Tag Archives: Legal
- WSEX co-founder Haden Ware spared jail time for role in online sports betting site
May 9, 2016
A co-founder of online gambling site World Sports Exchange (WSEX) has been spared jail time for his role in the defunct sports betting operation. On Monday, Haden Ware (pictured) appeared in a Manhattan federal court, where he was sentenced to six months of probation. Ware, who was indicted on multiple...
- Illinois governor vetoes 2011 gambling expansion bill
March 5, 2013
It's back to the drawing board for Illinois lawmakers after Governor Pat Quinn vetoed Senate Bill 744, putting an end to plans of bringing casinos to Chicago and forcing state lawmakers to begin from scratch in their attempt to bring casinos in the state. Quinn's decision to veto the bill,...
- Pagcor drafts set of rules to monitor shady transactions
February 19, 2013
Despite being excluded from the amended Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA), the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation isn't sitting on its laurels and opening itself up to dubious transactions from its players. To their credit, they're taking the voluntary measure of crafting their own set of rules to monitor any potential...
- PH House committee closes Pagcor investigation, turns attention on bribery case
February 6, 2013
After thorough discussions and numerous back-and-forth talks, the Philippine Congress' House Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability announced that it was closing its investigation on the alleged multimillion anomalies attached to the previous administration of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation. The decision to close the investigation was made...
- WTO gives Antigua green light to pursue sanctions on US
January 29, 2013
The World Trade Organization gave Antigua and Barbados the go-ahead to proceed its imposition of sanctions on the United States, paving the way for the small Caribbean country to seek retribution against its much more powerful neighbor up north. Antigua's justified gripe against the US stems from the latter's decision to ban...
- Okada files latest lawsuit against Wynn, seeks to block board ouster
January 28, 2013
If Steve Wynn thinks that Kazuo Okada's ouster from the Wynn board directors will be a mere formality once the February 22 special shareholders meeting commences, the latter is certainly making it a whole lot more difficult after filing yet another lawsuit requesting the U.S. District Court in Las Vegas...