Czech customs officers crack down on illegal gambling

Czech customs officers crack down on illegal gambling

November 14, 2017 3:00 AM
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A significant illegal gambling crackdown continues in the Czech Republic where customs officers have seized more than 800 illegally operating gambling machines and millions in proceeds from illegal gaming across the country, reports the Prague Daily Monitor.

The Czech Customs Administration revealed the money and gambling devices were confiscated in just the past ten months and were the results of 1,417 raids by custom officers. The machines seized were slot machines, electronically operated roulette tables, quiz machines and other gambling games.

The Czech Customs Administration has been investigating the nation’s gambling industry looking for any violations conducted by stakeholders as well as by illegal entities. Under the country’s gambling laws, unauthorized gambling operators face stiff fines and equipment seizures.