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Japanese lawmaker Tsukasa Akimoto arrested over further allegations of bribery

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In Japan and prominent politician Tsukasa Akimoto has reportedly been indicted on fresh charges that he may have accepted bribes totalling up to ¥7.2 million ($65,370) from Chinese sports lottery firm 500.com. According to a story from GGRAsia citing an earlier report from Kyodo News, Akimoto is a member of the Asian nation’s House ...

Aspire Global facing Swedish lawsuit over bonus offer allegations

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In Sweden and Aspire Global has reportedly announced that it intends to fight a lawsuit being brought by the nation’s Konsumentombudsman consumer protection authority over claims that one of its subsidiaries has contravened local rules on the promotion of an online casino. According to a Tuesday report from CalvinAyre.com, the Maltese firm was hit ...

Tax avoidance allegations lead to shuttering of Philippines iGaming operator

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The government of the Philippines has reportedly shut down one of the nation’s largest offshore-facing online gambling operators over allegations that the firm has been failing to pay the appropriate amount of value-added tax (VAT). According to a report from GGRAsia citing an earlier story from the state-run Philippine News Agency, the shuttering of ...

PAGCor disputes Casino Filipino Manila Bay debt allegations

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The Philippines’ state-owned gaming regulator has reportedly rubbished claims that its Casino Filipino Manila Bay facility had run up aggregated debts of over $41.35 million in the five years to the end of 2018. Mistaken identity: According to a Wednesday report, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCor) responded to the allegation from the ...