Osaka Police bust illegal slot machine venue
An illegal gambling venue based in Osaka (in the Kansai region) has been raided by local police officers. Club New York featured 29 slot machines and the 53-year-old operator has been arrested.
Two other suspects were detained for involvement in illegal gambling activities. Police officers confiscated almost 30 so-called ‘pachinko slot machines’. Additionally, five gamblers have been detained.
Exclusive underground casino
The illegal casino had been in business for about two years. Club New York was a rather exclusive gambling venue as newcomers were extensively screened. Additionally, the entrance of the underground casino had double doors and a CCTV system.
Illegal gambling parlors
Local media report that the gambling revenue was used to finance criminal activities. Recently, Osaka Police raided a roulette venue in the same area. Six people were detained, while several gambling items and cash were seized. This week we reported about an illegal gambling venue in Malaysia
. The manager operated an internet café that offered access to online casinos.