A CABBY who posed as his brother to enter a casino and tried to cheat a dealer of $190 at a baccarat game was jailed for nine months on Friday.
Loo Siew Wan, an undischarged bankrupt, had pretended to be Mr Loh Siow Kok, 55, his elder brother, by using the latter’s driving licence to pay a $100 levy to get into Resorts World Sentosa Casino on Feb 21 as he has been barred from entering or gambling in casinos here.
The next day, the 53-year-old tried to cheat by placing a bet of $200 on the ‘banker’ after the result of the baccarat game had been declared.
But a fellow gamer saw what he did and alerted the dealer. While Loo was being interviewed by a police officer, he produced Mr Loh’s driving licence when asked for his identity on Feb 23. Four other charges were taken into consideration during his sentencing.