Singapore criminalises online gambling – who is affected?
Jan29

Singapore criminalises online gambling – who is affected?

From Monday, 2 February 2015, the full force of Singapore’s extensive new Remote Gambling Act will be felt, both inside and outside of Singapore. The Act will criminalise the entire spectrum of remote gambling activities. The restrictions are extremely broad and will be felt by operators, agents, brokers, service providers, broadcasters, advertising networks, payment processors, financial institutions, ISPs – and, of course...

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Singapore Government to Regulate Online Gambling
Nov28

Singapore Government to Regulate Online Gambling

It looks like Singapore is going to regulate online gambling. Today, the government announced plans to make online gambling services illegal, unless there are specific exemptions. The majority of the government announcement focused on how new laws would give enforcement agencies the powers necessary to act against the operators of online gambling services, and how website, payment and advertisement-blocking technologies will restrict...

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Singapore: online gambling regulation on the way?
May10

Singapore: online gambling regulation on the way?

The Singapore Government has once again confirmed that it is considering new measures to restrict online gambling. In a speech on 10 May a Government spokesperson confirmed that it is monitoring the regulatory approaches taken in other jurisdictions with a view to imposing new measures. It has also put a timeframe on the review process – confirming that it should be complete by the end of the year. In line with its previous...

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