The use of blockchain technology in online gambling has the potential to help operators comply with regulatory requirements at a time when national regulators are stepping up their monitoring of the industry, igaming professional Nick Hill says.
CNMI representative Christina Sablan has urged the House of Representatives Committee on Gaming to summon Governor Ralph Torres and IPI chair Cui Jie to testify at a legislative oversight hearing on the governance, financial suitability and compliance failures of Imperial Pacific International.
Steve Vickers, the CEO and founder of political and corporate risk consultancy Steve Vickers & Associates, talks to Asia Gaming Brief about the impact of China’s crackdown on cross border capital flows on the junket industry. He says the sector is unlikely to die out altogether and there will inevitably be some links to organized crime.
International Entertainment said it has hired various advisers to provide a legal opinion on the operation of casinos and gaming activities and to review the company's internal control policies in order to comply with a guidance letter from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Attorney Mel Racela, executive director of the Philippines Anti-Money Laundering Council, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief’s Sharon Singleton about the steps the Philippines is taking to guard against money laundering and the challenges posed by online gambling.
Crown Resorts has announced the appointment of Steven Blackburn, currently at National Australia Bank, as its chief compliance and financial crimes officer, effective from March 2021.
BMM is the longest established and most experienced private independent gaming certification lab in the world, providing professional technical and regulatory compliance services to the gaming industry since 1981.
The departure of James Packer from the witness chair has not marked the end for Crown Resorts’ agony at the New South Wales Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA) inquiry.
Crown Resorts director Andrew Demetriou has claimed the company is ready to open and run its Sydney casino in defiance of the governance and probity questions raised at the NSW inquiry into the casino giant.
A second Australian regulator said it has begun disciplinary proceedings against casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd CWN.AX after media reports accused it of failing to vet foreign gamblers, a second watchdog to take action over the claims.