Corrupt Chinese lottery official gets 17 years in jail

Former China Welfare Lottery deputy director Feng Lizhi has been sentenced to 17 years in prison on charges of corruption. Lizhi, who admitted last year that he took bribes worth RMB5.8m, reportedly contributed to the government’s loss in lottery revenue amounting to RMB160m. He was supposed to serve 18 years in prison—12 for bribery and… Continue reading Corrupt Chinese lottery official gets 17 years in jail

Italy’s operators, media companies fear the worst for final ad rules

Italy’s media and communications regulator Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni (Agcom) had finally formalized the details of the country’s new gambling ad prohibitions based on the government’s ‘Dignity Decree.’ Agcom allowed land-based operators to display corporate logos in their establishments provided they do not promise “amazing winnings.” On the flipside, the regulator is still… Continue reading Italy’s operators, media companies fear the worst for final ad rules