What do you think of Govt's move to ban online and phone gambling?

What do you think of Govt's move to ban online and phone gambling?
Photo of a man looking at an online sports betting site.

SINGAPORE-

MR BILLY ANGGAKUSUMA

20, Singapore Management University student

I think there is bound to be people who will find ways to sneak around the ban.

MADAM FION PHUA

43, owner of Tee Up Marketing

It's a good move because online gambling is worse, you can't tell if someone is rich or poor when they go online to gamble - it's much easier to get a sense of who they are in person.

MS FARHANA HALIM

19, part-time cashier at Ikea

I guess it helps to a small extent. But there are many other channels for people to gamble offline, so I doubt this is going to be very significant.

MADAM GUEK NGOH

57, part-time packer at Life Compact

I think the ban is good as unlike gambling offline, you can't physically see the amount of money you are winning/losing, so the sense of loss is not as strong as losing physical money, making online gambling harder to quit.


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