Australia’s Department of Home Affairs has suggested the use of facial recognition technology to confirm people’s age and identity in order to restrict access to gambling websites, local media reports.
Alvin Chau, the head of Macau’s biggest junket firm, Suncity Group Holdings, has been barred from entering Australia, according to reports in the Australian media.
Several Australian senators have called for an independent inquiry into allegations that Crown Resorts was promoting illegal gambling promotion operations in China, that it was facilitating visas for VIPs and had close links to organized crime.
A former employee of Crown Resorts has accused the company of engineering an illegal high-roller gambling promotion operation across China that led to the arrest of herself and 18 colleagues in 2016, local media reports.
Wynn Resorts has taken its offer for Crown Resorts off the table, just a day after confirmation of a potential takeover sent shares in the Australian operator soaring almost 20%.
Wynn Resorts has made a big move in attempting a US$7.1 billion cash and stock buyout of major Australian IR operator Crown Resorts.
An Australian Senate inquiry into “loot boxes” has found a link between the popular game feature and problem gambling amongst gamers.