Singapore, 22 June 2021 - Singapore Pools has been notified by Ministry of Health (MOH) that a person with COVID-19 had visited Livewire at China Square on 17 to 19 June 2021. From our venue booking records, this person may have visited Livewire at Singapore Pools Building on 15 and 16 June 2021 as well.

As a precaution, Singapore Pools has closed both venues temporarily with immediate effect, until further notice*. Deep cleaning and disinfection will be carried out today.

All employees who were on duty at the two Livewires during the stated days have been advised to stay home. We are working closely with MOH to facilitate the next actions including swab tests for these employees.

Singapore Pools is providing full assistance to MOH in its contact tracing efforts. We will take guidance from MOH on any further action that is needed.

*Update as of 25 June 2021: Both Livewire at China Square and Livewire at Singapore Pools Building will reopen on Saturday, 26 June 2021.

About Singapore Pools

Singapore Pools was established by the Singapore government on 23 May 1968 to provide safe and trusted betting to counter illegal gambling. As a not-for-profit organisation, all of Singapore Pools’ surpluses is channelled to Tote Board to fund a wide range of causes in social service, community development, sports, arts, education and health sectors. Since 2004, over $5 billion have been channelled to Tote Board. In addition, Singapore Pools also contributes about $2 billion annually to the Government in the form of taxes and duties. Our responsible gaming practices have been awarded the highest level of certification (Level 4) by the World Lottery Association’s Responsible Gaming Framework since 2012.

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