Tag Archives: Oh Seung-Hwan
- Strict regulations await Cyprus’s future casino
March 3, 2016
Cyprus has yet to award its lone casino license, but the government already has strict rules and sanctions waiting for the license winner. On Wednesday, media outlet Cyprus Mail published the regulations that it claimed with govern the establishment and operation of the country’s future integrated casino resort. Officials in...
- Securities commission, gaming regulator eye Philippine casinos’ inclusion in AML council
Reports of money laundering activities involving Philippine casinos have prompted the local Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to push for their inclusion to the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC). SEC chairperson Teresita Herbosa told local reporters the commission is calling for changes in the country’s Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA), including requiring...
- South Korea fines new Cardinals pitcher for gambling
January 19, 2016
Newly-signed St. Louis Cardinals reliever Seung Hwan Oh gets another fine for his gambling escapade in Macau and this time from his country South Korea. A Seoul court has fined Oh KRW 10 million ($8,300) for breaking South Korean laws by gambling at a Macau casino, according to spokesman Joon...
- Cardinals sign Korean pitcher Oh Seung-Hwan amid gambling probe
January 12, 2016
Nothing is going to stop South Korean pitcher Oh Seung-Hwan from chasing his American baseball dream—not even a punishment from Korea’s top pro baseball league in connection with his gambling escapade in Macau. The embattled former Samsung Lion player has signed with the St. Louis Cardinals for one year with...
- Korean pitcher dodges jail time; off to U.S. for MLB talks
January 4, 2016
South Korean pitcher Oh Seung-Hwan’s dream of becoming big in the American baseball world is almost within his reach. Oh, a relief pitcher for the Hanshin Tigers, was dragged into an illegal gambling hullabaloo for allegedly wagering millions of won in Macau in November 2014. Earlier this month, Oh was...
- Korean pitcher comes clean, slightly admits to gambling charges
December 10, 2015
The South Korean pitcher who dreamt of becoming big in the baseball world has come clean—albeit partially—on the charges of illegal overseas gambling filed against him. Oh Seung-Hwan, a relief pitcher for the Hanshin Tigers, was called to the Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office early Wednesday morning to investigate whether...
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