Tag Archives: Singapore Pools

ANGRY GAMBLERS CAN’T COLLECT WINNINGS DUE TO S’PORE POOLS GLITCH

Gamblers all over Singapore were in an uproar this weekend when they found that they could not collect their winnings from Singapore Pools this weekend. According to a Lianhe Wanbao report, one Chinese man, Mr Wang Guozhi, had tried to collect $1,500 worth of football winnings on Sunday but was surprised when he went to 2 separate betting stations in Toa Payoh and could not collect his money.

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WP MP LEON PERERA: LEGAL ONLINE GAMBLING WILL TEMPT S’POREANS TO GAMBLE FOR 1ST TIME

I have filed the Parliamentary question below on the government's move to allow online gambling. Those who are currently using illegal online gambling sites may not switch to the two new legal sites, especially if they think they can get better odds on overseas sites. However the presence of legal online gambling may tempt some Singaporeans who were afraid of taking the illegal route to experiment with legal online gambling for the first time. After all, it's legal, right? Once they try it, they might get hooked. They and their loved ones could then pay the price. Instead of switching illegal online gamblers to local, legal sites, the government's move could expand the total population of online gamblers both legal plus illegal.

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MOST BETTING NUMBERS RELATED TO LKY’S DEATH SOLD OUT

From car plate numbers to dates, Singaporeans are capitalizing on the death of Lee Kuan Yew by picking 4 digit lottery numbers (known as 4D) or other combinations that are related to the death of the pioneer statesman. Many of the numbers linked to LKY's birth and death, the license plate of the hearse that carried his coffin to the Parliament House for the private wake have been sold out.

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IT WILL BE MORE EXPENSIVE TO BET ON TOTO

It will be more expensive to place a Toto bet. The cost of each betting category in the Toto game will be doubled. Currently, it cost 50 cents for one Ordinary bet. Singapore Pools is revamping the Toto game, the first time since 1997, as the lottery operator is hit by higher taxes on lotteries which kicked in last month.

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