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15 December 2012 :: 13:12:12 pm 69448

Pattaya Online Gambling Den Raided By Police

Five people were arrested on illegal gambling charges after police raided a new gambling den in south Pattaya. Police seized 5 computers and more than 25,000 baht cash. The gamblers were busted in a rented room in a business building on Soi Bonkai. The illegal operation was owned by a woman who was absent at the time of the raid.
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PATTAYA – December 15, 2012 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 10 a.m., an illegal online gambling den in South Pattaya was raided by detective officers, led by Pol. Lt. Col. Anak Prasongsuk, detective inspector of Pattaya police station.

Police raided a room in a rented business building at 384/85, soi Krom tee din 4, or soi Bonkai, in south Pattaya. Police arrested the shift manager, Mr. Shet Janummao, 28 years old, living in Buengcharern, Bankruad, Buriram.

Police seized 25,000 in baht cash and arrested four customers. Two were males and two were females. The suspects were taken to Pattaya police station. Besides the cash, police seized 5 computers, internet connecting devices, and an income account notebook with name cards and many 500-baht shift notes.

During questioning, Mr. Shet told police that the owner of the gambling operation was a woman named Khun Koi. She had hired him for a daily wage to operate the daily business. The gambling den had opened a month ago, he said.

The customers set up personal or account user names after buying coupons available for purchase starting at 500 baht. Then the customers were given the codes and authorized financial amounts to gamble with. The customers used the code to log in at www.luk1234.com.

There was a full range of casino games offered online. If the customers won an online game, winnings would be paid into their accounts. The customers could withdraw cash from the shop or coupons to play at any time up to 24 hours. Most of the gamblers were working-age adults or the wives of foreigners, Mr. Shet said.

Police informed Mr. Shet that he will be charged with allegations of opening an illegal online gambling service, and offering to host and service people in the illegal activity. The customers will be charged with illegal gambling. The five suspects were sent to detective officers for further investigation and prosecution.

Reporter : Kampee   Photo : Kampee   Category : Crime News

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