MBS fined $475,000 by regulator for surveillance breaches

Marina Bay Sands (MBS) was fined $475,000 by the Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) on Wednesday for surveillance breaches.

The integrated resort had failed on three counts and were fined under Regulation 3(2) of the Casino Control (Surveillance) Regulations.

The first breach, which led to a $150,000 fine, was for failing to retain casino surveillance footage during the period of Sep 14, 2011 to April 12, 2012. Casinos have to retain footage for a specified time period. The time period was not disclosed.

The second fine of $100,000, was for failing to ensure continuous recording of casino surveillance footage from Dec 17, 2011 to June 14, 2012. The third fine of $225,000, was for the lack of notification system to alert the casino of failures to their surveillance system.

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