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Casino busted on the Thai-Malaysian border – more than 200 gamblers arrested

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Police and soldiers raided a casino near the Thai-Malaysian border Saturday arresting 224 gamblers.

casino bustedSome 134 Thais and 90 Malaysians were charged with gambling without permission while 2.3 million baht was seized by the 50 strong raiding party that included DSI representatives.

Customers were playing Baccarat, Roulette and Pok 8 Pok 9, a card game, in two rooms of a rented building in Ban Dan Nork of Sadao district, Songkhla.

Investigators understand that the operation was organized jointly by both Thais and Malaysians and investigations are underway to get to those behind the organization of the casino. It is thought to have been operating only a few days.

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