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Singapore SHOCKER! Man dies due to cardiac arrest after winning $4 million at Marina Bay Sands casino (WATCH)

In a shocking turn of events at Marina Bay Sands Casino in Singapore, a man reportedly passed away shortly after winning a staggering $4 million.

Singapore SHOCKER! Man dies due to cardiac arrest after winning $4 million at Marina Bay Sands casino (WATCH) snt
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First Published Jun 24, 2024, 2:42 PM IST

In a shocking turn of events at Marina Bay Sands Casino in Singapore, a man reportedly passed away shortly after winning a staggering $4 million. The unnamed individual reportedly suffered a fatal cardiac arrest triggered by the overwhelming excitement of his windfall.

The incident unfolded amidst a jubilant atmosphere at the renowned casino, where the fortunate winner hit the $4 million jackpot. Witnesses described scenes of euphoria quickly turning to panic as the man collapsed in the midst of celebrations. Efforts to revive him were immediately initiated by casino staff and emergency responders summoned to the scene, but unfortunately, they were unable to save him.

Disturbingly, footage capturing the purported moment has since surfaced on X, quickly going viral across social media platforms.

Please note: Asianet Newsable does not vouch for the authenticity of this video and cannot independently confirm the date of the incident

The incident occurred amidst heightened concerns over the potential risks associated with the casino industry in Singapore, including money laundering.

Authorities have underscored that while Singapore's land-based casinos pose inherent risks for money laundering due to the large cash transactions involved, instances of direct complicity in criminal activities remain uncommon.

A recent joint report by the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Law, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore highlighted these concerns, emphasizing the need for stringent oversight despite the perceived lower attractiveness of casinos as conduits for laundering criminal proceeds.

The report further noted that most suspicious transactions reported by the casinos were related to regulatory breaches rather than money laundering activities. It cited the unpredictability of gaming outcomes as a deterrent to criminals seeking to launder illicit funds through gambling activities. Instead, criminal involvement tends to lean towards using casino facilities for leisure purposes rather than as a means to launder money.

However, the report also pointed out significant challenges posed by online gambling, which remains a lucrative and transnational concern. Recent high-profile cases, such as a $3 billion money laundering operation linked to illegal online gambling sites, have underscored the persistent challenges faced by law enforcement agencies in combating cybercrime and illicit financial activities.

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