Vietnam Online Gambling Bust Results in 400 Chinese Arrests
Vietnam Online Gambling Bust is the largest Operation ever Discovered
The statement further stated that this gambling bust was the largest Operation ever discovered; which involved a lot of foreign nationals. In the statement, the police said that this illegal gambling ring used sophisticated methods. The digital gambling operations were disguised as foreign investment business in Vietnam.
The raids were at Duong Kinh’s Our City Urban area where a 43-hectare which have five-star hotels and premium apartments as well as villas. The urban area also includes entertainment and commercial centres. Qiafeng Company developed this sophisticated area from Hong Kong. The development was completed in 2015 after five years.
In Vietnam, gambling is generally prohibited. However, foreign national is allowed to participate in gambling at selected local casino sites. In the previous year, the Vietnam government told the media that it would enable Vietnam citizens to gamble at a few select casinos as a trial.
The Vietnam police also arrested two senior police members who were found to be running an illegal underground online casino which was suspected of making millions of dollars. The Vietnamese courts found these two officials guilty in November.