Thai crackdown on illegal WC betting

Thailand-FlagPolice in Thailand have arrested 58 people involved in illegal betting on the World Cup , according to local news source The Nation.

Pol Lt-General Anant Srihiran said that seven are alleged bookmakers, with two suspected of being bet couriers while the rest are punters. Anant said that the police has also seized Bt41,430 (£753) in cash and four bankbooks with deposits totalling Bt99,530 (£1,800).

The enforcement has also seen 391 betting websites blocked, with Srihiran warning that the police were continuing to monitor and blocking any attempts of the sites to reopen under new domains.

 

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