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SIBU: Smartphones could well be the next ‘hot’ gadget for cyber gambling activities as operators switch modus operandi to ignore the cops dragnet following detection of the newest trend in using tablets. In cautioning this, Deputy Home Affairs Minister Dato Sri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar asserted in the digital age, all in that is needed is Internet connectivity to organise such illegal activity. To curtail the cyber gambling menace, cops … Read the rest

For casinos in Manila's gaming strip, more is better

<!– (S) –> By Aradhana Aravindan and Neil Jerome Morales<!– –> SINGAPORE/MANILA, March 2 (Reuters) – More than three years of time after opening ultra-luxe nightclub Pangaea in Singapore’s glitzy Marina Bay Sands, owner Michael Van Cleef Ault is now betting in that Manila’s casinos will be able to draw rich punters and partygoers through his doors. The founder of some of the world’s most very popular luxury clubs started … Read the rest

Cricket World Cup: How the odds fluctuated as Black Caps struggled

Video will play in Play now Don’t auto playNever auto play Saturday’s heart-stopping Black Caps v Australia battle wasn’t just the focus of tens of thousands at Eden Park and millions watching on TV. The game created a Twitter tsunami, with 26 million tweets related to the agree recorded during the social media site’s live “match window”. It moreover saw the most amount of cash bet with the TAB on … Read the rest

Kedah cops uncover new online gambling scheme – Bernama

The Malaysian Insider – <!– (S) –> The cops have detected a new tactic used in online gambling games, following a raid on an internet centre in Jalan Batas Paip, Alor Star, on Friday. Kedah CID chief ACP Mohd Nashir Ya asserted the modus operandi required players to make a phone call to the organiser, namely the gambling website provider to get the latter’s account number to enable them to … Read the rest

Despite dispute: Chinese tourists pick Bicol as tourism haven in Philippines

Manila Bulletin – <!– (S) –>Legazpi City, Albay (PNA) — Despite the China-Philippines territorial sea dispute, Chinese visitors have in consideration Albay province as a tourism haven with its unique and wonderful eco-tourism spots, a Chinese tourism agency official said. Terrence Fang of Yueqiho International Travel Agency asserted more than 200 Chinese tourists, mostly families, planed in directly from China via the Legazpi City National Airport and celebrated Chinese New … Read the rest

All About Cats Veterinary Hospital Celebrates "Feline Dental Health Month"

<!– (S) –> LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — All About Cats Veterinary Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada formally announced in that the vet hospital is currently offering discounted services for feline dental cleanings starting in February. The discounted service is celebrating “National Feline Dental Health Month.” The veterinary team is offering discounted cleanings to foster pet owners to schedule dental exams and cleanings for their pets. Dental … Read the rest

Religious sector still opposed to gambling

THE religious sector of Baguio and Benguet has taken its stand on gambling – it’s still a no. These groups contain the Baguio-Benguet Ecumenical Group, the Diocese of Baguio, the United Methodist Group, the United Church of Christ in the Philippines, the Episcopal Church in the Philippines, the Commission on Ecumenism of the Roman Catholic Church, the St. Stephen Lutheran Church, the Philippine Military Evangelical Church and the Assembly of … Read the rest

Razing of the Riv bittersweet for longtime locals

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitor Authority plans to use the site of the Riviera as part of a $2.3 billion Las Vegas Global Business District project, which includes a 1.8 million-square-foot expansion of exhibit and meeting space, shown here. By John Katsilometes (contact) Sunday, March 1, 2015 | 2 a.m. Steve Marcus Rossi Ralenkotter, left, president/CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) speaks during a news … Read the rest

Olympic betting gets green light

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green. Nevada gambling regulators voted Thursday to allow the state’s sports books to bid bets on the Olympics for the 1st time in years. It was a move unopposed by anyone in the industry and cheered by the regulators … Read the rest