Ex-Man United star Paul Parker: Singapore gambling culture is a massive problem

Yahoo! Sports UK, 5 Feb 2013
I can't say I was surprised when I heard that Europol's match-fixing investigation centred on a cartel in Singapore.
I have been living in Singapore for a couple of years because I work for TV out here.
In many ways it's a great place to live, but I'm afraid the gambling culture is a massive problem.
For many people, football is a bit like horse racing in the UK - it's just a vehicle for betting.
People out here love to wager - they favour handicap betting where one team gets a head start. It's absolutely huge. Full story