National Council Of Churches Singapore Assks To Cancel Permission To Online Betting
The national council of churches of singapore, which represents more than 250 churches, called for a revision of the government’s decision regarding the online betting service, which launched the singapore pools operator. This informs yogonet.
Council members fear for a vulnerable group of a population that can be a victim of gambling online games. «We turned to the the authorities to carefully monitor the efficiency of the operator and take all the necessary measures to help those who can become a victim of gambling», — it is said in the statement of one catholic church.
Minister of social and family development tan chuan-jin said that the government does not encourage gambling, but recognizes their reality and also sees the interest of singapore’s residents in such entertainment.
As previously reported, the ministry of internal affairs of singapore liberated singapore pools and singapore turf club from the action of gambling legislation, which blocks access to relevant sites and e-payments for them. Afterte that, the launch of the state-owned singapore pools was announced.