gambling

Man with $40,000 gambling debts jailed 7 years for stabbing wife

A 38-year-old man with gambling debts was today jailed seven years for stabbing his wife twice in the chest, and two more times in the back and neck on Aug 11, 2012 at his parents' flat in...

They gamble openly in Geylang alley

Just before the break of dawn, a group of men sets up a table.

Within minutes, a small crowd gathers, clutching stacks of money, ready to place their bets.

For the past month or so,...

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique in training.

Enrique plays down Barca duo's visit to casino

Was it a gamble for Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique to be hitting a casino just hours before Barcelona’s crucial Champions League clash with Manchester City on Wednesday morning (Singapore time)?...

She stays despite $250k debt

Every day, a mountain of legal letters and overdue bills sits on the living room table of her three-room flat.

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Ex-KTV lounge employee jailed three years for pocketing $360,000

To pay off her gambling debts, a KTV lounge staff member pocketed close to $360,000 from her employer.

Jasmine Teo Rui Ling, 38, who was an accounts administrator with Legend Palace at ...

Johor stops issuing entertainment outlet licenses to keep gambling in check

Johor has stopped issuing licences to open new family entertainment outlets and renewals for existing outlets.

State housing and local government chairman Abdul Latiff Bandi said that the...

Over 1,000 Macau casino workers stage protest for better pay

More than 1,000 casino workers in Macau took to the streets Monday for a seventh time this year to demand better pay and working conditions in the world’s largest gambling hub.

Members from...

Macau police bust S$805m World Cup gambling ring

Macau police said on Friday they had busted an illegal gambling outfit that racked up HK$5 billion (S$805 million) in wagers on the World Cup in a week.

It included a single bet of US$5.1...

Ben Affleck kicked out of yet another casino

As Kenny Rogers so clearly put it in his 1978 single, "You've got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run."

Maybe Ben Affleck could use...