Japanese authorities raid underground pachinko venue
Tokyo authorities have rounded up an illegal pachinko operated packed with more than 30 gambling machines. Kazuki Kinoshita operated the gambling parlor, named ‘Seven League
’, without a license. Police claim that a gang used the pachinko den to generate money.
To make a living
Police nabbed the 24-year-old man who enabled customers to play the pachinko
machines with real money. Kinoshita has allegedly confessed that he operated the illegal business. “I managed the unlicensed pachinko den as a way to pay my bills”, the 24-year-old man admitted.
300 registered players
Four other suspects were also involved in the underground gambling parlor
, according to the police. That foursome has been arrested. About 300 customers visited the pachinko establishment on a regular basis, according to local media. Seven League was equipped with a CCTV system.