Tag Archives: illegal betting
- Paul Phua has no criminal record in Malaysia says Home Minister Zahid
April 10, 2015
Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi yesterday denied reports that Wei Seng 'Paul' Phua has ever been convicted of a crime in Malaysia. “According to police records, Paul Phua Wei Seng does not have past criminal record," Zahid said in a written parliamentary response to Puchong MP Gobind Singh Deo. In...
- Weekly Poll: Will the evidence against Paul Phua obtained via warrantless search be admissible in court?
December 18, 2014
[polldaddy poll=8515978] Attorneys defending Paul Phua against illegal betting charges have doubled down on their assertion that the searches that led to their client's arrest were unconstitutional and thus any evidence obtained via these searches is inadmissible, which is why we decided to ask our readers, “Will the evidence against...
- Asian Racing Federation gearing up for fight against illegal betting
December 11, 2014
The Asian Racing Federation (ARF), a group of horse racing governing bodies in Asia, is putting pressure on governments to increase safety measures in race meetings to help prevent illegal betting in these events. The ARF's position is clear: if an online betting company wants to offer bets on a...
- Homeland Security takes Paul and Darren Phua in custody; poker pros rally behind the two
July 28, 2014
Professional poker player Paul Phua and his son Darren Phua remain in detention despite having posted the $2.5 million bail ordered by U.S. Magistrate Judge Bill Hoffman for their release. Paul Phua and his son, Darren Phua, were arrested for allegedly participating in an illegal betting operation that took in...
- Turkey has blocked 110 online gambling sites over a five-year period
July 23, 2014
According to a report released by Turkey’s Telecommunications Authority (TIB), Turkey’s ongoing war against online gambling has resulted in the country blocking 110 gambling websites over the past five years. Together with the National Lottery, TIB has taken a proactive approach to purging the country’s Internet of online gambling, which...
- Illegal gambling targeted by UEFA president
March 22, 2011
UEFA president Michel Platini has called on European governments to help rid the game of “the two great scourges” at today’s UEFA congress. The two scourges mentioned were football violence and illegal betting, both of which have been on the rise over recent years especially in soccer and there have...
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February 19, 2014
Roberto Carlos on the future of Brazil football
April 12, 2017
Swiss officials launch Qatar World Cup bribery investigation
October 17, 2017
Go over to the blue side and you die. Simple.
October 22, 2010