Tag Archives: poipet
- Cambodian casino supporters block Thai activist’s media stunt
March 29, 2017
A muckraking Thai nationalist was prevented from inspecting a Cambodian border casino by local residents and merchants who claimed he was bad for business. Last week, activist Veera Somkwamkid accused Thailand’s government of allowing a casino to be built inside a national park near the Cambodian border. Though Thailand’s parks...
- Thai gov’t won’t rescue agitator for protesting Cambodia casino
March 28, 2017
Thailand’s deputy prime minister has warned a local agitator that he’s on his own if Cambodian authorities arrest him for protesting a new border casino. Last week, Thailand’s National Parks Department publicly disputed claims that a new casino being developed just across the border in Cambodia was located within the...
- Cambodia arrests casino owner for kidnapping gambling debtors
March 7, 2017
Cambodian authorities have detained four Chinese nationals accused of a kidnapping and extortion plot involving gamblers who’d rung up debts at a local casino. On Monday, Cambodia Daily reported that National Military Police had arrested Ding Chunyaun, the owner of an unidentified casino in Poipet City, along with three accomplices...
- Cambodia bust online gambling karaoke parlor; Malaysia bust online cockfighting
September 29, 2016
Cambodian authorities have shut down a Chinese-run online gambling site operating out of a Poipet karaoke parlor. On Wednesday, Interior Ministry officials announced that they had ordered the closure of the unlicensed online gambling business due to the operators having failed to secure the necessary paperwork. Police found 63 Chinese...
- China busts online gambling fraudsters that used Macau casino trademarks
March 25, 2016
Chinese authorities have revealed that their recent cross-border busts in Cambodia helped take down a ring of online gambling sites infringing on Macau casino trademarks. On Wednesday, Chinese media reported that police in Guangdong province had detained 218 suspects for their involvement in a wide-ranging online gambling operation that allegedly...
- Cambodian, Chinese authorities arrest 115 Chinese nationals at Poipet casino
March 3, 2016
Cambodian authorities have arrested over 100 Chinese nationals at a casino in Poipet, although the raid appears to have nothing to do with gambling. On Thursday, local media reported that Cambodian police had arrested 118 Chinese nationals at the Golden Crown Casino, a gaming hall owned by Kok An, a...
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