Illegal Russian Casinos Just Role of the Gaming Picture
The old coal mining adage that ‘I owe my soul towards the company store’ has taken on bizarre meaning with the recent discovery of a underground immigrant slave garment manufacturing ‘village’ in Moscow, replete with a casino that is equally illegal. The town that is underground held 200 Asian workers held captive against their might was found by police in still another raid, one of hundreds to take place throughout Russia; a country where gambling, like vodka, seems to maintain the genes (and of course, jeans).
Just State Nyet to Gambling
Massive police raids of the country’s underground (not always literally) casinos have generated some 662 shutdowns to date, while the Russian Interior Ministry’s Moscow workplace says that an ancillary special ops task force has slammed the doors on 4,747 joints which were providing moonshine that is illegal, to the tune of 31 a lot of booze in all. Your livers will thank you later on, Russkies.
The casino cloud that is prohibition-style hangs over Russia started right back in summer of 2009; that’s when gambling in all but four somewhat hard-to-access designated gambling regions had been pronounced as illegal gambling zones. (We’re pretty booze that is suren’t unlawful anywhere there, but perhaps absolutely nothing short of ethyl liquor will give their jaded livers a jolt anymore).
Hey Big Spender
And while Russia’s average-guy take home pay just under $21,000 is underneath the averag