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Places where gambling is a punishable crime

Not everywhere in the world is as tolerant as the United Kingdom when it comes to a cheeky little wager. There are many countries where gambling is a punishable crime and you could face serious legal ramifications and potential jail time if you breach the law. Here are some of the places where gambling is illegal. Brunei This small Muslim country has the Common Gaming House Act which enforces strict anti-gambling laws. Ironically, the royalty of Brunei enjoy gambling in other parts of the world and the Sultan is considered one of the most prolific high rollers to visit other country’s finest casinos. Qatar In this other deeply Muslim country, all forms of gambling including sports betting comes under a blanket ban. Online gambling is also illegal but that has still not stopped an underground gambling network from cropping up. In a country where so many of the population is expats, it is understandable why so many would want to continue with a pastime familiar to them in their native homes. (more…)

Home Appliances

Reasons for investing in a dishwasher

In all honesty, kitchens don’t vary much. Yes, they are laid out differently, have different units and are decorated to the householder’s personal choice, but effectively a kitchen is the one room in the house that is designed for productivity, it is we ourselves who have over the years chosen to also make it comfortable and aesthetically pleasing. Every kitchen will have a cooker, washing machine, more than likely a tumble dryer and an increasing amount will have a dishwasher. Long thought of as an appliance that only belongs in commercial kitchens, and viewed by many as being lazy, the fact is that today’s dishwashers are attractive, cost effective, time saving and will get your dishes cleaner than they would be if done by hand. Having a dishwasher means there are no more piles of dirty dishes that make you feel guilty for them being there. To be sure that you find the best and most suitable machine look through dishwasher reviews online before purchasing. (more…)