China’s Foreign Casino Crackdown Sends Shudder Through Industry

  • Detentions are for gambling-related crime: Chinese ministry
  • Incident sparks concern of clampdown on overseas marketing

Crown Plunges After China Detains 18 Employees

Chinese authorities detained 18 employees of Crown Resorts Ltd., the highest-profile crackdown on a foreign casino operator in a year, raising fears anew that the government is tightening its scrutiny of companies that promote gambling abroad.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.