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New software rule impact Chinese cyber cafes

4 Dec 2008

In a move that could make online access to gambling and other forbidden practices from cyber cafes more difficult, authorities in the southern Chinese city of Nanchang now require that Internet cafes install Chinese-developed operating systems, raising new concerns over cyber-snooping by authorities, reports Associated Press.

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Chinese censors at work again

22 Dec 2008

The world’s largest Internet population – the Chinese – were deprived of access to the New York Times last Friday, according to the newspaper.

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New games from Spinomenal

12 Jul 2016

Software developer Spinomenal released six new HTML5-built slot games through various online operators this week, all of which can be demo-ed through the developer’s website. New titles comprise Pond of Koi, Wild Wild West, Chinese Lucky Charms, Mythology, Prize Fighters and Soccer Babes.

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Chinese games publisher latest target in chinese government crackdown

9 Mar 2018

General online games publishing house Tap Tap in China has been fined $50,000 and suspended for three months after admitting that its systems failed to ensure that all foreign games passing through its doors receive the approval of the Chinese government. Strict rules guarding against criminal activity, violence and pornography are applied by the government …

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Bet365 profits from Chinese punters

3 Oct 2014

Leading British newspaper The Guardian has published an extensive report suggesting that gambling firm Bet365 is knowingly flouting Chinese law in offering online gambling to Chinese punters. The Guardian bases its report on documents it says it has in its possession, interviews with former and current bet365 employees, Freedom of information requests made to the …

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Chinese online gambler in court

17 Aug 2010

Four Chinese men picked up in raids by the Shanghai police in June this year for facilitating online betting on World Cup football games have appeared in court, accused of helping more than 20 gamblers to wager a total of 51 million yuan (around $7.5 million) through an unidentified illegal offshore online gambling website.

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Reports of Chinese government support for struggling Macau

3 Oct 2015

Macau’s struggling gambling industry could receive a boost from the Chinese government before the end of the year, although details of what this could include have not yet been made public. The new was enough to lift Macau gambling company share prices significantly, Bloomberg business news reported Friday. Li Gang, director of the China’s local …

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Chinese love a flutter

11 Jan 2010

The Daily Telegraph carried an interesting article over the weekend in which it examined the firmly established gambling culture of the Chinese nation, a pastime that has continued to flourish despite being largely outlawed on the Chinese mainland since the Communist Party took power in 1949.

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More than 200 individuals arrested in massive Chinese online lottery fraud

17 May 2017

203 individuals have been arrested in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, according to a report from the online news site, which claims that the arrests are in connection with a 100 million yuan (US$14.5 million) fake lottery scam. Over 100 of those arrested will face serious criminal charges, a police spokesman told reporters, revealing that …

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Chinese online gambling ring broken up

11 Nov 2014

The publication reports that police in China’s central Hunan province have broken up an internet gambling ring involving over 20 million yuan in wagers (US$3.2 million), arresting seven people and searching for a further 20 individuals believed to be involved. Over 200 officers were deployed in breaking up the ring, a police spokesman in …

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Joint venture between Betsson and Chinese state owned company

8 Feb 2011

Swedish online gaming firm Betsson AB has entered into a business relationship with a local company in China.

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Forthcoming Chinese government ban on social poker games hits company share prices hard

27 Apr 2018

Shares in Chinese companies offering online and mobile social poker games have shed up to a fifth of their value over the past week, following reports in local media that the government would ban all poker-related applications from June 1 (see previous reports). The Reuters news agency has developed the story, which broke a week …

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Major Chinese internet company buys eSports game developer

24 Dec 2015

Riot Games, developer of the League of Legends multiplayer game that has taken the eSports world by storm, is now a wholly owned subsidiary of billion-dollar Chinese Internet company Ten Cent. In February 2011 Ten Cent bought a majority shareholding in the company, which it has now augmented to take full ownership and control. Approached …

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Chinese man arrested for illegal online gambling operation

6 Apr 2016

A Chinese suspect, identified only as Zhou, was arrested by Vietnamese police on Tuesday. The man was handed over to the authorities’ Chinese counterparts at Noi Bai International Airport. Zhou was flagged by the Chinese International Criminal Police Organization after he fled China suspected of operating a lucrative online gambling operation. According to a report …

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Chinese ramp up internet controls

11 Jul 2017

According to reports from the Bloomberg business news service, the Chinese government has ramped up its restrictive moves to control of the internet, directing state-operated telecomm companies to institute blocks on VPN services by February 1 2018. The move follows a general crackdown on internet enforcement announced earlier this year by the government (see previous …

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30,000 arested in Chinese anti-gambling operation

22 Dec 2014

Coinciding with Chinese premier Xi Jingpin’s warnings to Macau to tighten up its regulation of gambling (see previous  reports), the Xinhua official news agency has published the latest figures in the government’s two-month-long intensified crackdown on gambling. The agency reports that over 30,000 people have so far been arrested during the anti-gambling drive, with the …

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Chinese internet overseer department formed

7 May 2011

The Chinese Government announced in a statement from its State Council General Office that it will be formulating a department to manage Internet information.

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Major Chinese online lottery deal for VODone

2 Jul 2013

Hong Kong-listed internet video broadcasting company VODone Limited has agreed to acquire the issued share capital of Victor Choice Investments for a consideration of Chinese Yuan (CNY) 150 Million ($24.4 Million). Victor Choice holds the entire equity interest in Beijing Caiwang Bohui Technology Company Limited, (BCBTC) effectively allowing VODone to take control of BCBTC’s proprietary …

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Chinese internet giant Tencent has high hopes for eSports

28 Jun 2018

Chinese media reports this week have quoted a report on eSports from internet giant Tencent which claims that the eSports sector in China grew to RMB 5 billion with a user base of 250 million in 2017, and that the vertical is expected to grow rapidly, with the market set to reach RMB 9.7 billion …

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UK Chinese facing lottery firm reports more losses

1 Jul 2016

The Cheshire, UK-based but Chinese facing lottery firm DJI Holdings has revealed that its pre-tax losses widened significantly year-on-year in 2015, from GBP 4 million in the preceding year to GBP 10.7 million in 2015 as revenue plunged from GBP 47.5 million to just GBP 5.5 million. In a statement the company explained that its …

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IGT in JV with Chinese lottery firm

31 Jul 2017

International Game Technology (IGT) announced the formation of a Chinese-foreign equity joint venture (JV) with China’s Shenzhen-listed Telling Telecommunication Holding Co., Ltd. through its Shenzhen Tian Lian Cai Investment Co. subsidiary. Under the terms of the partnership, IGT will provide lottery products to regulated Lottery Centers in the People’s Republic of China, operating as a …

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Chinese lottery suspension about to be lifted?

3 Apr 2015

Chinese lottery operators hit by February’s suspension orders from local authorities following a central government directive (see previous reports) will be relieved by the news Thursday that the suspensions may be lifted within the next 8 weeks. The news that the suspension may be lifted soon was broken by Tencent’s technology news website, which quoted …

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Chinese online gambling operators jailed

23 Dec 2012

The Shanghai District People’s Court was active last week, sentencing 25 defendants accused of being involved at various levels in operating an online gambling enterprise. Local media reports claimed that the accuseds were involved with an unidentified but internationally known top football gambling website based offshore, with prosecutors revealing that the busts were made in …

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Chinese lottery sales continue to boom

22 May 2012

The China Daily newspaper reports that lottery sales in China increased 26.4 percent year-on-year in April to reach 23.58 billion yuan ($3.73 billion), according to Ministry of Finance numbers released today (Tuesday.) Welfare lottery ticket sales amounted to 13.35 billion yuan in April, up 26.1 percent from a year ago, while sales of sports lottery …

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