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7 ARRESTED FOR ILLEGAL GAMBLING, 2 BOOKIES AMONG THEM

Six males and one woman, aged 30 to 72, are being investigated by the police for their alleged involvement in unlawful horse betting and remote gambling activities.

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Six males and one woman, aged 30 to 72, are being investigated by the police for their alleged involvement in unlawful horse betting and remote gambling activities.

Officers from the Ang Mo Kio Police Division conducted enforcement activities at Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 on September 25, 2021. A 30-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of being a bookmaker, while a 49-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of offering illegal remote gambling services.

Five more males, ranging in age from 43 to 72, were detained for allegedly betting with a bookmaker and utilizing a remote gambling service. During the operation, more than $8,900 in cash, five cellphones, and an iPad were seized.

Betting with an illegal bookie can result in a fine not exceeding $5,000, imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or both.

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While being a bookie can get a fine of not less than $20,000 and not more than $200,000, and shall also be punished with imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years.

For Remote Gambling, any person who, in Singapore, gambles using remote communication and using a remote gambling service that is not provided by a person otherwise exempt shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or both.

Under Section 9(1)(a) of the Remote Gambling Act 2014, any person who organises, manages or supervises remote gambling by others in accordance with arrangements made by a principal of the agent, shall be liable on conviction to a fine of not less than $20,000 and not more than $200,000, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years, or both.

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