29 men and 1 woman arrested for illegal gambling at Senoko Crescent

A total of 29 men and one woman, aged between 20 and 43, were arrested for their suspected involvement in illegal gambling activities on Sunday (Oct 15).

Three men, aged between 26 and 33, were allegedly found to have acted as a gambling service provider to 27 individuals, aged between 20 and 43, at an industrial premise along Senoko Crescent.

Cash of $16,345 and gaming-related paraphernalia were seized during the joint operation conducted by Woodlands Police Division and the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority.

Police investigations are ongoing.

Under the Gambling Control Act 2022, anyone who is found involved in unlawful betting operations may be fined at least $200,000 and jailed up to five years.

Under the same Act, any person who gambles with an unlawful gambling service provider may face a fine of up to $10,000 and/or up to six months in jail.

The police said they take a serious view of all forms of illegal gambling activities and will continue to take tough enforcement action against those who are involved in such activities.