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Hong Kong police have arrested 18 people in a bust on a triad-controlled bookmaking syndicate that took in more than HK$3.4 billion ($438 million) in illegal bets on horse racing and football in the first four months of this year.
Hong Kong police have arrested 79 people in raids on an illegal underground gambling den and an illegal pub.
Hong Kong police said they have arrested 81 people and closed down 14 triad-linked gambling dens in Wan Chai and Eastern District. The offenses involved include managing a gambling establishment, dealing with property known or believed to represent proceeds of an indictable offence, drug trafficking, and possession of offensive weapon.
Singapore police uncovered 299 cases of fake gambling platforms in 2020, up 1,800 percent from the previous year, resulting in losses of S$15.4 million.
Thai police have busted a large illegal gambling operation operating out of a luxury resort in the north of the company, arresting 34 people. Police seized 26 slot machines, 29 sets of cards, 60 chips and a Baccarat table.
Thai police have arrested 21 people, 16 of them foreigners, following a weekend raid on an illegal gambling operation in the beach resort of Pattaya.
Philippine police have arrested at least 50 Chinese and a citizen from Myanmar during a raid on an illegal Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator on Monday night, according to local media reports.
Up to 42 Chinese nationals were arrested in the Malaysian capital and more than 200 were detained in Northern Thailand following raids on illegal gambling operations, according to local media reports.
Vietnamese police have broken up an illegal online gambling operation in Hanoi that has taken in about $2.77 billion in business, VN Express reports.
Philippine police have arrested 265 Chinese nationals after an operation against an illegal offshore gaming operation in Las Pinas City, on the southern edge of Metro Manila.
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