Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will be amending the gambling legislation later this year to ensure that the laws and regulations remain effective in the face of evolving gambling products and business models. Amendments will be made to areas including the definition of gambling, social gambling, arcade games and claw machines, and online games. […]
MYANMAR: New Gambling Law Permits Casinos to Operate in Myanmar
Reading Time: 3 minutesFollowing several discussions on significant changes being proposed in Myanmar in relation to the gambling landscape, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Myanmar parliament) finally enacted The Gambling Law (“GL”) on 7 May 2019. The enactment of the GL heralds positive news for investors looking to invest in the “casino” business as the legal avenues for operating such establishments […]
What Constitutes an Online Gaming Offence in Singapore?
Reading Time: 5 minutesWe know gambling other than with exempted vendors such as Singapore Pools, or in circumstances which do not attract statutory exemptions or defences,is illegal in Singapore. However, with changes in technology and a proliferation of offerings in social media increasing the risk of online gambling addictions, how has the legal landscape changed to enforce Singapore’s […]
Private Gambling in Singapore: Is It Legal?
Reading Time: 6 minutesThis article was written in 2017. Gambling law in Singapore may have changed. For more information, read “S’pore to introduce new gambling laws that cover arcade games & claw machines“. The Story In 60 Seconds There are a total of five laws that cover all aspects of gambling: The Common Gaming Houses Act – This […]