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IPI execs face arrest after 71-count indictment

Two executives from Imperial Pacific International and one from its contractor MCC International face arrest if they return to U.S. soil after being indicted on 71 counts including, racketeering, international promotion of money laundering, harboring and employing illegal aliens.

Hostage incident at Goa casino

A group of about forty men reportedly entered a casino in Goa in the early morning hours and allegedly threatened the staff and guests,...
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How banned is Cambodia’s online industry?

Mey Vann, director general at Cambodia’s Ministry of Finance, pulls no punches when it comes to the nation’s online gambling ban. “It’s gone and it’s not coming back,” he says
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Online industry was “out of control,” Cambodia’s MoF says

Cambodia shut down its online industry as it was “out of control” and it now plans to focus on improving infrastructure in Sihanoukville to reinvigorate the town into an upscale tourism destination.

RWS dealer jailed over stolen chips

A Chinese dealer who stole $77,000 in casino chips from Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore has been jailed for nine months and six weeks, local media reports.

Philippines warns against casino loan sharks

Authorities in the Philippines have warned the public to be aware of loan sharks preying on people in casinos, the Philippine News Agency reports.

Gaming related crime up 14.1 percent in 19Q1

Macau’s police investigated a total of 438 gaming-related crimes during the first quarter of the year, up 14.1 percent from the prior year period,...

Two men shot at illegal internet casino in Osaka

A man entered an illegal internet casino in Osaka’s Minami district early Monday morning and immediately opened fire with a revolver, shooting an employee...

Loan sharking cases on the rise, but kidnappings down

The number of loan sharking crimes are on the rise, but illegal kidnappings associated with loan sharking debts have fallen, says the Judiciary Police,...

Minister pledges to crack down on rising crime in Sihanoukville

The increased crime rate in Sihanoukville following the influx of Chinese nationals has prompted the government to set up a task force aimed at...

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