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Singapore opens first casino on auspicious start of Chinese New Year

epa02030713 Chairman of Resorts World Sentosa and its developer, Malaysia’s Genting Group Lim Kok Thay (extreme R) plays baccarat to begin the soft opening of Singapore’s first casino at Resorts World Sentosa complex in Singapore on 14 February, 2010. Singapore opened its first casino 14 February, coinciding with the auspicious first day of the Chinese lunar year, as it bets on wealthy Asian gamblers to boost its economy. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG


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