An elderly Australian woman has been detained in Vietnam for trafficking narcotics after she lost a gambling game.
Police in Hanoi has said they had arrested a Chinese man accused of running a huge online gambling ring after three years evading investigators in his country.
(VOV) - The central city of Danang has allowed cruise ships keeping their casinos and duty-free shops open while docking overnight at Tien Sa port.
Police on December 22 arrested a Singaporean and three Vietnamese for allegedly gambling and organizing gambling activities on an online casino based in the Philippines.
Casinos in Vietnam earned VND1.37 trillion (US$61.56 million) from foreign punters or foreign passport holders in 2014, which is however still modest compared to the amount of money Vietnamese bettors spent on gambling in Cambodia.
The Vietnamese Supreme People’s Procuracy has just issued an indictment to prosecute 28 defendants in an online football betting case in which bettors wagered over US$13.5 million.
Vietnam’s football federation today imposed a lifetime ban against six players of V-league club Dong Nai in relation to match manipulation.
(VOV) - The Supreme People's Procuracy of Vietnam on July 29 decided to prosecute six Dong Nai FC players, who had been arrested for match fixing after a V-League match, for gambling and organising gambling.
Two senior officials and four accomplices in southern Soc Trang province were imprisoned for gambling, the board of the province’s court said on July 16.
Several gambling rings focusing on the Euro football championship have been busted in HCM City and over 50 people arrested, police say.
Online football betting has recently exploded with the participation of millions of gamblers, which has led to billions of US dollars being transferred from Vietnam abroad, according to the Ministry of Public Security.
Police in Ho Chi Minh City have detained more than 100 people in Thu Duc and Go Vap Districts for betting on football matches within the ongoing UEFA Euro 2012 tournament.