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Overzealous authorities arrest last gambler in China

TAGs: Chinese gambling crackdown

Last-Chinese-gambler-arrestedIn hindsight, this was inevitable. In their frenzied quest to utterly eradicate the social scourge of gambling from their shores, Chinese authorities have managed to arrest every last man, woman and child in the country. Police only learned of this result when they went out on their regular patrols and discovered the streets bare, shops empty and factories idle. Fuk Yew, a senior official with the Ministry of Humorlessness, says the plan now is to utilize all the new convict labor to construct massive new prisons, because “my wife is complaining that we’ve no more room in our basement.” Read more.

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