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Online betting made his life hell

November 29, 2013 - 12:49am

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Second Minister for Home Affairs, and Trade and Industry S. Iswaran said yesterday that Singapore is considering banning online and phone betting.

CPIB officer charged with misappropriating public funds

July 24, 2013 - 3:43pm

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An officer from the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) has been charged in court today with taking more than $1.7m.

She lost husband, home and job because of gambling

December 21, 2012 - 12:38am

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A menstruating woman refused to budge from the baccarat table she had been gambling at for more than 12 hours - not even when her menses stained her clothes, the chair and the carpet.

Gambling den turns high-tech

December 13, 2012 - 1:16am

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TNP PHOTO: Choo Chwee Hua

CARDS, roulette tables and betting chips used to be the items seized whenever the police raided illegal gambling dens.

But not any more.

Gambler blows $400,000 in 20 seconds

December 9, 2012 - 1:55am

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TNP PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: Mohd Ishak

Most people would break out in a cold sweat at the thought of placing a $400,000 bet on the turn of a single card.

Not cool-hand Han - as this businessman prefers to be known.

And he lost.

They lose despite learning 'sure-win' baccarat techniques

March 13, 2012 - 10:37pm

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Mr Ye Hong Quan PICTURE: LIANHE WANBAO

He called himself the “god of gamblers” and claimed he could teach “sure-win” baccarat techniques.

But instead of winning, the students he taught lost at the gaming tables.

More low-income earners gambling heavily

February 24, 2012 - 12:31am

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They barely earn enough to get by, yet they spend more than half their salaries on gambling activities.

And their numbers are rising, said the National Council on Problem Gambling.

He was hoping to win big

February 19, 2012 - 9:54pm

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A father was so hooked on soccer betting that he cashed out his 10-year-old son’s insurance policy to support his addiction.

She's betting on new role

February 19, 2012 - 9:37pm

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PHOTO: Encore Films

Portraying one-half of a loud-mouthed, abrasive couple with veteran comedian Chapman To was an invigorating experience for Hong Kong singer-actress Fiona Sit (above, left).

Casino cheats go global

November 18, 2011 - 12:30am

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GAMBLING knows no boundaries.

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