Unlawful Russian Casinos Just Part of the Gaming Picture

Unlawful Russian Casinos Just Part of the Gaming Picture

The old coal mining adage that ‘I owe my soul to the company store’ has taken on bizarre meaning with the recent discovery of an underground immigrant slave garment manufacturing ‘village’ in Moscow, replete with a equally illegal casino. The town that is underground held 200 Asian workers held captive against their might was discovered by authorities in just one more raid, one of hundreds to happen throughout Russia; a country where gambling, like vodka, seems to maintain the genes (not forgetting, jeans).

Just State Nyet to Gambling

Massive police raids of the country’s underground (not always literally) casinos have led to some 662 shutdowns to date, while the Russian Interior Ministry’s Moscow workplace says that the ancillary special ops task force has slammed the doors on 4,747 bones which were providing moonshine that is illegal, to the tune of 31 a great deal of booze in most. Your livers will later thank you, Russkies.

The casino cloud that is prohibition-style hangs over Russia started right 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 short of ethyl alcohol will give their jaded livers a jolt anymore).

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