Marina Bay Sands casino won a S$240,868 ($187,782) judgment, plus interest and legal costs, against gambler Lester Ong, who had sought to avoid paying back credit the Las Vegas Sands Corp.-owned casino extended him by arguing that he no longer qualified as a “premium player” entitled to credit when the casino gave it to him. His argument was that he had withdrawn the S$100,000 deposit required to qualify for premium status under Singapore regulations. The case is the first the casino has brought to court in Singapore.
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Bloomberry Foundation and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp said they have completed the capital region’s largest quarantine facility for Covid-19 patients.
Singapore police have busted at least two illegal gambling operations in the past week, while across Asia authorities have moved to stamp out illicit activities, from raids on premier league matches in India, to illegal number forecasting in Malaysia.
The Puducherry union territory government has urged the union government to ban online gaming platforms and mobile apps, describing it as a necessity to protect the mental health of vulnerable people.