Money Laundering

Malta Gaming Authority seeking Player Protection Directive feedback

The gaming regulator for the small European nation of Malta has announced the launch of a closed consultation concerning proposed amendments to its Player Protection Directive for locally-licensed online gambli...

Petfre (Gibraltar) Limited ordered to pay £2.87 million Gambling Commission fine

In the United Kingdom and the Gambling Commission regulator has announced that it has hit the operator behind the Betfred.com and OddsKing.com iGaming domains with a fine of £2.87 million ($3.12 million). Th...

Macau trial hears more Suncity Group ‘side betting’ allegations

In Macau and the trial of the 21 individuals being charged with various illegal gaming, fraud, money laundering and criminal association infractions has reportedly again heard testimony relating to the alleged ...

Former Suncity Group boss tells of Macau’s rife ‘side betting’ culture

In Macau and the former boss of local junket operator Suncity Group has reportedly asserted that every one of the enclave’s licensed VIP gambling lounges had offered some form of illicit ‘side betting’. Acco...

South Africa to potentially take another run at federal iGaming regulation

In South Africa and the opposition Democratic Alliance political party has reportedly introduced legislation that would look to end the nation’s long-standing ambiguous policies surrounding online gambling. ...

Gambling Commission fines SpreadEx Limited to the tune of £1.36 million

In the United Kingdom and the Gambling Commission regulator has announced that iGaming operator SpreadEx Limited is to pay a fine of £1.36 million ($1.61 million) for numerous social responsibility and anti-mon...

Queensland license review for The Star Entertainment Group Limited hears damning allegations

In Australia and the official Queensland investigation into whether The Star Entertainment Group Limited is fit to hold a casino license has reportedly heard how the operator ‘actively encouraged’ high-risk gam...

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane casino opening delayed until the second half of 2023

In Australia and The Star Entertainment Group Limited has reportedly announced that the opening of its casino within the $2.8 billion Queen’s Wharf Brisbane development has been delayed again owing to construct...