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Singapore Drafts Casino Control Bill

14 October 2005

SINGAPORE – As reported by Channel News Asia: "A Casino Control Bill has been drafted to regulate the casino gaming industry in Singapore.

"The government will release details of the Bill for public consultation on Monday.

"Industry watchers say the Bill will spell out the do's and don'ts of casino gambling but it will only be half the story.

"…It'll also provide for the setting up of the Casino Regulatory Authority and National Council for Problem Gambling.

"…Lawyers say the Casino Control Bill by itself will not solve any problem as it only provides a framework for the authorities to address issues and mitigate the negative impact of gaming.

"The key still lies in effective policing and how these rules are enforced.

"Other provisions expected are a voluntary opt-out scheme for individuals to be barred from the casino, entry levies for Singaporeans and credit limits…"

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