforms
Legislation 06-12-2018

UK Forced to Accelerate Gambling Reforms

The British government has recently given in to the growing pressure from lawmakers. The government will proceed with a plan to reform gambling regulations in six months.

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Australia Sees Offshore Gambling Cut in Half
Legislation 05-12-2018

Australia Sees Offshore Gambling Cut in Half

Thirty-three offshore betting sites have withdrawn from the gaming market since new gambling penalties were implemented.

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Illegal Betting Sites Pull Out of Australia
Legislation 04-12-2018

Illegal Betting Sites Pull Out of Australia

Gambling laws can differ greatly depending on the state or region where the gaming is taking place. Some laws are strict and straightforward, while others can be left up to interpretation.

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