Ong implied that through GELs, POGO employees could be better protected from the darker side of the POGO industry, but his emphasis was really on how this will make the industry easier to monitor. “We cannot pretend anymore that the Pogo industry is small. We should have a system to monitor them. That’s why we are pushing for the GEL ID,” he noted.
There will be no compromise against police officers and personnel who are found colluding with illegal gambling syndicates, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
Najib Razak has denied any knowledge of a gaming company sponsoring a police working trip overseas during his tenure as prime minister.
Last week, the Judiciary Police revealed they had been contacted on Jan. 24 by employees of a VIP gaming room who claimed two men had withdrawn the money from the player’s casino account. (The casino was not identified beyond being located on Avenida da Amizade).