Malaysian Police bust online casino operation
Malaysian Police have raided another illegal gambling den. This time it concerned an internet café based in Limbang that offered online gambling. Police officers confiscated several computers that allegedly enabled punters to access online gambling sites. The Crime Investigation Department (CID) raided the cyber café after close surveillance.
Online gambling café busted
“We have arrested a man who operated the online gambling venue. Additionally, we have seized five computers that were allegedly used to wager online at illegal gambling sites,” according to a police spokesperson.
The alleged operator of the cyber café faces charges under Section 4B (a) of the Common Gaming House Act 1953. Additionally, the Crime Investigation Department (CID) announced that they would raid more illegal gambling dens.
Asians love to gamble and it seems rather pointless to fight it. Malaysian authorities should regulate gambling instead of trying to ban an extremely popular pastime among citizens. The increasing popularity of online casinos urges policy makers to effectively regulate online gambling. Check our legal section
for more information about online gambling legislation.