Tag Archives: national bureau of investigation
- Philippines preps more gambling raids as it cozies up with China
May 8, 2017
The Philippines’ National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has declared open season against illegal betting operations serving mainland Chinese gamblers. Reuters reported that the long hands of Chinese authorities have finally reached Philippine shores as both countries joined forces in hunting down transnational cyber gambling operations that had mushroomed in the...
- Kambi Sports Solutions’ Philippines office investigated for illegal gambling
May 19, 2015
Online sports betting technology supplier Kambi Sports Solutions is under investigation by Philippine authorities over alleged illegal gambling activity. On Tuesday, the Sweden/Malta/London-based Kambi revealed that its local subsidiary Kambi Philippines Inc., which provides back office functions for its online sportsbook product, had been notified that it is “the subject...
- William Hill under investigation for illegal gambling activities; Kuala Lumpur cracks down on illegal gambling
November 4, 2014
UK bookmaker William Hill’s service center in Manila is currently under investigation by the country’s National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) over allegations that it was carrying out illegal gambling activities. William Hill issued a statement upon hearing the allegations. “"With regards to these allegations, we believe that there are no...
- DOJ recommends violations against Kazuo Okada and Universal Entertainment
July 15, 2013
Kazuo Okada must be getting tired of doused in hot water because everywhere he turns, trouble seems to always creep up from behind him. As if his well-documented tussle with Steve Wynn isn't enough, the Japanese billionaire now finds himself in trouble in the Philippines after the country's Department of...
- 5 Koreans busted for running illegal gambling ring in the Philippines
July 11, 2013
The Philippines' growing reputation as a premier gambling hub in the region has also spawned a tainted side to it, particularly the run of illegal gambling operations that's been proliferating the country these days. Recently, the latest of these operations has come to light after the National Bureau of Investigation...
- Pagcor chief says Okada bribery probe now in the hands of the NBI and DOJ
December 11, 2012
Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) Chairman Cristino Naguiat, Jr. is taking a backseat on the ongoing bribery investigation involving Kazuo Okada's Universal Entertainment Group and former officials of the state-owned agency. Earlier this week, the Pagcor head honcho said that the investigation was now in the hands of the...
Okada Manila eyes Philippine backdoor listing
May 2, 2017
PAGCOR eyes Cebu as Philippines’ next gambling hub
March 21, 2017