02 Jan '12, 3am

Pawners linked to casinos? - The Online Citizen (blog)

Growing up in Singapore in the 1960s where opium dens and triads are a plentiful, one of the most detestable group of people are individuals who operate gambling dens in the neighborhoods and the laws come hard upon these illegal gambling den operators whom we aptly called blood suckers. They are detested because these gambling den operators destroy families by tempting the desperate and weak minds and also cheat gamblers of their hard earned monies since the odds are always stacked againgst the ignorant gamblers. 40 years on, it does not make me a proud Singaporean to see the hard work of a generation of Singaporean reduced to a nation whose economy is dependant on two legalised gambling dens. Short term Economic benefits derived from immoral means and that draws people away from hard work and diligence will bring us to no good end as a nation. The wealth that has been lo...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2012/01/pawners-linked-to-cas...

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