Unlawful casinos that are russian Role for the Gaming Picture
The old coal mining adage that ‘I owe my soul to the company shop’ has taken on bizarre meaning with the recent discovery of an underground immigrant slave garment manufacturing ‘village’ in Moscow, replete with a equally illegal casino. The underground city which held 200 Asian workers held captive against their might was discovered by authorities in yet another raid, one of hundreds to occur throughout Russia; a country where gambling, like vodka, seems to maintain the genes (and of course, jeans).
Just Say Nyet to Gambling
Massive police raids of the country’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 an ancillary special ops task force has slammed the doors on 4,747 bones that were supplying illegal moonshine alcohol, to the tune of 31 tons of booze in all. Your livers will thank you later, Russkies.
The casino Prohibition-style cloud that hangs over Russia started straight back in summer of 2009; that’s when gambling in all but four somewhat hard-to-access designated gambling regions were pronounced as illegal gambling zones. (We’re pretty booze that is suren’t illegal anywhere there, but perhaps nothing in short supply of ethyl alcohol will give their jaded livers a jolt anymore).
Hey Big Spender
And while Russia’s average-guy take house pay just below $21,000 is below the normal American’s ( ev Continue reading