#Perak bans Family Entertainment Centres from 2017

FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT CENTRES are often turned into gambling joints for students.

What are these? Here is one.


Seized slot machines. Johor Police Chief Datuk Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd said the police will be going all out in eradicating illegal gambling, and urge local councils that issue licences for family entertainment centres in Johor to monitor the holders of these licences to weed out those who misused them to carry out illegal gambling activities. Pix by Mohd Azren Jamaludin

Read More : http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/03/132879/illegal-gambling-its-time-you-get-tough-johor-police-tell-local-councils

There are currently 129 family entertainment centres in the state, with 123 in Ipoh, Hilir Perak (four) and Batu Gajah (two).

Read More : http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/04/137015/perak-ban-family-entertainment-centres-next-year

4 April 2016

Perak to ban family entertainment centres from next year

GOPENG: Beginning next year, family entertainment centres will not be allowed to operate in Perak due to rampant licence abuse by premise owners.
State entrepreneur development and cooperatives, consumer affairs, non-governmental organisations and civil society committee chairman Datuk Samsuddin Abu Hassan said the issuance and renewal of licences for family entertainment centres would cease from 2017.
He said lately, abuse of licences by premise owners was getting rampant, including turning the entertainment centres into gambling joints for students.
β€œSo, the state government had to take several measures, including non-issuance of new licences while existing licences will be allowed to operate until Dec 31 this year, on condition the licence is not abused,” he added.
…Read More : http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/04/137015/perak-ban-family-entertainment-centres-next-year


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