First casino cheat pleads guilty

Travelling in Asia for poker? Not sure where to play and stay? Ask our cosmopolitan kakis here

First casino cheat pleads guilty

Postby DM101 » Sat Apr 24, 2010 5:45 am

SINGAPORE: The first Singaporean to be charged with casino-related offences, here, pleaded guilty to his crimes on Friday morning.


Taxi-driver Loo Siew Wan, admitted to impersonating his brother to get into Resorts World at Sentosa.

The 53-year-old, who is an undischarged bankrupt, is not allowed to enter the casino but on Feb 21, the punter stole his elder brother's driver's licence and sneaked in.

While inside, he tried to cheat at the baccarat tables by placing a late bet after the winning result had already been declared.

He would have won $190 with his $200-bet had a fellow gambler not spotted him.

After he was exposed, Mr Loo took back his chips and quickly left the table.

When he was identified and questioned by a police officer later, Mr Loo tried to pass himself off as his brother by producing the stolen driver's license.

He will be sentenced on April 30.

Loo faces up to five years in jail and a fine for his offences. - CNA/fa

Source: ... 01/1/.html
User avatar
Site Admin
Posts: 2311
Joined: Fri Jun 22, 2007 11:52 am
Medals: 16
Long Jie Participant (1) Genting Poker Tournament (5) Macau Cup Participant (1) APPT Participant (1) EPT Participant (1) 2nd Place in a poker tourny (1) 1000 posts (1) Article Contributor (1) Reporter - Bringer of news (1)
Chatterbox - Bigga Mouth~ (1) Helpful Kaki (1) Good Seller (1)

Return to Poker Rooms & Casinos in Asia

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


Recent Posts

Subscribe to RSS headline updates from:
Powered by FeedBurner


Subscribe to RSS headline updates from:
Powered by FeedBurner