Law enforcement arrest 18 for unlawful gambling in Thailand

Pattaya Law enforcement have arrested 18 folks soon after raiding an illegal gambling den at a luxury condominium in Pattaya, Bangkok.

The group, which was led by Pattaya City Law enforcement Chief Colonel Kunlachart Kunlachai, raided the illegal gambling den on Xmas Day in Soi Phra Tamnuk 3, Nongprue. Authorities have not launched the name of the site.

In the course of the raid, 18 individuals (4 adult men and 14 females) had been arrested and multiple gambling goods had been seized. According to Chief Kunlachart, the sums generated in the gambling den amounted to tens of millions of baht.

A few of the arrested suspects were being team users of the illegal casino, whilst the rest of the 15 were being gamblers. The names of the suspects have not been introduced.

Police say every member of staff obtained 500 baht ($15) everyday and gamblers experienced to spend a cost of 1,000 baht to enter the casino and be part of in the gambling periods. The expense of each gambling session different relying on the selected game or the placed wager.

All 18 suspects ended up taken into the Pattaya Metropolis Police Station, though the law enforcement are continuing the investigation and trying to figure out who is behind the illegal gambling den as the true owner.

Law enforcement spelled out that gambling is not only a highly illegal action in Thailand, but also a incredibly dangerous a single for the spread of Covid-19.

Again in 2020, a cluster of Covid bacterial infections that started out and unfold via unlawful gambling institutions in Rayong and Chonburi sooner or later led to many corporations closures.