• Nashik Police bust 13 black-market gambling spots


    Illegal gamblingIllegal businesses that offer alcoholic beverages and/ or gambling are a serious problem in the city of Nashik (Maharashtra). Authorities have raided 46 of such underground establishments during a day-long operation yesterday. Police officers detained nearly 100 suspects and recovered cash and lots of valuables, including mobile phones and motorbikes. Meeting places for criminals The […]

  • Arrested for offering gambling with happy ending


    Handcuffs gamblingA group of 47 individuals have been arrested on suspicion of attracting Chinese gambling fans to casinos in South Korea. Besides gambling, customers could also enjoy sexual activities. The group included thirteen men who operated gambling parlors in South Korea, plus 34 associates who recruited Chinese nationals. Chips, massages and sex The suspects offered gambling […]

  • Another bad month for Macau casinos


    GamblingGambling venues based in the Chinese city of Macau continue to struggle as revenues dipped for a twelfth month in a row. Last month, Macau’s casino industry generated 37% less earnings than in May 2014. Figures published by Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau show that gambling revenues dropped to $2.5 billion last month. Eighth […]

  • Barcelona stars spotted at casino


    Messi Piqué Fabregas casinoLast night, Casino Barcelona welcomed three special guests: Lionel Messi, Gerard Piqué, and Cesc Fàbregas. The trio decided to enjoy a late-night gambling session, which has caused some commotion as the casino visit took place eleven hours before Barcelona’s flight to Manchester. Luis Enrique was not amused, but disciplinary actions are not likely. Fun at […]

  • Macau gambling revenues down for an eight straight month


    Macau skylineGambling resorts in Macau are still struggling with the effects of the economic downturn, resulting in another month of falling revenues. An increasing number of big spenders from the Chinese mainland gives Macau the cold shoulder as the economic growth continues to slow. The fight against corruption is another main reason for the eight straight […]

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