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New casino laws here after month-long consultation

Published on Oct 15, 2012 3:57 PM
 
NEW rules governing the two casinos here were introduced in Parliament on Monday, including one to limit how many times a person who is "financially vulnerable" can visit the casinos. --ST PHOTO: JOYCE FANG

NEW rules governing the two casinos here were introduced in Parliament on Monday, including one to limit how many times a person who is "financially vulnerable" can visit the casinos.

This first step in amending the law on casinos comes after a month-long consultation on various proposed changes to the Casino Control Act.

Another change is the setting up an evaluation panel to assess the overall performance of the resorts, to ensure that Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa constantly develop and promote their non-gaming components to remain attractive to tourists.

Other changes include:

 
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