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  1. Triads linked to rise in teen gambling addicts

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Compulsive gamblers as young as 15 are seeking triad help to access illegal gambling dens and fake identity cards for Macau gambling sprees, a concern group said yesterday. ... an identity card with the help of a triad society for trips to Macau,' he said. He said the amount of money youngsters placed on bets was increasing, and they tended to be more aggressive ...

  2. Slump in raids over soccer betting

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... sources suggest that various triad societies are gaining large sums through this apparently 'victimless crime'. This is a policy issue for the government. 'Leaving it unplugged ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    29 held in raid on suspected Yuen Long gambling centre

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police say crackdown in Yuen Long shuts down important source of revenue for two triad gangs 29 held in raid on gambling centre Police arrested 29 people and confiscated slot machines from an alleged illegal casino in Yuen Long they suspect was run by triads. The raid followed an eight-month undercover investigation into two triads' role ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - GAMING

    HK film boss Charles Heung may face casino probe

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters US$100,000 credit transfer for alleged triad chief could land Las Vegas casino in trouble HK film boss faces gambling probe A gambling credit transfer of US$100,000 for a Hong Kong film company executive could be investigated by casino regulators in America because of his alleged triad links. The transfer was on behalf of Charles Heung Wah-keung, chairman of Hong ...

  5. Police reject $60b illegal soccer gambling claim

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... and Triad Bureau Chief Superintendent Choy Kin-cheung yesterday dismissed the multibillion-dollar figure as incorrect. In announcing plans yesterday for a crackdown on illegal soccer betting ...

  6. Business - Companies - MONEY LAUNDERING

    China's currency controls fuel Macau crime, Nevada gaming boss says

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 11:33am by Reuters

    ... methods to lend money to gamblers and settle any subsequent debts, often without a paper trail. Many are believed to be linked to organised crime groups known in the region as “triads.” Rose ... the entrance of our Nevada gaming licensed operators, much of those triad activities have actually decreased in one fashion or another,” said Burnett. “We have not seen any organised crime occur ...

  7. Betting syndicates move over the border

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... website, run by the Wo Shing Wo triad society, was among several established recently before the Euro 2012 soccer tournament began yesterday. Police believe dozens of these websites are touting ... and even pose as punters to place bets to collect information. A senior officer said intelligence would be collected and raids made on entertainment venues controlled by triads during ...

  8. Legal soccer betting makes life tough for the bookies, say police

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... from the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau, said: 'Our intelligence suggests that there are fewer illegal bookmaking activities since the legalisation of soccer betting.' His comments ... with any syndicates. While some were alleged to have triad backgrounds, he said they believed their activities were not controlled by triads. Officers acted on intelligence in the operation, ...

  9. Crackdown nets HK$3.15 million in betting orders

    Posted May 13th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... being used as betting centres. The operation began on Saturday, before the final round of English Premier League matches on Sunday. It was organised by the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau ... crackdown. Among the suspects, a university student, his girlfriend and her younger brother were arrested when anti-triad officers from New Territories South raided an industrial unit in Tsing Yi ...

  10. Police nab core figure in raid on betting website

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... the New Territories North anti-triad unit began to investigate the syndicate after receiving a tip-off about a month ago. Yesterday, a team of officers laid an ambush outside a three-storey ... The man was suspected to be a member of the Sun Yee On triad society and officers were investigating whether the syndicate was controlled by the Sun Yee On. The officer said computer experts from ...




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