Gambling ban sparks exodus of 450,000 Chinese, Immigration says

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Gambling ban sparks exodus of 450,000 Chinese, Immigration says

Post by ExPenhMan » Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:58 am

Don't crack open the champagne yet. Immigration says more than 300,000 Chinese workers arrived on long-term visas in the same period, since August when HE announced the ban on online and arcade gambling. Still, I guess it's a win.

https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50675447/g ... mbling-ban
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Post by pczz » Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:50 am

How many does that leave.....1.5 million? i read somewhere at one point there were 2 million chinese in Cambodia. No idea how accurate or true that was. if they wanted to stay they only had to open an Internet Cafe to gamble in like the khmer do
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Re: Gambling ban sparks exodus of 450,000 Chinese, Immigration says

Post by talltuktuk » Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:38 pm

Bye Ferricia
Cambodia: where money can buy you absolutely anything except intelligence.
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Post by xandreu » Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:48 pm

I get the crackdown on bricks and mortar casinos but I don't quite get the crackdown on online gambling. The internet is borderless. I'm not a gambling man but if I were, what would there be to stop me from simply going on to a foreign gambling website and using that?
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Re: Gambling ban sparks exodus of 450,000 Chinese, Immigration says

Post by cptrelentless » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:35 pm

xandreu wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:48 pm
I get the crackdown on bricks and mortar casinos but I don't quite get the crackdown on online gambling. The internet is borderless. I'm not a gambling man but if I were, what would there be to stop me from simply going on to a foreign gambling website and using that?
From China? Can be quite difficult at times, the people blogging on Youtube have complained about VPNs being blocked left and right, you've got the great internet wall to go through. From here it's a piece of piss, as long as you can pass the money checks.

Presumably the big port development by Kampot still needs people, and the SSEZ was always short-staffed. There's plenty of job opportunities, just slightly longer game profits.
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Re: Gambling ban sparks exodus of 450,000 Chinese, Immigration says

Post by pczz » Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:05 pm

xandreu wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:48 pm
I get the crackdown on bricks and mortar casinos but I don't quite get the crackdown on online gambling. The internet is borderless. I'm not a gambling man but if I were, what would there be to stop me from simply going on to a foreign gambling website and using that?
How you gonna pay the gambling site? ABA app? Wing maybe?
That is why we have internet cafes. You go in you pay them and you get an account and sit there gambling all your money away
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