Illegal Russian Casinos Just Part of the Gaming Picture
The old coal mining adage that ‘I owe my soul to the company shop’ has taken on bizarre meaning with the recent discovery of an underground immigrant slave garment manufacturing ‘village’ in Moscow, replete with a casino that is equally illegal. The town that is underground held 200 Asian workers held captive against their might was discovered by police in just one more raid, one of hundreds to take place throughout Russia; a country where gambling, like vodka, seems to be in the genes (not to mention, jeans).
Just State Nyet to Gambling
Massive police raids of the nation’s underground (not always literally) casinos have led to some 662 shutdowns up to now, while the Russian Interior Ministry’s Moscow workplace says that an ancillary special ops task force has slammed the doors on 4,747 joints that have been supplying illegal moonshine alcohol, towards the tune of 31 a lot of booze in all. Your livers will later thank you, Russkies.
The casino cloud that is prohibition-style hangs over Russia started back in summer of 2009; that’s when gambling in all but four notably hard-to-access designated gambling regions had been pronounced as illegal gambling areas. (We’re pretty sure booze isn’t unlawful anywhere there, but possibly absolutely nothing in short supply of ethyl liquor will give their jaded livers a jolt anymore).
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