Galaxy brand illegally exploited online

online poker 33Macau Business Daily – The gaming operator has issued a warning that its brands are being used by fraudulent gaming and betting websites. After SJM and Las Vegas Sands, the Galaxy group is the third operator to face online exploitation.

Galaxy Entertainment Group trade names, trademarks and property images are being used illegally by online gaming and fraudulent betting websites. The warning was issued on Wednesday by the gaming operator.
‘We would like to bring to the public’s attention that recently it has come to our notice that our hotels and/or resort properties’ trade names, trademarks, photo images and customer services hotlines have been exploited by illegal and unauthorised online gaming and betting websites’.
According to the company the names Galaxy Macau Casino, Galaxy Entertainment City and Macau Galaxy Entertainment City were used by websites such as www.yh9889.com, which is no longer online. Galaxy also explained that the purpose of using the company’s names is to mislead members of the pubic.
The group also clarified that it is not involved in any form of online gambling or betting activities.
‘Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited and its subsidiaries hereby declares that the Group and all of our properties, including Galaxy Macau and StarWorld Macau Hotel have no affiliation with any online gambling or betting sites nor have we authorised any websites and/or related companies to carry out any form of online gambling and betting activities for or on behalf of the Group’, the statement reads.
The company also said that it will consider taking legal action against individuals or entities that illegally use the name and trademarks of the group. ‘The Group shall not be responsible for any losses or damages that may result from any person’s access and/or use of fraudulent websites’.

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