Tag Archives: Guam
- Feds to forfeit over $475K net proceeds from 2010 Guam gambling bust
July 10, 2017
U.S. federal authorities are seeking to forfeit more than $475,000 in alleged net proceeds from an illegal gambling business in Guam that they took down less than seven years ago. In 2010, members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Internal Revenue Service busted the unlawful operations of the...
- Guam netizens voice displeasure over Bill 19, asks Gov. Calvo to veto
July 3, 2013
Proving that social media's reach has taken to potentially influencing socio-political discussions, Guam governor Eddie Calvo has called on residents of Guam to voice their opinions regarding a controversial gambling bill on his Facebook page. After browsing through the governor's page to view the comments, it appears that a lot...
- Guam mayor wants cockfighting to be excluded from gambling ban
June 27, 2013
Guam's plans to ban gambling as soon as it pays of Guam Memorial Hospital's hospital debt is getting a whole lot of support across the board from the US territory's lawmakers. But while everybody seems to be on the same page to ban gambling altogether, the mayors of the Guam...
- Guam seeks to boot gambling out after paying hospital debt
June 26, 2013
Guam's Senate is opting to keep gambling legal for as long as it can foot the bill to pay off the Guam Memorial Hospital's mounting debt. According to the Pacific Daily News, the territory's senate has unanimously approved Bill 19 to make gambling illegal as soon as the hospital pays...
- Guam residents handed down indictments for illegal gambling business
December 14, 2011
A group of residents in Guam have been handed down two separate indictments today related to an alleged conspiracy to conduct an illegal gambling business. The unlawful operation took place at an MGM Spa in Tamuning, Guam – a building which one report refers to as “a graffiti marred eye...
- FBI & IRS raid illegal gambling outlets on island of Guam
December 29, 2010
In 1941, the Pacific island of Guam -- considered a US territory since the Spanish American War -- was invaded by the Japanese Imperial Army. The Japanese held the island until 1944, when US Marines hit the beach and forcibly evicted them. Now, 66 years later, US forces have again...