Archive for 2015

Ukrainian Finance Ministry Proposes Land-Based Casinos and Online Gambling
December 21st, 2015 By April Bergman

Ukrainian Finance Ministry Proposes Land-Based Casinos and Online Gambling

The Ukrainian Ministry of Finance, which is searching for new sources of revenue after losing an entire province through war, proposed legislation to regulate land-based casinos, sportsbooks, and online gambling throughout the country. Gambling was banned in Ukraine in 2009, but the country has seen a rise in illegal gambling since the imposition. Eastern Europe’s […]

South Korean Authorities Arrest Cosmetics CEO for Illegal Gambling
October 10th, 2015 By April Bergman

South Korean Authorities Arrest Cosmetics CEO for Illegal Gambling

Jeong Un-ho, the CEO of South Korean cosmetics firm Nature Republic, has been arrested for illegal overseas gambling. Jeong Un-ho (pictured) was arrested on Tuesday for gambling in illegal poolrooms in Macau and the Philippines, according to Yonhap News. The cosmetics executive is alleged to have gambled in illegal overseas gaming operations between 2012 and […]

Vietnamese Police Raid a Cockfighting Ring, Seizing 40 Gamblers and $24,000 in Cash
June 17th, 2015 By April Bergman

Vietnamese Police Raid a Cockfighting Ring, Seizing 40 Gamblers and $24,000 in Cash

Police in the Hung Yen Province of Vietnam raided a large cockfighting ring this week, arrested 40 gamblers who on the property where the fights were staged. Hundreds of gamblers were said to have been present at the fights when police arrived, though most of the people present were able to avoid law enforcement in […]

Catholic Bishop Blames Gambling for Lack of Recovery after Philippines’ Typhoon Yolanda
April 24th, 2015 By April Bergman

Catholic Bishop Blames Gambling for Lack of Recovery after Philippines’ Typhoon Yolanda

A prominent Filipino bishop in Eastern Samar says that many of the refugees from Typhoon Yolanda have wasted charity donations on gambling. Borongan Bishop Crispin Varquez says, a year and a half after the typhoon ravaged the Philippines, most of the families hit hardest by the natural disaster are still mired in the financial assistance […]

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