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Ban on slot machines won’t solve Sabah’s gambling problem, says ex-CM

Yong Teck Lee says the vacuum will be quickly filled by illegal slot machine operators.

World rugby body backs Welsh action over coach betting allegations

Rob Howley sent home by Wales Rugby Union four days before World Cup for possible gambling.

No more business licences for slot machine establishments in Sabah, says...

An opposition party, however, says the slot machine business brings revenue and fears stopping it will increase illegal gambling in the state.

K-pop guru questioned by police amid scandals

Yang Hyun-suk says he will sincerely explain his position to the police.

K-pop star Seungri accused of illicit gambling

Seungri is accused of habitual overseas gambling at luxurious casinos in Las Vegas involving illicit foreign exchange transactions.

BAM denies claims of gambling involving Malaysian shuttlers

BAM denies Malaysian players are involved and will not comment on the issue while BWF's investigations are still ongoing.

Nearly 400 detained in record Vietnam gambling bust

Most forms of gambling are illegal for locals in Vietnam, but the country has in recent years been used as a venue for online betting rings run by gangs from China and Taiwan.

Sports body upholds ban on badminton players Zulfadli and Tan

The careers of Zulfadli and Tan is as good as over as their 20 and 15-year suspensions were upheld by the CAS.

Cops banned from patronising entertainment outlets

Police chief Abdul Hamid Bador says some officers celebrate their birthday parties for free.

Vietnam police bust US$1 bln illegal online gambling ring

So far a total of 22 people have been arrested including 12 organisers.

Lotteries hurting us in the pocket subtly

News of people hitting the jackpot in lotteries influences us to spend and gamble more often.

114 Chinese nationals nabbed over online bets worth millions

The suspects, including 21 women, used the WeChat application to attract gamblers from China.

Players welcome PGA Tour’s new gambling sponsorship rules

The new policy applies to larger casino companies but not firms whose primary purpose is sports betting.

Transparency International Malaysia says private companies should not do CSR with...

The anti-graft watchdog says Da Ma Cai's sponsorship of the police's recent trip to Turkey could be seen as a form of gratification.

Gambling too needs better control, not just smoking

It is the job of the government to control endemic betting and gambling, especially those done through subtle promotions as in the case of lottery firms publishing news of big winnings.

Canadian arrested in Macau for US$284 million fraud attempt

The man tried to use fake documents and transfer slip for fraud according to Macau's Judiciary Police.

Macau shrugs off China downturn with tourist surge

Advertising Macau as more than a gambling hub boosted the number of tourists.

Macau’s gambling habit: Every visitor’s favourite pastime

This pastime goes back a thousand years to Tang Dynasty China and was probably one of the first forms of gambling to take place in Macau, albeit illegally.

After losing money at Thai bar, Malaysian claims he was robbed

20-year-old man now faces jail time in Chiangmai for lodging false police report and trying to bribe cops.

Personal loans: Are you taking it for the right reasons?

Getting a personal loan can come in handy when you're in a financial fix, but remember there are good and bad reasons behind getting one.

Philippines’ Duterte “hates gambling”, rules out new casinos

Duterte on Tuesday ordered a review of Landing's contract on the same day it broke ground on its project.

Better no gambling at all including in Genting, says Mujahid

The minister in charge of Islamic affairs also welcomes a multi-religious committee to discuss issues related to gambling.

Girl, 10, among 114 caught in gambling raids

The child had been taken along by her parents who came to gamble in Rawang.

Hundreds of Macau greyhounds await their forever homes

Many of those remaining have patches of fur missing, a result of sleeping on wet concrete according to activists, who say injured dogs went untreated when the Canidrome was still operating.