Tag Archives: proxy betting
- Authorities take down yet another illegal proxy betting ring in Macau
August 8, 2017
Macau authorities arrested 10 people allegedly involved in an illegal proxy betting ring, local media reported. According to Macau TDM, the arrested people were nabbed in casino VIP club in Macau’s ZAPE district and a residential unit in Nape. The suspects were accused of helping gamblers in mainland China bet...
- Macau regulator warns casinos, junkets to observe phone ban
June 20, 2017
Macau authorities have warned local casino and junket operators to step up their enforcement of the ban on phone use at gaming tables. On Friday, Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) issued a statement noting the recent arrest of some 17 individuals suspected of running an illegal online proxy...
- Macau busts another WeChat livestream proxy betting ring
June 16, 2017
Macau authorities have broken up another online proxy betting ring that used the WeChat social media platform to stream live table game action from a local casino. On Thursday, Macau’s Judiciary Police (PJ) announced the arrests of four local residents and 13 mainland Chinese for their suspected involvement in the...
- Macau junkets insist they’ve hung up on proxy betting
April 28, 2017
Macau’s junket operators say they’re not to blame for the rise in gamblers flouting the ban on the use of phones at casino gaming tables. In May 2016, Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) banned gamblers from using phones at casino tables. The ban was intended to prohibit proxy...
- Macau police bust illegal casino proxy betting operation
April 14, 2017
Macau authorities have broken up what appears to be an illegal proxy betting operation serving mainland Chinese gamblers. On Tuesday, Macau Judiciary Police responded to a tipoff by raiding a residential complex in the Nam Van district, arresting seven men suspected of operating an online gambling ring. The operation reportedly...
- Proxy betting driving Manila casinos’ triple-digit junket revenue gains
September 22, 2016
Philippine casinos saw revenue rise nearly one-third in Q2 2016, thanks in part to telephone-based proxy betting. Figures released by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) showed the nation's total casino gaming revenue in the three months ending June 30 rising 30% to PHP 34.2b (US $715.3m). PAGCOR’s own...
Okada Manila eyes Philippine backdoor listing
May 2, 2017