Unlawful Russian Casinos Just Role of the Gaming Picture
The old coal mining adage that 'I owe my soul to the company store' has taken on bizarre meaning with the recent discovery of a underground immigrant slave garment manufacturing 'village' in Moscow, replete with a casino that is equally illegal. The underground town which held 200 Asian workers held captive against their will was discovered by police in still another raid, one of hundreds to take place throughout Russia; a country where gambling, like vodka, appears to maintain the genes (not to mention, jeans).
Just State Nyet to Gambling
Massive police raids of the nation's underground (not necessarily literally) casinos have resulted in some 662 shutdowns up to now, while the Russian Interior Ministry's Moscow office says that the ancillary special ops task force has slammed the doors on 4,747 joints that have been supplying moonshine that is illegal, to your tune of 31 a lot of booze in every. Your livers will thank you later on, Russkies.
The casino cloud that is prohibition-style hangs over Russia started back in summer of 2009; that's when gambling in all but four somewhat hard-to-access designated gambling regions had been pronounced as illegal gambling areas. (We're pretty sure booze isn't illegal anywhere there, but possibly nothing in short supply of ethyl alcohol will give their jaded livers a jolt anymore).
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And while Russia's average-guy take house pay just under $21,000 is underneath the Read more