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China cracks down on Australian casino to enforce gambling rules

19 former and current staff get jail terms for illegally promoting gambling on mainland

The targeting of Australia's Crown Resorts was China's broadest enforcement of a law that bars the promotion of gambling on the mainland, to halt hundreds of billions of dollars of currency outflows.

Hong Kong

CHINA just sent a clear message to casinos sprouting across Asia: don't peddle your baccarat here.   A Shanghai court on Monday convicted 19 current and former staff of Crown Resorts Ltd of illegally promoting gambling on the mainland, handing out prison sentences of as long as...

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