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Vietnam jails Singaporean over online gambling ring


A court in Ho Chi Minh City has sentenced a Singaporean national to 14 months and 24 days in jail for his role in an illegal online gambling ring targ

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Police detain man in VIP room scam


Macau’s Judiciary Police caught a man who was seeking to leave the territory following a scam in which he defrauded two Singaporean women by convinc

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Japan likely to adopt Singapore-style legislation, Fitch says


Japan is likely to adopt gaming regulations that are similar to Singapore, with limited license and an entrance fee for locals, Fitch Ratings says in

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Sanum wins appeal case against Laos government


Sanum Investments has won a case before the Appeal Court in Singapore against the Laos government claiming capital investment benefit losses through u

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Visitor arrivals to Singapore up 1.1 percent in May


Visitor arrivals to Singapore rose 1.1 percent to 1.22 million in May, compared to the same period the year before, with the number of Mainland Chines

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Macau should find own path to diversify gaming industry: AGA


The president of the American Gaming Association says Macau should find its own path to develop its non-gaming industry rather than follow the models

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OpenBet agrees seven-year contract with Singapore Pools


OpenBet has signed a seven-year contract to provide sports betting products and services to Singapore Pools. OpenBet was selected by Singapore Pools i

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Genting Singapore's profits could soar - with the right opportunity


Genting Singapore could ramp up profits by 45 percent if it were to achieve the same EBITDA market share that it achieved in 2011, but such opportunit

Wagerings outpaces casino expenditure in Singapore


Singapore gamblers spend close to $8 billion a year on horse racing, pools and other games, outstripping the combined earnings of the city state’s

Problem gambling rates in Singapore decline to 0.7 percent last year


Overall problem gambling rates among people in Singapore has decreased in the past three years from 2.6 percent in 2011 to 0.7 percent last year, acc

Singapore begins blocking access to overseas sites


Singapore has begun to implement its draconian ban on online gambling, blocking access to overseas gambling websites.  The Remote Gambling Act pass

Singapore fines MBS, censors Resorts World Sentosa over breaches


Singapore’s regulatory authority has imposed a fine on Las Vegas Sands’ Marina Bay Sands property and censored Genting Singapore’s Resorts Worl

Singapore to block remote gambling websites


The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in Singapore has announced that all websites that provide or promote online gambling will be blocked when the Remo

Hong Kong high roller sues Marina Bay Sands


Hong Kong businessman Cheung Che-kin is suing Las Vegas Sands’ Marina Bay Sands for damages alleging he lost money after the casino stopped him gam

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