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CRA RENEWS MBS CASINO LICENCE (2016)

19 Apr 2016

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore has renewed the casino licence of Marina Bay Sands Pte. Ltd. (MBS) under Section 49 of the Casino Control Act (CCA). This is after assessment of the matters set out in Section 45 of the CCA, and having regard to the independent opinion of an evaluation panel as provided for under Section 45A of the CCA.

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CRA RENEWS RWS CASINO LICENCE (2016)

29 Jan 2016

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore has renewed the casino licence of Resorts World at Sentosa Pte. Ltd. (RWS) under Section 49 of the Casino Control Act (CCA). This is after assessment of the matters set out in Section 45 of the CCA, and having regard to the independent opinion of an evaluation panel as provided for under Section 45A of the CCA.

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3RD SINGAPORE SYMPOSIUM ON CASINO REGULATION AND CRIME

28 Nov 2013

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Singapore Police Force (SPF) and the Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) are jointly organising the 3rd Singapore Symposium on Casino Regulation & Crime on 28 and 29 November 2013 at the Police Cantonment Complex.

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DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS IMPOSED ON CASINOS FOR REGULATORY BREACHES

13 Nov 2013

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) has imposed financial penalties totalling $337,500 and $190,000 on Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd (MBS) and Resorts World at Sentosa Pte Ltd (RWS) respectively for regulatory breaches reported or detected during the period 1 May 2012 to 31 December 2012.

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF CRA TAKES HELM AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GAMING REGULATORS AND CRA SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE GREAT BRITAIN GAMBLING COMMISSION

02 Oct 2013

CRA’s Chief Executive Mr Lau Peet Meng has taken over the helm as President of the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). This is the first time an Asian regulator has held the position. Mr Lau succeeds Ms Susan Hensel, Director of Licensing for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

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CRA MARKS FIVE YEARS OF REGULATORY WORK

10 May 2013

The Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA) today held its fifth work plan seminar, marking its transition from a young regulator to one that has made its mark locally and on the international stage. The theme for this year’s work plan seminar is ‘Pioneers. Stewards. Leaders.’

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CRA RENEWS MBS CASINO LICENCE

19 Apr 2013

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore has renewed the casino licence of Marina Bay Sands Pte. Ltd. (MBS) under Section 49 of the Casino Control Act (CCA), after assessing that MBS has fulfilled the matters set out in Section 45 of the CCA. The licence is renewed for another 3 years with effect from 26 April 2013.

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CRA RENEWS RWS CASINO LICENCE

01 Feb 2013

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore has renewed the casino licence of Resorts World at Sentosa Pte. Ltd. (RWS) under Section 49 of the Casino Control Act (CCA), after assessing that RWS has fulfilled the matters set out in Section 45 of the CCA. The licence is renewed for another 3 years with effect from 6 February 2013.

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INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GAMING REGULATORS HOLDS ITS FIRST CONFERENCE IN ASIA FROM 21 OCT – 24 OCT 2012

22 Oct 2012

The Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA) today announced the opening of the International Association of Gaming Regulators’ (IAGR) 2012 Annual Conference in Singapore, which will be held till Oct 24. Officiating the opening of the conference was Mr S. Iswaran, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Home Affairs and Trade & Industry.

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CRA IMPOSES FINE OF $600,000 ON RESORTS WORLD FOR REIMBURSING ANNUAL ENTRY LEVY

12 Sep 2012

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) has imposed a financial penalty of $600,000 on Resorts World Sentosa Pte. Ltd. (RWS) for partially reimbursing the annual entry levy paid by some local casino patrons. This is the highest single financial penalty imposed to-date by the Authority.

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DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS IMPOSED ON CASINOS FOR BREACHES IN SOCIAL SAFEGUARD MEASURES AND GAMING EQUIPMENT REGULATIONS

22 Aug 2012

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) has imposed financial penalties totalling $357,500 and $140,000 on Marina Bay Sands Pte. Ltd. (MBS) and Resorts World at Sentosa Pte. Ltd. (RWS) respectively for breaching social safeguard requirements during the period 1 May 2011 to 31 October 2011. In addition, RWS has been censured for 3 cases of similar breaches during the period and MBS censured for failing to display appropriate message on its progressive jackpot system on 18 October 2011.

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CASINO REGULATORY AUTHORITY ENHANCES REGIME TO REGULATE INTERNATIONAL MARKET AGENTS AND AWARDS FIRST BATCH OF LICENCES

22 Mar 2012

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) has awarded the first batch of licences to two International Market Agents (IMAs) today. The regime to regulate IMAs has also been enhanced to ensure that our gaming environment continues to be tightly regulated and free from criminal influence.

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DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS IMPOSED ON CASINO OPERATORS FOR SOCIAL SAFEGUARD BREACHES

06 Feb 2012

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) has imposed financial penalties totalling $255,000 on Marina Bay Sands Pte. Ltd. (MBS), and financial penalties totalling $130,000 on Resorts World at Sentosa Pte. Ltd. (RWS), for breaching the Casino Control Act and its Regulations during the period 28 October 2010 to 30 April 2011 and 15 August 2010 to 30 April 2011 respectively. RWS was also separately censured for 5 cases of similar breaches.

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2ND SINGAPORE SYMPOSIUM ON CASINO REGULATION AND CRIME

16 Nov 2011

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Singapore Police Force (SPF) and the Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA) are jointly organising the 2nd Singapore Symposium on Casino Regulation & Crime from 16 – 17 November 2011 at the Police Cantonment Complex.

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POLICE AND CASINO REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE BUST SYNDICATE SELLING ILLEGAL INSURANCE BETS AT RESORTS WORLD SENTOSA CASINO

03 Nov 2011

In a joint operation that ran from 4pm on 2 November 2011 to about 4am on 3 November 2011, officers from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and Police Intelligence Department, with support from the Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) crippled a syndicate...

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CASINO REGULATORY AUTHORITY HANDING OVER CEREMONY

15 Jun 2011

In a ceremony officiated by Mr Benny Lim, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs, the current Chief Executive of the CRA, Mr T. Raja Kumar handed over the leadership of the Authority to incoming Chief Executive, Mr Lau Peet Meng. Mr Raja Kumar, will return to the Singapore Police Force where he will be appointed Deputy Commissioner of Police (Policy) ...

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LEADERSHIP CHANGE IN THE CASINO REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE

03 Jun 2011

Assistant Commissioner of Police Mr. Lau Peet Meng, 36, will be appointed as the Chief Executive of the Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) with effect from 15 June 2011. He is currently the Senior Director of the Policy & Operations Division in the Ministry of Home Affairs...

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CASINO REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH NEVADA GAMING CONTROL BOARD

26 May 2011

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) today. The MOU was executed by Chief Executive of the CRA, Mr. T. Raja Kumar and Chairman of the NGCB, Mr Mark Lipparelli at the NGCB’s office in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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CASINO REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE IMPOSES FINANCIAL PENALTIES ON RESORTS WORLD AT SENTOSA PTE. LTD.

18 May 2011

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore has imposed financial penalties totalling $530,000 on Resorts World at Sentosa Pte. Ltd. (RWS) for four breaches of the Casino Control Act and its regulations.

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MAN TO BE CHARGED FOR ACTING AS A BOOKMAKER AT CASINO

11 Apr 2011

A 50-year-old male Singaporean has been arrested for his suspected involvement in illegal bookmaking activities at the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) casino. Joint investigations by the Casino Crime Investigation Branch of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA), revealed that the suspect had allegedly approached patrons at RWS casino to offer private bets to these patrons in July and August 2010.

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CASINO REGULATORY AUTHORITY TO COLLABORATE WITH NUS TO CONDUCT JOINT RESEARCH ON CASINO GAMING IN SINGAPORE

20 Jan 2011

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) will collaborate with the National University of Singapore (NUS) Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability to promote joint research and development activities in the area of mathematical research relating to casino gaming ...

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CASINO REGULATORY AUTHORITY FORMS INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY PANEL

25 Aug 2009

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) will be convening its inaugural International Advisory Panel meeting from 25 - 27 August 2009 ...

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CRA - CID JOINT TRAINING SYMPOSIUM 2009

01 Jul 2009

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) and the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Singapore Police Force will be co-organising the Joint Training Symposium 2009 ...

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APPOINTMENT OF CASINO REGULATORY AUTHORITY CHIEF EXECUTIVE

25 Apr 2008

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA) has been formed on 2 April 2008 as a statutory board, under the Ministry of Home Affairs ...

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CASINO REGULATORY AUTHORITY IS OPERATIONAL

02 Apr 2008

A new statutory board, the Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (CRA), will be set up on 2 April 2008, under the Ministry of Home Affairs, to administer and enforce the Casino Control Act ...

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