The ban comes into effect on April 14 and follows a measure introduced last year by the British government to slash the maximum stake on electronic casino-style games aimed at curbing their addictive appeal.
The 30-year-old victim refused to have sexual relations with other men after two or three times and her husband then threw acid on her. Sources said that he wanted purification of his wife.
In a tweet posted on Dubai Media office’s twitter handle authorities said “reports circulating in social media about licenses being granted for gambling activities in the emirate are incorrect."
The police arrested an Asian in the Oud Al Muteena area red-handed, in possession of tools to organise gambling, while inviting passersby to gamble.
The suspects were arrested and interrogated to be referred to court where four of them were sentenced in presence and three in absentia to be jailed, to be followed by deportation after serving their sentences, and fined them jointly Dhs100,000.