Tag Archives: IBCbet
- Hong Kong Jockey Club urges Australia to target Asian online betting giants
February 15, 2016
The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has waded into the Australian government’s contentious review of its online betting regime. Last week, The Australian reported that the HKJC had made a secret submission to the Australian government, which is due to release a report this month on how best to deal...
- Singapore blocks hundreds of online gambling sites; IBCBet rebrands as MAXBET
February 3, 2015
As promised, Singapore began blocking unauthorized online gambling sites on Monday (2) in keeping with the restrictions of its new Remote Gambling Act (RGA). On Tuesday, a spokesperson from Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs told Agence France Press that the city-state’s digital guardians had succeeded in blocking “several hundred” online...
- The Paul Phua Illegal Sports Betting Case: Lawyers Push to Suppress Non-Mirandized Statements
November 6, 2014
The Paul Phua World Cup betting case continues this week, with more reports emanating from the defense, complaining of illegal searches, lack of warrants, and failure to offer Miranda rights. The legal team representing the alleged 14K Triad member, Paul Phua, have filed a motion to suppress the testimony he,...
- Online gambling operators rethink Singapore after gambling bill passage
October 15, 2014
Online gambling operators have begun their retreat from the Singapore market following passage of the city-state’s new online gambling laws. Last week saw Singapore legislators pass their Remote Gambling Bill, which will restrict Singapore’s market to local non-profit operators. The bill won’t take effect until an as yet unspecified date...
- ‘Phantom’ football match turned out to be pick-up game between friends
August 13, 2014
Last week’s ‘phantom’ football match that forced a number of prominent UK bookmakers to void or refund wagers turned out to be a ‘pick-up’ match between friends. On Aug. 4, Perform Group subsidiary RunningBall provided real-time data to bookmakers on a purported exhibition match featuring Spanish second division squad Ponferradina...
- SBOBET disavows any connection with Paul Phua betting ring
July 17, 2014
Asian online betting giant SBOBET has issued a statement regarding claims that the illegal sports betting operation broken up last week in Las Vegas was using SBOBET’s website to process wagers on the 2014 FIFA World Cup. High-stakes poker player Paul Phua (pictured) and seven other individuals were arrested over...
FBI raids offices of Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific
March 31, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017