Tag Archives: Avon Wilsmore
- Gambling charges ‘likely’ dropped against arrested bridge players in Thailand
February 12, 2016
The group of foreigners arrested in an island in Thailand for playing bridge will “likely” walk away as free men and women, local media reported. According to Pattaya Mail, authorities will likely drop the gambling charges filed against the 32 foreigners, all over the age of 60, arrested last week....
- Bridge champ claims Thai authorities forced him to sign gambling confession
February 8, 2016
An Australian bridge champion is crying foul over his supposed arrest in Thailand over gambling charges. Avon Wilsmore, a winner of three Australian National Championships, told the Sydney Morning Herald he was playing bridge with members of the Pattaya bridge club on February 3 when he and 30 others were...