Gambling Halls Shut Down in Moscow

05 July 2009

According to the Moscow Times all the Casino halls in Moscow has been raided and closed down by the Moscow Police. They had all been closed since last Wednesday, but one was still operating after the midnight deadline.

In 2006 a federal law was put in force to restrict gambling to 4 regions of Russia. The police raided 440 of the 513 casinos on Tuesday and finished the rest on Wednesday.

Deputy Mayor Sergei Baidakov stated: “”The law is indispensable both for authorities and business.”

Read the full details and story here.

Related News

  • 29 August 2007

    Democrats to pursue Resignation of Attorney General

    Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, named as defendant in the iMEGA lawsuit, and a close associate of President Bush who announced that he will resign next month, will continue to come under scrutiny from a congressional investigation into whether he worked with the White House in the firing of US attorneys and committed perjury when the Senate questioned him about it.

    Read full article
  • 12 August 2008

    BetOnSports Case: Three Plead Guilty

    In a Federal court on Wednesday, three Florida men plead guilty to gambling related charges.Read the full story: the part about, The RVs had computers and mobile phone so gamblers could place bets, and one was parked at a Ram’s home game on Oct. 20, 2002. THAT Makes it Illegal Bookies!!! BetOnSports once was one of the largest gambling companies in the world.

    Read full article
  • 19 June 2009

    Online Gambling Prohibition is Costing Search Engines Millions

    The times are getting exciting for online gambling. Everybody has something to say on the subject. On June 10, 2009, in a crackdown on illegal gambling and suspected money laundering, the bank accounts of some 27,000 online gamers were frozen by U.S. authorities. At the same time, the European Union accused the U.S. of violations of international trade rules by banning online gambling. The EU gaming outfits are claiming a $100 billion loss because of the U.S. ban.

    Read full article