Russian president Vladimir Putin, dealing with sanctions that are economic signs in a legislation which will produce a ‘gambling area’ in annexed Crimea. But could his timing be any worse? The story that is old Roman emperor Nero fiddling while his …

 The Philippines is pushing ahead with plans to tighten anti-money laundering (AML) controls in its casino sector. The country’s gambling enterprises, which are lightly managed by state-run operator-regulator PAGCOR, are currently exempt from the guidelines of its Anti-Money Laundering Act of …