Slot Machine Shop RaidedPattaya officials have raided a slot machine shop in a Big C department store after they received complaints from local people that children were using them.
PATTAYA – September 26,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 23.00 pm Mr.Chakorn Kanchanawatta- chief district of Bang Lamung- and officers raided a Mario Land shop located in Big C North Pattaya.
Upon inspecting the shop the officers found a variety of slot machines that were being used by children. The police then confiscated 6 slot machines and arrested Mr.Paoyod Pukmai aged 29 who was running the shop along with his 3 employees.
The officers said that they had received complaints from many local people that the shop was allowing children to use the gambling machines.
Initially, the police officers prosecuted the owner and charged him for gambling according to the Thai law. Also the officers confiscated about 10 slot machines and the shop will be closed for 90 days.