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SG Gambling Industry Legislation: Land Based and Online Casinos

Social gambling in Singapore has been declared legal. The Gambling regulatory authority in the country will oversee all forms of gambling. According to the new rules, social gambling is allowed, but it must be played at home and not on commercial property. It should not be a business-related activity. There are expected changes in land-based and online casinos in this country.
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Singapore sets up a new central body to regulate gambling, including loot boxes in online video games

Singapore recently inaugurated a new central body to regulate gambling services, including loot boxes in online video games. The new body is called the Gambling Regulatory Authority (GRA). It will take over from the Casino Regulatory Agency. Josephine Teo, Second Minister for Home Affairs, said technological advancements have made it easier for people to gamble anytime and anywhere. She also alluded to an SGD100 prize cap on mystery boxes, which may come into effect as early as 2023.
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Singapore sets up a new central body to regulate gambling, including loot boxes in online video games
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Singapore Gambling Regulatory Authority Officially Inaugurated

Singapore Gambling Regulatory Authority was officially inaugurated on August 16. GRA will regulate a wide spectrum of gaming activities, including casinos and online or offline lotteries. It will also regulate sports betting and several operations offered through an online games segment. The lines between gambling and gaming are blurring. The minister for Communications and Information and Second Minister for Home Affairs, Josephine Teo, believes the formation of Gra is an important next step for gambling regulation in Singapore. She believes it's challenging to keep up with the innovations while the boundaries between gaming and gambling have blurred.
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Singapore Gambling Regulatory Authority Officially Inaugurated

Singapore holds inauguration ceremony for new gambling regulator

Gambling Regulatory Authority of Singapore was inaugurated on Monday. The new watchdog takes over the functions of its predecessor, the Casino Regulatory Division. Minister for Communications and Information Josephine Teo welcomed the establishment of the new regulator. She said that the country was not well-equipped to regulate the gambling industry. GRA will have to stay abreast with global trends and monitor developments in the industry to be effective. The country-state agreed to establish casino resorts in 2005. Casino-related crime has been low in Singapore, with under 1% of all crime. It has also done significant efforts to develop help programs to people who may suffer from gambling addiction.
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Singapore holds inauguration ceremony for new gambling regulator

Singapore appoints new regulator to broaden gambling scope

Singapore has officially inaugurated its new Gambling Regulatory Authority. The new regulator will take over from the old Casino Regulatory Agency. It will have control over lotteries, casinos, sport betting and loot boxes in online video games.
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New laws on social gambling in Singapore to take effect from Aug 1

The new Gambling Control Act will come into force on Monday (Aug 1). It will make it illegal for under-21s to gamble. The GRA will take over the functions of the existing Casino Regulatory Authority and be granted more powers to regulate all forms of gambling in Singapore. Private establishments will have to get a licence to provide gambling services. The Act criminalises proxy gambling. It is illegal to enter gambling areas without entry checks. Online social gambling is prohibited. MHA said this move allows the Government to "stay ahead of technological and gambling trends and respond more adequately to emerging gambling products".
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New laws on social gambling in Singapore to take effect from Aug 1
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Singapore extends Marina Bay Sands casino license until 2025

Singapore extends Marina Bay Sands casino license until 2025. MBS is owned and operated by Las Vegas Sands. Singapore is overhauling its casino industry. The Gambling Regulatory Authority of Singapore will be established as the single regulator for all forms of gambling. The state's two IRs – Marina and Resorts World Sentosa – are preparing to launch their own major expansion initiatives.
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New offences for underage, proxy gambling among tighter safeguards proposed in Parliament

Gambling Control Bill proposes to increase penalties for unlawful gambling both physically and online. It also proposes stiffer penalties. Underage and proxy gambling will be an offence. The Bill also defines social gambling that is exempted and licenses all gambling products. A Gambling Regulatory Authority of Singapore Bill proposed to be introduced around mid-2022. It will regulate the entire gambling landscape in Singapore. If passed, it will repeal the four gambling-related laws. There are currently four such laws: Betting Act, Common Gaming Houses Act and Private Lotteries Act.
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New offences for underage, proxy gambling among tighter safeguards proposed in Parliament

With well over 12 gambling enterprises, main town and Ebony Hawk supply limited bet gambling

Black Hawk, Colorado is one of Colorado's biggest and flashiest playing cities. Main town and Ebony Hawk supply limited bet gambling. Black Hawk grew up in Gregory's Gulch, a narrow ravine in which prospector John H. Gregory discovered lode gold in 1859. Video gaming brought in new money to Gregory’s Gulach. Blackhawk is trying to uphold its traditions and live through another growth course. The downtown area is intact but the larger gambling enterprises have all but overlooked the historical rules. In Black hawk, the middle area houses the City Opera, Teller home and other ancient places.
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With well over 12 gambling enterprises, main town and Ebony Hawk supply limited bet gambling

Establishment of New Gambling Regulator in Singapore Faces Delays

The establishment of a new gambling regulator in Singapore has been delayed. The Ministry of Home Affairs wants to introduce a prize cap of SGD100 (US$74) for mystery boxes, arcade games and claw machines. It is unknown if the new regulator will be launched this year. Singapore’s gambling regulation is currently supervised by various government agencies.
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Establishment of New Gambling Regulator in Singapore Faces Delays

Australian Online Gambling Doubles Over the Past Decade

A new study shows the growth of online gambling in Australia over the past decade. Around 18% of adults gambled online in 2019, up from 8% in 2010. Online lotteries were the most popular form of internet gambling at 10%. Horse racing and sports betting came next at around 6%. Overall gambling participation fell from 64% to 57% between 2010 and 2019.
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Australian Online Gambling Doubles Over the Past Decade

How To Pick a Trusted Online Casino in India

Cricketbettingwali.in provides a list of features that you need to look out for when selecting a new casino in India. The list includes what casino games they have to offer such as Andar Bahar and live roulette. The website also explains how to pick a trusted online casino.
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