SINGAPORE: Police nabbed 12 people for illegal gambling. The suspects include three women and nine men, aged between 43 and 68.
The arrests were made on 14 June at about 4.10 pm, at a unit located at Race Course Road.
Nine suspects were seen engaging in a game of "Gin Rummy" using tiles and "Chor Tai Di" using English playing cards with cash as stakes.
Three other suspects, believed to be managing the gambling den, were also found inside the premises.
Police seized gambling—related paraphernalia such as Gin Rummy and Mahjong tiles, playing cards, dices, colour chips and cash amounting to nearly S$900.
Nine suspects will be charged in Court on 19 June for Gaming In a Common Gaming House.
Investigations against the other three other suspects are ongoing.
Police said anyone who games in a common gaming house could be fined up to S$5,000 and jailed up to six months.
Anyone who is an owner or occupier or uses a place as a common gaming house can be fined up to S$50,000 and jailed up to three years.
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