Gambling suspects arrested at northeast Thailand resort

Police arrested 18 playing suspects at a resort in Thailand’s northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima yesterday. The suspects reportedly used all 10 rooms of the Lake Pine resort to operate 2 playing websites. Officers seized 10 desktop computer systems, 5 pocket book computer systems, 30 mobile phones, and 12 checking account books, based on Police Colonel Wiwat Jitsophakul from the Crime Suppression Division.
Wiwat mentioned the raid comes after an investigation into complaints that a Youtuber, “Jah Rok’’, inspired individuals to place bets online. He mentioned the 18 suspects arrested had been administrators for the 2 websites, which made no less than 20 million baht in bets per month. He mentioned the sites, biz99.wager and aladdin.wager, had about 900 million baht in circulation.
The websites operated for 4 years in Cambodia before the community started operating them in Thailand final year. Ingredients rented the resort for 30,000 baht a month, and every administrator was paid 15,000 baht a month. Lake Pine resort is positioned in Pak Chong district.
Nearly all types of gambling are illegal in Thailand. Although leaders of smaller events are pushing to legalise on-line casinos, for now, online gambling remains a no-no within the country. Regular Police crackdowns and raids on gamblers and underground playing dens are common within the nation.
In March, the Thai Police Cyber Taskforce raided a Nonthaburi luxurious house, the place they believed 10 suspects helped facilitate gambling actions. Police said the home had been rented for 10 days. The network allegedly operated 4 of their web sites from the home, with greater than 200,000 people registered and a turnover of greater than 200 million baht. The taskforce discovered that the home was connected to 16 different places in Bangkok that police had raided earlier on the identical day.
SOURCE: Bangkok Postg