Nov 30, 2021 06:09 AM

Macao Casino Junket King Alvin Chau Detained

Alvin Chau Cheok Wa
Alvin Chau Cheok Wa

Macao gambling tycoon Alvin Chau Cheok Wa was detained on allegations of criminal association, illegal gambling and money laundering, police in the special administrative region said Sunday.

Chau, chief executive and controlling shareholder of Macao’s casino operator Suncity Group Holdings Ltd., confessed to establishing overseas gambling platforms and carrying out illegal virtual betting activities, Macao police said Sunday at a press conference. Several of Chau’s associates were also arrested.

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