One of the most popular and exciting experiences to take part in for many who live in Australia are the pokies and this is proved by millions of people playing the pokies each and every day. What is interesting is that many do not realise how the pokie came to be. In 1885 the very … Continue reading For the Love of Australian Pokies
In 2013 there were over 7,000 Chinese officials punished for gambling offences in the country’s attempt to crack down on illegal gambling. Apparently over 7,162 officials were punished for their involvement, (living in more than 30 cities and provinces throughout China.) From all of these locations it was the Hejlang and Guangdong provinces that reported … Continue reading The State of Gambling in China
Well the creator of the Web (some 25 years ago) Tim Berners-Lee believes the problem is a serious one, stating that he thinks the Web is under siege by corporate and government interests which are actually threatened by its open nature. The sad fact he said ‘was that older media who are threatened by the … Continue reading Is Your Online Freedom Threatened?
Over 80% of Australian adults have gambled or gamble in some form or other and this percentage is actually the highest rate of gambling in the world. In the year 2007/8 the states collected in the region of $3 billion for poker machines alone and in the region of $4.9 billion from all the forms … Continue reading Online Gambling Within Australia
Former Bodog Asia head Jan Robert Gustafsson, the head of a Philippine based criminal conspiracy has had an arrest warrant issued. Also there have been arrest warrants issued for his principal co-conspirators, Sylvia De Guzman and also Sherwin Quiambao. All three are now wanted on charges of qualified theft (in excess of US $160k) from … Continue reading Criminal Conspirators Wanted