The Crackdown Continues on Cambodian People Playing Cards

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The Crackdown Continues on Cambodian People Playing Cards

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Cambodia Breaking News (Battambang): On August 29, 2019, in the morning, the Thmor Kol police found some villagers playing cards in Thmor Kol district, Battambang. The police detained 29 people and confiscated some cards.
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The suspects were reeducated by the police[on the evils of card games] and they agreed to stop playing cards.
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Seriously...you are taking away one the few entertainments left that people could have at country side...whats the purpose for this..
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Adam Xie wrote: Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:42 am Seriously...you are taking away one the few entertainments left that people could have at country side...whats the purpose for this..
Guessing it's the normal saving face bs, made to show that there morraly good.... Now cum on down to Sihanoukville, where you'll always be listening to "always look on the bright side of life" with a smile
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I feel much safer knowing these hardened gangsters are off the streets,

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It's good to see that the Pailin police are on the job.

Cambodia News (Pailin): On November 28, 2019, the Pailin minor crime police division cracked down on a case of gambling in a house of a 43-year-old man, named Chu Vibot, in Toul Lvea village, Pailin city. 4 people were caught red-handed at the crime scene and detained by the police officers for playing cards for money.

The suspects were identified as Soeun Khun, a 60-year-old woman, Ren Mao, a 40-year-old woman, Ly Phos, a 35-year-old woman, and Chu Vibot, a 43-year-old man, the house owner. The police confiscated a box of cards, two plates, 23,500 riels in cash, (about US$6), and two mats that were used for sitting on to play cards.

The four people were released and sent home after getting re-educated and agreeing to stop playing cards again.

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Cambodia News (Kandal): On February 11, 2020, Saang police arrested 9 people, 7 women and 2 men, for playing cards in Kampong Threa village, Saang district, Kandal.

The police received information from some local people that there was a card game on in the village, so the police force collaborated with Prek Koy police to cracked down on the gambling, and they arrested 9 people and seized a pack of playing cards as evidence.

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The suspects were identified as Sem Yi, a 41-year-old man, Thy Tha, a 41-year-old man, Chhem Von, a 35-year-old woman, Meng Sorphea, a 36-year-old man, Ri Mao, a 36-year-old woman, Vich Srouch, a 56-year-old woman, Heng Sopheap, a 41-year-old woman, Tray Kimhai, a 38-year-old woman, and Chan Vent, a 56-year-old woman.
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Send in the SAS..This has to stop....

Out of interest is it illegal to just be playing cards or do the plod have to see money and prove gambling
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Have you ever seen a Cambodian play cards when it isn't for money? Mere presence of a deck of cards is evidence enough for the competent authorities.
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Adam Xie wrote: Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:42 am Seriously...you are taking away one the few entertainments left that people could have at country side...whats the purpose for this..
To stop people getting into gambling debt
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Another big bust in Kandal.

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Cambodia News (Kandal): The police cracked down on gambling at the private house of a man named Bin Ei, in Prek Kampongdor village, Koh Thom district, Kandal. All the suspects ran away to escape.

The police received the information from the neighbors, so they went to the scene immediately, but the suspects had already run away. They are now searching for the house owner and the other gamblers.
The police confiscated 35 cards, four pairs of shoes, money 1,200 riels, a blanket, a can, and a scarf.
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