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    Casino, Guichard-Perrachon S.A. et al: Chapter 15 Petition (France)

    Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in France by Alexis Ravalais, as the Foreign Representative of Casino, Guichard-Perrachon S.A., Casino Participations France S.A.S., Distribution Casino France S.A.S., Segisor S.A.S., Monoprix S.A.S., Casino Finance S.A., and Quatrim S.A.S., collectively part of "a French retail group that is one of the world’s leading retailers, with over 12,000 stores in France and Latin America", filed at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC v. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands et al: First Amended Complaint (‘Casino License Dispute’)

    First Amended Complaint in Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC, whose "sole member" was identified as British Virgin Islands-domiciled Best Sunshine International Ltd." v. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Arnold Palacios, governor of CNMI, in his official and personal capacities; Edward C. Deleon Guerrero, Chairman of CCC, in his official and personal capacities; Rafael S. Demapan, Vice Chairman of CCC, in his official and personal capacities; Mariano Taitano, Commissioner of CCC, in his official and personal capacities; Martin Mendiola, Commissioner of CCC, in his official and personal capacities; Ramon M. Dela Cruz, Commissioner of CCC, in his official and personal capacities; Andrew Yeom, Executive Director of CCC, in his official and personal capacities, at the U.S. District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands.

    Mansion (Gibraltar) Ltd. et al v. Karel Manasco et al: Judgment (£5M Worldwide Freezing Order)

    Judgment issuing a £5 million worldwide asset freeze order for alleged "serious misconduct" by Karel Manasco in Mansion (Gibraltar) Ltd. and Onisac Limited, which "are part of a wider group of companies (“the Mansion Group”) which together comprise and operate an online gaming enterprise known as “Mansion”" v. Karel Christian Manasco, described as "a qualified accountant and Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants" who served as Mansion Gibraltar's "Chief Executive Officer and de facto Chief Financial Officer", and KM Accountants Limited, of Gibraltar, at the Supreme Court of Gibraltar.

    Christopher Freeman v. Stake.com et al: Complaint (‘Crypto Gaming Fraud’)

    Complaint alleging fraud in Christopher Freeman v. Stake.com, described as a Curaçao-domiciled virtual casino; Primedice, described as a New York-domiciled operator of "an online cryptocurrency-funded dice game that allows global users to gamble via bitcoins, or percentages thereof, on a game of chance"; Edward Craven, a.k.a. Edward Miroslav, described as a resident of Australia, and Bijan Tehrani, described as a resident of Australia, at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    CMC Spreadbet Plc v. Robert Tchenguiz: Judgment (£1.3M)

    Judgment that the defendant owes the claimant £1.31 million regarding "losses under a spread betting account" in CMC Spreadbet Plc, a British spread betting firm v. Robert Tchenguiz at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales.

    DappTricity Plc: Public Statement

    Public Statement by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority regarding the de-registration of DappTricity Plc, an Isle of Man company whose "whitepaper" identified its product as "blockchain-based systems for finance and gaming" and whose assets, according to the Isle of Man FSA, were transferred to "a company in the British Virgin Islands" after failing a regulatory inspection in the Isle of Man in March, 2021.

    Rebels Gaming Ltd.: €500K Fine

    Public Notice by Malta's Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €500,017 on Rebels Gaming Limited, described as a "remote gaming operator", for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert at the Malta Business Registry showed that Rebels Gaming Limited was incorporated in Malta on January 26th, 2011, its directors are Yiorgos Metaxas and Grigorios Skornos, both citizens of Greece residing in Malta, and its shareholders are Grigorios Skornos and 15 Steps Limited, a Cyprus company whose sole director is Grigorios Skornos, according to the Cyprus Registrar of Companies.

    Tumas Gaming Ltd.: €233K Fine

    Public Notice by the Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €233,156 on Tumas Gaming Limited, described as a "Land Based Casino", for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Malta Business Registry showed that Tumas Gaming Limited was incorporated in Malta on March 24th, 1998, its directors are Emmanuel Fenech, Raymond Fenech, and Ray Sladden, all of Malta, its former directors include Yorgen Fenech, who resigned effective November 12th, 2019, and its shareholders are Tumas Group Company Limited and Tumas Group Management Company Limited, both of Malta. Tumas Group Company Limited's directors are Emmanuel Fenech, Franco Fenech, and Raymond Fenech and its shareholders are Yorgen Fenech, TGI Limited, of Malta; Anna Fenech, Carmen Fenech, Franco Fenech, Josephine Fenech, Moira Fenech, Patricia Fenech, and Raymond Fenech, and Tumas Group Management Company Limited's directors are Emmanuel Fenech and Raymond Fenech and its shareholders are Spinola Investments Ltd. and Tumas Group Company Limited, both of Malta.

    Meridian Gaming Ltd.: €89K Fine

    Public Notice by Malta's Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €88,937 fine on Meridian Gaming Limited for regulatory breaches. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert in the Malta Business Registry showed that Meridian Gaming Limited was incorporated in Malta on May 9th, 2007, its sole director is Zoran Milosevic, of Serbia, previous directors include Anthony Axisa, who resigned effective September 15th, 2020, and Andjelina Rajacic, who resigned effective March 13th, 2019, and its shareholders are Aleksandr Milovanovic, of Serbia, and Meridian Gaming Holdings Ltd., the latter of which was incorporated in Malta on May 16th, 2016 and whose directors are Zoran Milosevic and Snezana Bozovic, of Serbia, and shareholders are Meridian Tech d.o.o., of Serbia; Zoran Milosevic, Snezana Bozovic, and Aleksandr Milovanovic.

    Global Gaming Philippines LLC v. Enrique Razon, Jr. et al: Complaint

    Complaint to enforce "a foreign arbitral award" for $296 million in Global Gaming Philippines LLC, of Delaware v. Enrique K. Razon, Jr., described as "a Philippine national who owns real property in New York"; Bloomberry Resorts and Hotels Inc., of the Philippines; Sureste Properties Inc., of the Philippines; Collingwood Oil & Gas Holdings LLC, of Delaware; Collingwood USA Inc., of Delaware; Collingwood Brookshire USA Inc., of Delaware; Collingwod Appalachian Minerals LLC, of Delaware; Asia Arrow Limited, of the British Virgin Islands; Rizolina LLC, Ensara LLC, Nozar LLC, Bowery Bay LLC, Campanilla LLC, Fesara LLC, and 11 Essex Street Realty LLC, all of New York, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    InterTrader Ltd.: Fine

    Public Statement by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission that InterTrader Limited, of Gibraltar, "has agreed to pay a financial penalty" of an undisclosed amount to settle a regulatory investigation.

    Vivaro Ltd.: €733K Fine & Appeal

    Public Notice by the Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €733,160 on Vivaro Ltd., described as a "Remote Gaming Operator", for regulatory breaches and that its decision has been appealed.

    Playbay Malta Ltd.: €58K Fine

    Public Notice by the Malta Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit that it has imposed a fine of €58,757 on Playbay Malta Ltd., described as a "Remote Gaming Supervisor", for regulatory breaches.

    Unikrn, Inc.: $6.1M Penalty

    Administrative Order imposing a $6.1 million penalty on Unikrn, Inc., described as Delaware-domiciled, Washington State-based "operator of an online eSports gaming and gambling platform", regarding an unregistered securities offering of a digital token known as UnikoinGold that, inter alia, involved Bermuda-domiciled Unikrn Bermuda Ltd., before the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Editor's Note: Registers of Directors & Officers and Members for Unikrn Bermuda Ltd. that were obtained by OffshoreAlert from the company's registered agent in 2018 showed that, as of August 16, 2018, the sole shareholder of the company was Unikrn Inc. and that its directors were David Antivilo, of Las Vegas, Nevada, who was also Chief Compliance Officer; Kingsley Edwards, of Las Vegas, Nevada; Christopher G. Garrod, and Jacqueline King, both of Bermuda. On the Government of Bermuda's website, the current directors of the company are identified as Karl Flores, of Australia; Rahul Sood, of Washington State, USA; Christopher Garrod, and Jacqueline King. On Unirkn's website at www.unikrn.com, it is stated that the group was "Established in 2014 as a collaboration between Rahul Sood and Karl Flores".

    Codere Finance 2 (UK) Ltd.: Chapter 15 Petition

    Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in England by Manuel Martinez-Fidalgo, as the Foreign Representative of Codere Finance 2 (UK) Limited, described as being part of a group that "is a leading international gaming operator" and whose parent's shares "are listed on the Madrid stock exchange", at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Scientific Games Corp. et al v. Sylebra HK Company Ltd. et al: Notice of Removal

    Notice of Removal, including a copy of a complaint alleging "inquiries or investigations into Sylebra" by gaming regulators in Canada, Alderney in the Channel Islands, Malta, the United Kingdom, and the United States, in Scientific Games Corporation and Bally Gaming Inc., both of Nevada v. Sylebra HK Company Ltd., of Hong Kong; Sylebra Capital Management Limited, Sylebra Capital Partners Master Fund Limited, Sylebra Capital Partners (Offshore) Limited, and Sylebra Capital Partners (Onshore) Limited, all of the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

    Andrew Green v. Betfred Gibraltar: Complaint

    Claim Form and Particulars of Claim for £1.7 million in Andrew Green v. Petfre (Gibraltar) Ltd., d.b.a. Betfred, described as "a provider of casino, bookmaking and betting facilities", at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales.

    Harvey River Estate Pty Ltd. et al v. Peter Foster et al: Judgment

    Judgment in Harvey River Estate Pty Ltd., Four Little Girls Pty, and others v. Peter Clarence Foster, Arabella Louise Foster, Banksia Holdings Limited and The Partnership of Anne Patricia Larter, Alan Jones, Miralese Pty Ltd. and Leigh Johnson, trading as 'STC Sports Trading Club', at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

    USA v. Betting Clients of 5Dimes.com: Seizure Application

    Application for a warrant to seize 15 Accounts at Amazon Payments, Inc. in the names of GC Lover, Diego Alfaro Esquivel, Blue Iguana, Ellen McCormack, Alea Burke, Ricardo Calderon Perera, Sonia Mora Navarro, Hao Quan Wu, Sheyni, Uzoma Iquagwu, Allan, Kevin Chacon, Tony, and Sharavan who are allegedly clients of Costa Rica-based Internet gaming firm 5Dimes at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

    Joseph Fragala v. 500.com Ltd. et al: Complaint

    Complaint in Joseph Fragala v. 500.com Limited, based in China, domiciled in Cayman Islands; Man San Law, Zhengming Pan, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Piper Jaffray & Co., and Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

    Israel: Arie Avram

    Complaint for the extradition of Arie Avram from the USA to Israel to face allegations of operating an illegal gambling business and money laundering, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

    Daniel Ashman et al v. 6356095 Canada, Inc.: Complaint

    Complaint in Daniel Ashman, Brad Booth, Thomas Koral, Greg Lavery, Dave Lizmi, Daniel Smith, Joseph Sanders, and Dustin Woolf v. 6356095 Canada, Inc., f.k.a. Excapsa Software Inc., at the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

    USA v. Full Tilt Poker et al: Motion For Leave to File First Amended Complaint

    USA's Motion For Leave to File First Amended Complaint in a civil complaint filed by the USA against PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker, Ultimate Bet, Oldford Group Ltd., Rational Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., PYR Software Ltd., Stelekram Ltd., Sphene International Ltd., Tiltware LLC, Kolyma Corporation AVV, Pocket Kings Ltd., Pocket Kings Consulting Ltd., Filco Ltd., Vantage Ltd., Ranston Ltd., Mail Media Ltd., Full Tilt Poker Ltd., SGS Systems Inc., Trust Services Ltd., Fiducia Exchange Ltd., Blue Water Services Ltd., Absolute Entertainment SA, Blanca Games Inc. of Antigua, Raymond Bitar, Howard Lederer, Christopher Ferguson, a.k.a. Jesus Ferguson; and Rafael Furst at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Steve Segal et al v. Raymond Bitar et al: Class Action Complaint

    Class Action Complaint filed by Steve Segal, Nick Hammer, Robin Hougdahl, and Todd Terry against Raymond Bitar, Nelson Burtnick, Full Tilt Poker Ltd., Tiltware LLC, Vantage Ltd., Filco Ltd., Kolyma Corp. AVV, Pocket Kings Ltd., Pocket Kings Consulting Ltd., Ranston Ltd., Mail Media Ltd., Howard Lederer, Phil Ivey, Christopher 'Jesus' Ferguson, John Juanda, Jennifer Harman-Traniello, Phillip Gordon, Erick Lindgren, Erik Seidel, Andrew Bloch, Mike Matusow, Gus Hansen, Allen Cunningham, and Patrik Antonius at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    USA v. PokerStars et al: Complaint

    Civil complaint filed by the USA against PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker, Ultimate Bet, Oldford Group Ltd., Rational Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., PYR Software Ltd., Stelekram Ltd., Sphene International Ltd., Tiltware LLC, Kolyma Corporation AVV, Pocket Kings Ltd., Pocket Kings Consulting Ltd., Filco Ltd., Vantage Ltd., Ranston Ltd., Mail Media Ltd., Full Tilt Poker Ltd., SGS Systems Inc., Trust Services Ltd., Fiducia Exchange Ltd., Blue Water Services Ltd., Absolute Entertainment SA and Blanca Games Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on April 20, 2011.

    USA v. Isai Scheinberg et al: Superseding Indictment

    Superseding Indictment in USA v. Isai Scheinberg, Raymond Bitar, Scott Tom, Brent Beckley, Nelson Burtnick, Paul Tate, Ryan Lang, Bradley Franzen, Ira Rubin, Chad Elie, and John Campos at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Offshore funds allege fraud against Electronic Clearing House

    Two offshore funds are suing an electronic payments company that they invested in, only to see their investment fall in value following a clampdown on Internet gaming in the United States.Details are contained in a civil complaint filed by Butterfield

    Betcorp Limited: Chapter 15 Petition

    Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Main Proceeding in Australia by Simon Cathro, as the Foreign Representative of Betcorp Limited, at the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada.

    Hong Kong: Helena Yuen-Lan Lau

    Complaint for the arrest of Helena Yuen-Lan Lau and extradition from the USA to Hong Kong to face an allegation that she stole HK$7.5 million from Christopher Mark Quinton Rampton.

    AT&T Corp. sues BetonSports for $2.5 m

    Offshore gaming firm BetonSports, which was criminally indicted in 2006 for soliciting bettors in the United States, is being sued for $2.5 million for allegedly breaching an agreement with a US-based telecommunications carrier.

    UK gaming firm pleads guilty to racketeering in US

    British gaming firm BETonSPORTS Plc has pleaded guilty to a federal racketeering charge in the United States, prosecutors announced yesterday.Under a plea agreement, BETonSPORTS will receive leniency in return for helping with the criminal prosecution of 14 co defendants, who

    Trinidad and Tobago: National Lotteries Control Board et al

    Application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence for a criminal investigation in Trinidad and Tobago into three former members of the National Lotteries Control Board regarding an agreement between NLCB and G-TECH Corp.

    Go Daddy records sought by gambling investigators in Israel

    Investigators in Israel are seeking the records of Domains by Proxy as part of a criminal investigation into an Internet gaming group that targets Hebrew speakers.Details are contained in an application for the appointment of a Commissioner to collect evidence
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