Police in Hong Kong and mainland China bust massive online sports betting ring that handled wagers of up to HKD 500m ($64.5m) per day.
Given the duration of the World Cup, its effect on Macau isn't expected to last long.
Hong Kong Jockey Club exec calls illegal sports betting "a blood crime," suggests solution is to expand HKJC betting options.
Betfair makes octopus the star of new World Cup marketing campaign; Sportingbet Australia find new way to humiliate ex-cricketer Shane Warne
Thailand bettors expect to gamble 17% more on this year's FIFA World Cup than in 2010; 60% of tourney's economic impact to come from betting
Betfair strand octopus in Oxford Circus, Paddy Power roll out Stephen Hawking and William Hill make every moment matter in World Cup wagers.
As China promises more cross-border cooperation to fight illegal sports betting, could patriotic hackers knock online betting sites offline?
OPAP vows to have GTECH-powered online sportsbook ready by World Cup kickoff; Greek casino files EC complaint over OPAP smoking exemption
Sky Betting and Gaming hire new ad men; Sportsbet plan to float giant Christ the Redeemer balloon over Melbourne as World Cup promo.
Singapore cops bust online football wagering ring, arrest surprising number of female suspects; Hong Kong busts illegal race bet operation