News Articles Written By: Suzie Adams

China Changes Criminal Law Affecting Casino Junkets

The National People’s Congress of China has changed the Criminal Law, putting a huge strain on casino operators where junkets are involved. Gambling in China is a big no-no. It is illegal for citizens of China to take part in online gambling,... Read More

Gambling Commission Extends Consultation Deadline

Due to high consumer engagement, the UK Gambling Commission has extended its deadline for submissions involving a customer interaction consultation. In the United Kingdom, changes are taking place on a regular basis to ensure gamblers stay protected.... Read More

Patrojoc Heavily Critical of Spain Gambling Facility Closures

Patrojoc, a Catalan gambling association, is being heavily critical of a decision made by Spain’s government to shutter gambling facilities while shopping malls remain open. Dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has become an everyday occurrence in most... Read More

UK Government Officially Stars Review of 2005 Gambling Act

The UK government has now decided to start a long-awaited review of the 2005 Gambling Act. In the UK, many officials have been calling for a review of the 2005 Gambling Act for quite some time. The government has finally announced that this review will... Read More

UK Lockdown to End but Casinos/Betting Shops Remain Closed

The COVID-19 lockdown will end in the UK on December 3, allowing businesses to reopen, except for casinos and betting shops in certain areas. The UK is one of many countries struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses have been shut down and... Read More

Feds Find Philly Mob Spreading Its Influence into Atlantic City

Federal investigators have determined that a criminal mob organization in Philadelphia has been recruiting individuals for years and sending them to Atlantic City. The latest developments in a Philadelphia mob case seem straight out of a movie. On... Read More

David DeQuattro Pleads Not Guilty in Bribery Case

Architect David DeQuattro has plead not guilty to charges he bribed the tribal chairman of the Massachusetts Mashpee Wampanoag tribe for a casino project. When it comes to doing business, bribes are a big no-no. While this is a well-known fact, it... Read More

Melco Closes Two Cyprus Casinos Due to COVID-19 Curfew

Melco Resorts & Entertainment has shut down two casinos due to a curfew set in Cyprus because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Across the globe, almost every area of the world is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic in some form or fashion. While some... Read More

British Columbia Lawmaker Connected to Casino Schemes

A former police commander is accusing a British Columbia lawmaker of allowing money laundering at state-owned casinos. Money laundering is a big offense in countries around the world. In the gambling industry, casinos have anti-money laundering... Read More

Retail Gambling Sector of England Braces for Impact of Yet Another Lockdown

England will begin another lockdown this week, with casinos and betting shops shut down for at least a month. A national lockdown begins again in England this Thursday as coronavirus cases are surging once again. The government is trying to avoid a... Read More