Online, Mobile Gambling Growing in Singapore

Published February 28, 2012

Online, Mobile Gambling Growing in Singapore

Singaporeans placing more bets on their smartphones, despite new land-based casinos here

Singaporeans are following the same online and mobile gambling trends as their counterparts in the rest of the world, placing more bets through their smartphones and from their computers despite the construction of land-based casinos here.

Online, mobile gambling on top

Online gambling sites received S$449 million worth of bets from Singaporeans last year, on the back of two consecutive yearly rises of around 15 percent, according to a report conducted by the UK-based Global Betting and Gaming Consultants agency – which monitors the global gaming industry.

These numbers were obtained from online poker rooms, online casinos, sportsbooks and other internet companies which run legal operations. They o not cover illegal, unregulated operators, who the GBGC estimate made up to US$110 million out of Singaporeans last year.

Where to play

Legal sites which promote responsible gambling are, of course, the best way to go. There are a host of options out there for those Singaporeans wanting to have a small bet on local and foreign sports contests, to try their hand at cash game and tournament poker, or just to have a spin on the slots reels.

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See also

Singapore Looks to Restrict Online Gambling Activity

Massive New Project for Singapore Gambling

National Council on Problem Gambling

Future of Online Gambling in Singapore Up In Air

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