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Paul Phua has Sports Betting Conviction in Malaysia

Paul Phua

Paul Phua, the high-stakes poker player who is standing trial in the US accused of masterminding a World Cup betting operation from Caesars Palace, has a conviction in Malaysia for the same offense, it has emerged. Malaysian media reported this week that Phua was arrested in 2004 for his involvement in a betting ring centered…Read More

RAWA Sponsor Lindsey Graham Considers 2016 Presidential Run

GOP Senator Lindsey Graham South Carolina

Lindsey Graham, the Republican Senator for South Carolina, who, along with Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), is co-sponsor of Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), is weighing the possibilities for a 2016 run at  the presidency. Graham this week established a committee known as “Security Through Strength” that will explore whether a bid for the GOP…Read More

Match-Fixing, Honey Traps, and Blackmail: Simply Not the Cricket World Cup  

Heath Mills, chief executive of the Cricket Players Association

The Cricket World Cup is almost upon us, but before half the world stops reading, let us remind you that this story is about glamorous femme fatales, blackmail, criminal betting syndicates and match-fixing. So stay with us. As Australia and New Zealand prepare to host the upcoming international championships, Heath Mills, the chief executive of…Read More

Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Grilled by RAWA Spearheader Lindsey Graham on Online Gambling Views

Loretta Lynch Attorney General nominee

Loretta Lynch neatly sidestepped the issue of online gambling when quizzed on the subject at yesterday’s US Attorney General confirmation hearing. The question was put to the AG nominee by Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), one of the co-sponsors of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA). RAWA seeks to ban all forms of online gambling…Read More

Gambling Rules May Derail David Ginola And His FIFA Presidential Bid

David Ginola FIDE Presidential gambling

David Ginola, the FIFA presidential candidate that has been publicly backed by Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, seemingly has an endless number of challenges plaguing his campaign (such as it is). He’s short on money, can’t seem to drum up support from member federations, and isn’t being taken seriously by many inside or outside of the…Read More