Changes to gambling laws and penalties in Singapore will be made before the end of 2021. This was announced by the Ministry of the Interior of Singapore. The department clarified that the amendments will relate to social gambling that takes place in families or among friends, online gambling and slot machines. Because it is necessary to ensure the continued effectiveness of laws and regulations in the context of the development of gambling and related business models, the officials noted. They explained that in Singapore, the number of crimes and addictions associated with gambling remains low, and the number of people who fell into the hands of law enforcement officers due to illegal gambling is stable from 2011 to 2020. At the same time, representatives of the Ministry of the Interior of Singapore emphasized that the Internet and mobile technologies have made gambling more accessible, and businesses, adapting to changing customer preferences, are introducing gambling elements into products that are usually not perceived as gambling, that is, the boundaries between games are blurring. and gambling. The Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs will take a practical approach to gambling: it will only regulate or ban gambling when there is a risk of breaking the law or causing social harm. My Lucky Story wrote that the Russian government proposed to amend the legislation regarding betting advertising. Maine Gov. Janet Mills reportedly vetoed the Indian Casino Bill passed by state legislators. Recall that the Governor of Louisiana signed a law on the legalization of sports betting in the state.