09 Nov '11, 9am

Hawker gets full jackpot payment in MBS dispute, will donate winnings

Hawker gets full jackpot payment in MBS dispute, will donate winnings

Mdm Choo Hong Eng who won a $410, 000 windfall from a slot machine in MBS. She is finally being paid after MBS initially denied her the winnings as the gaming establishment cited an error in the machine. -- PHOTO: DESMOND LIM By Tham Yuen-C Hawker Choo Hong Eng, who was in a dispute with Marina Bay Sands casino over her jackpot winnings, will get her money after all. On Wednesday, she accepted the casino's offer to settle the dispute. She will be paid the full amount of $416,742.11. This is the 'cash bonus' which was displayed on the screen of the slot machine she was playing on Oct 18. The casino had earlier told her that the machine had a cash limit of $50,000, and only displayed the message due to a glitch. Instead of the sum stated, it had offered to pay her $50,000 and give her a sports car worth $258,962 which she could sell back to the casino for cash. The hawker wh...

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