Tessie, her husband and their adult son recently vacated their home of 37 years in a Manila suburb to make way for some unfamiliar tenants–20 Chinese nationals.
July 4 — A Malaysian man promised a job in a casino in the Philippines was allegedly cheated of RM13,000 and forced to work in an illegal online gambling centre by a Chinese national, Perak MCA Public Services and Complaints Bureau chief Low Guo Nan said.
Malaysia’s government is looking to amend the country’s existing gambling laws in order to bring them in line with the contemporary gambling environment in the country, according to local media outlets.
By some estimates, at least 100,000 people from mainland China have moved to Manila for jobs as gambling company marketing agents, and others
iSoftBet has become the latest online casino content provider to boast early entry into the Swiss online gambling market.
William Hill has entered into a consultation process over plans to close around 700 of its shops across the UK, as it seeks to rearrange its business following the decision to cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs).
“This action shows just how seriously the NHS takes the threat of gambling addiction, even in young people, but we need to be clear – tackling mental ill health caused by addiction is everyone’s responsibility – especially those firms that directly contribute to the problem,” Stevens said.
Sixty-five people were caught in several estates during an eight-day multi-agency operation earlier this month, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) said on Friday (Jun 21).
Bukit Aman Criminal Investigations Department director Datuk Huzir Mohamed said 8,775 illegal gambling premises were raided between January 1 and June 22, with 92 operators arrested.
On 26 November last year, the Federal, state and territory governments of Australia agreed to implement a raft of new consumer protection measures aimed at reducing the harm caused by online wagering, particularly wagering on sports.