Suncity Group CEO Alvin Chau has been detained by Macao police after Chinese authorities issued an arrest warrant over accusations that he and others ran an illegal cross-border gambling syndicate.  Photo: AP
Suncity Group CEO Alvin Chau has been detained by Macao police after Chinese authorities issued an arrest warrant over accusations that he and others ran an illegal cross-border gambling syndicate. Photo: AP
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Online gambling will remain a problem that must be watched

  • Gambling beyond government-sanctioned outlets is banned in China but pandemic restrictions have seen some gamblers turn to illegal online platforms, which can be especially problematic. Authorities must be willing to act on an issue that is not going away

Suncity Group CEO Alvin Chau has been detained by Macao police after Chinese authorities issued an arrest warrant over accusations that he and others ran an illegal cross-border gambling syndicate.  Photo: AP
Suncity Group CEO Alvin Chau has been detained by Macao police after Chinese authorities issued an arrest warrant over accusations that he and others ran an illegal cross-border gambling syndicate. Photo: AP
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