News Articles Written By: Toby Mitchell

France’s ANJ Plans to Overhaul Gambling Protections

L’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) announced plans this week to change up the public policies and consumer protections in the country regarding gambling. Most every country around the world is reevaluating gambling in some form or fashion. In some... Read More

Crown Resorts Introduces New Money Transfer Rules

As Crown Resorts awaits the outcome of several investigations, the company has decided to create new requirements for money transfers by gamblers. For many years, Crown Resorts has been a top-rated casino operator. However, over the past few years, the... Read More

Austrac Finds Crown Melbourne Subject to Junket Crimes

Austrac has discovered that Crown Melbourne has been subject to almost 300 criminal transactions via junket operations. Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Austrac) is a financial crimes watchdog located in Australia that recently... Read More

Tokyo May Bid for Integrated Resort in Japan

As Japan works on offering integrated casino resorts, Tokyo might throw their hat into the ring. An effort to bring casinos to Japan has been ongoing for quite some time. Legislative efforts have moved forward with a certain number of resorts to be... Read More

Former Crown Casino Guard Suing James Packer

A former security guard of the Crown Casino is suing James Packer for assault. Crown Resorts cannot seem to catch a break. After being told they cannot open their new casino venue in Sydney due to an ongoing investigation, now James Packer has been hit... Read More

Crown Sydney Will Open as Planned But Without Gaming

The Crown Sydney Casino of Crown Resorts will open this December, but without gaming services, a huge blow to the company. For the past few weeks, it was unclear as to if the Crown Sydney Casino would be opening this month. The casino property cost... Read More

Macau Economic Turnaround Hopeful as Vaccine Draws Near

Macau will offer the COVID-19 vaccine for free to residents once it is available in the hopes of a quick economic turnaround. Macau is a huge gambling destination. It is considered the Las Vegas of Asia and offers visitors a wealth of gambling... Read More

Pandemic Spurs Pokie Money Laundering in NSW

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an increase of money laundering via criminals as pokies are being used to move cash. Criminals have been known to use any circumstances for gain. In New South Wales, criminal activity has increased regarding poker... Read More

Finland’s Veikkaus To Shut Down Slots due to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect gaming industry’s around the world including Finland, where Veikkaus will shut down services temporarily starting this weekend. Around the globe, countries are trying to figure out how to handle the COVID-19... Read More

Crown Resorts Wants Working Test to Reopen in Sydney

As the Crown Resorts struggles to keep its operating license in Sydney, the company asks for a test run in the hopes of passing and staying open. Over the past few weeks, Crown Resorts has been under tough scrutiny by authorities as it prepares to open... Read More