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74 arrested in a raid on Gambling den

74 arrested in a raid on Gambling den

Gambling is prohibited in Thailand according to Gambling Act 1935, which excludes betting on horse racing or the government sponsored Thai lottery.

A total of 74 people were arrested, including 33 women and 41 men in an early morning raid at an Illegal gambling den, here in Bangkok’s Bang Khen district on Thursday morning.Of the gamblers detained 9 were foreign nationals, 7 women and 2 men, who are being held for legal actions.

The 3 story building located in soi khubon 27 of Tha RAeng area, Bang Khen district, was raided by police and soldiers and approx. 450,000 baht (USD $13,000) in cash along with other gambling equipment was seized.

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