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Nation 11 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

When even ‘half a goal’ makes a difference

Half-goal, one goal or one-and-a-half goals. These may be Greek to many, but to football punters these odds could make a difference between winning and losing a bet.

AseanPlus News 25 May 2004 | 12:00 AM


AseanPlus News 19 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Crowds gather for Las Vegas-style casino

Fights broke out on Tuesday as a crowd of 10,000 people battled for entry into a glitzy new Las Vegas-style Macau casino that signals the start of new era for the former Portuguese enclave's gambling industry.

AseanPlus News 14 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Gambling den busted It had secret escape route, closed-circuit TV

TO SCREEN their activities, the operators of a gambling den hacked through the wall separating two second-storey shoplots to create a secret passageway.

Nation 27 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

US prostitution ring involving Malaysians busted

Police have crippled a prostitution ring which recruited Malaysians and other Asian women to work in brothels and service gamblers in casinos in Alantic City.

AseanPlus News 19 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Nobel laureate backs Chen, bets go against

An influential Taiwan Nobel laureate threw his weight behind President Chen Shui-bian in the cliffhanger presidential election, but underground gamblers were betting on a victory for his challenger in the two-horse race.

AseanPlus News 18 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Casino to bar the less than well-off

SINGAPORE'S casino, if built, will be one of a kind. Singapore's casino is likely to be off limits to less than well-off Singaporeans.

Nation 02 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Two sisters among six held in raid

A student and her sister were among six people arrested when police raided the counting centre of an illegal gaming syndicate in Kepong here.

Nation 26 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Notorious gang leader arrested in Kajang

Police, in a commando-style operation, stormed the house of a notorious armed robber in Kajang. The robber had been on the police wanted list for the past 11 years.

Nation 19 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Cops under probe after raid on casino

Senior officers and personnel from the Kuala Langat district police headquarters are under investigation following the discovery of a 'mini casino' about a kilometre from the station.