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Novomatic Billionaire Embroiled in Casinos Austria Corruption Probe with Austrian Far-Right Politician

Austrian police confirmed this week a raid on addresses linked to Johann Graf, the billionaire CEO of European gaming giant Novomatic, as well as the company’s chairman, Harald Neumann. The moves came as part… Read More

Poker Pro Michael Borovetz Arrested at Detroit Airport, Charged With Defrauding Travelers

Michael Borovetz, age 44, a poker player known throughout the country who is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was arrested this week in Detroit and charged with attempting to defraud unsuspecting travelers. Wayne County Airport… Read More

Toronto Mayor Blasts ‘Anti-Fun Police’ After Seniors Gambling Crackdown

A group of Toronto senior citizens who played card games and bingo for pennies at a city-run community center have been victimized by “the anti-fun police,” according to Toronto Mayor John Tory. The elderly… Read More

President Donald Trump Supports Colin Kaepernick NFL Return, But Only If Ready to Play

President Donald Trump is voicing support for Colin Kaepernick’s return to the National Football League, but only if the controversial quarterback is ready to play and a team isn’t simply handing him a contract… Read More

$1.75 Billion Melco Crown Buyout Jeopardized Over Lawrence Ho Link to Blacklisted Company

An investigation is underway in New South Wales, Australia, after evidence presented to the Federal Parliament Thursday showed that Melco Resorts CEO Lawrence Ho was, until very recently, directly involved with a company that… Read More

Suncity CEO Alvin Chau Reportedly Banned from Australia Over Alleged Triad Links

Alvin Chau, CEO of Macau junket Suncity, has been banned from entering Australia, according to The Age, which cites anonymous official sources. This is despite Chau’s company still hosting VIP rooms at the Crown… Read More

Philadelphia 76ers Star Ben Simmons Denied Entry at Crown Casino in His Native Australia

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons said he was not allowed to enter the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia, claiming that he and several friends were denied admittance to the property because of their race…. Read More

Crown Resorts Hits Back at ‘Deceitful’ Media Campaign as Shares Plummet

Embattled Australian casino giant Crown Resorts has hit back at its media detractors with full-page newspaper ads denouncing a “deceitful campaign” that has “unfairly attempted to damage its reputation.” Crown’s share prices plummeted 7.7… Read More

GVC Hit with £5.9 Million Fine Over Ladbrokes Coral Past Transgressions

Ladbrokes Coral’s new owner, GVC, will have to fork out £5.9 million ($7.1 million) for the past failures of its most recent acquisition. On Wednesday, the UK Gambling Commission announced it had imposed one… Read More

Las Vegas Strip Casinos Allege Man Stole $625K Through Marker Credits

Three Las Vegas Strip casinos say a 46-year-old man stole from them by arranging credit advances through markers. The Las Vegas Review-Journal obtained an arrest warrant and criminal complaint from Clark County District Attorney… Read More

Former Crown Resorts Employee Speaks Out About 2017 China Imprisonment, Claims She Refused Hush Money

An ex-employee of Crown Resorts who was among those arrested and later imprisoned in China in 2017 for illegally marketing gambling to Chinese citizens has broken her silence on her ordeal and the events… Read More

Philippines Police Close Down Lottery Outlets after President Duterte Alleges Widespread Corruption

Philippine National Police (PNP) shut down several hundred venues across the nation Saturday that had featured Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) games — in a brazen crackdown ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte due to… Read More

Las Vegas Prosecutor Decides Against Charging Soccer Star Ronaldo in Decade Old Sexual Assault Case

The Clark County District Attorney’s Office (DA), the lead prosecutor in Las Vegas, announced on Monday no charges would be filed against soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in a sexual assault case that dates back… Read More

Security Concerns Regarding Macau 20th Anniversary Might Keep China President Xi Jinping Away

Macau will celebrate its 20th anniversary as an autonomous region of China in December, but the recent protests in nearby Hong Kong over the 2019 extradition bill are raising serious security concerns on the… Read More

EPL Star Daniel Sturridge Sanctioned for Leaking Insider Betting Information to Brother

Ex-Liverpool and England soccer star Daniel Sturridge has been penalized by the English Football Association (FA) for leaking insider information about his movement in the transfer market. But the FA said it was disappointed… Read More