Illegal Gambling

PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg pleads guilty in New York

PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg is facing a maximum sentence of five years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to running a multimillion-dollar illegal online poker business in [...]

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Philippines’ PAGCOR invests in cybercrime for fight against illegal gambling

The state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has distributed funds to the Department of Justice, Office of Cybercrime to help fight illegal online gambling in the [...]

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Illegal sports betting business shut down in Northern Illinois

Authorities in Illinois have charged 10 people with conspiring to conduct an illegal multi-million dollar sports betting business in the Chicago area.

Among those named in the [...]

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US gaming associations join forces to stamp out illegal gaming machines

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has partnered with the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) to launch a new campaign to combat the unchecked spread of illegal [...]

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Malta Gaming Authority

Malta regulator issues record fine to unauthorized operator

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has issued its highest financial penalty to date to Blackrock Media Limited, operator of the Wildsultan.com online gaming brand.

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Ontario police shut down illegal iGaming operation with 28 arrests

Police in Ontario have shut down an illegal online gambling operation which allegedly brought in more than CAD$131m over the past five years.

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Spelinspektionen bans six unlicensed iGaming operators in Sweden

Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has issued prohibition orders against six unlicensed operators engaged in illegal gambling activity in the country.

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Sweden sets out new criteria to combat illegal gambling

Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has called on industry suppliers to avoid serving unlicensed online gaming operators, while warning licensed operators to ensure that other brands [...]

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HKJC stable staff among 21 arrested for illegal bookmaking in Hong Kong

Anti-corruption authorities in Hong Kong have disrupted an illegal bookmaking syndicate with ties to horse racing.

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Ukraine introduces new draft gambling law

The Ukrainian government has introduced draft legislation to regulate gambling across the country.

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PokerStars handed €400,000 fine for illegal gambling in the Netherlands

Toronto-listed gaming operator The Stars Group has been hit with a €400,000 fine for offering online poker games to Dutch consumers without a local license.

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Sweden takes aim at payment processors serving unlicensed iGaming operators

Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen has written to online payment processors to remind them that they may be committing a crime under the country’s gambling legislation [...]

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