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FAS saga: Football's link to jackpot machines goes back to 90s

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

The link between football and jackpot machines goes back to the days before professional football started in Singapore in the 1990s, but it is under serious scrutiny now following reports of Tiong Bahru Football Club’s (TBFC) $36.8 million annual takings last year from its 29 jackpot machines, which is more than the budget of the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) in the same period. 1,038 more words

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Anna went horse riding for the first time on Saturday afternoon, as part of her friend’s birthday party. She absolutely loved it, and has talked of very little else since. 892 more words

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Can Singapore football attract more commercial sponsorships?

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

While commercial sponsorship could provide a valuable lifeline for the local game, it’s a challenge for clubs to persuade businesses to dip into their pockets. 1,640 more words

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Why audiences would rather pay than see free comedy shows in London

Martin and Vivienne Soan have been running Pull the Other One comedy nights in Nunhead, South London, for over ten years. The shows are monthly. You pay to enter; and, in my opinion, they are always value for money whoever is on the bill. 1,001 more words