Gambling Regulations in Turkey - 113 Arrested

Gambling Regulations in Turkey - 113 Arrested

113 suspects for running illegal gambling dens have been arrested recently by the Turkish authorities, as the country has highly regulated Gambling Laws.

A further 709 people were also arrested who were allegedly involved in other crimes. 28,000 police officers police and military officers deployed for the search on over 20,000 locations such as coffee houses, shops, and also offices of various organizations and associations.

Alongside the arrests, 77 workplaces which were being used as illegal casinos were shut down. Also, 325 gambling venues and their owners have been fined for allowing gambling on their property.

The authorities have stated that more shutdowns will follow.

Published: May 29, 2019