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- Duterte: Jack Lam can resume Philippine gaming once tax paid
December 8, 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says fugitive casino/junket/online gambling operator Jack Lam can resume his local gaming operations provided he settles his outstanding tax obligations and stops trying to bribe local officials. On Thursday, Duterte (pictured left) told reporters that Lam (on the right) had indeed sent “feelers” about returning to...
- Jack Lam flees Philippines following arrest order
December 4, 2016
Casino and junket operator Jack Lam left the Philippines days before the authorities announced they were seeking his arrest for bribery and illegal online gambling. On Saturday, Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa gave an interview with dzMM Radio saying his officers had launched a nationwide...
- Jack Lam denies Philippine DOJ bribery allegations
December 2, 2016
Casino and junket operator Jack Lam has denied attempting to bribe high-ranking Philippine officials to protect his gaming interests, but the nation’s top law enforcement official is sticking to his story. Earlier this week, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II accused Lam of offering bribes to both Aguirre and the head...
- Philippines DOJ boss: Jack Lam tried to bribe me, PAGCOR chief
November 30, 2016
The Philippines top law enforcement official has accused gambling operator Jack Lam of attempting to bribe both himself and the head of the country’s gaming regulatory agency. On Tuesday, Philippines Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II (pictured left) claimed that authorities had rejected significant bribes seeking the release of the 1,316...
- Philippine casinos to benefit from China tourism deal
October 20, 2016
China and the Philippines have struck a deal to boost tourist travel between the two Asian nations. On Thursday, Philippine news outlet Business Mirror reported that China and the Philippines had reached agreement on implementing a 2002 memorandum of understanding signed by both countries. The goal of the MOU is...
- Jimei International profit falls; Macau VIP market may be worse than official stats
September 2, 2016
Junket investor Jimei International Entertainment Group reported a sharp fall in H1 profits despite a healthy bump in revenue. On Wednesday, the Hong Kong-listed Jimei International reported revenue of HKD 132.7m (US $17.1m) in the six months ending June 30. The revenue figure is up 18% year-on-year but H1 profit...
Parisian Macao battling Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak
April 25, 2017
Execs to take on blockchain at iGaming Asia Congress 2017
March 21, 2017