Gambling is illegal in China so many Chinese nationals have set up online gambling websites offshore, particularly in Southeast Asia. Photo: Alamy

China bets on help from Southeast Asia to stamp out illegal gambling

  • Beijing is teaming up with its neighbours to crack down on the activity but there are barriers to cooperation
Topic |   Asean

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Gambling is illegal in China so many Chinese nationals have set up online gambling websites offshore, particularly in Southeast Asia. Photo: Alamy
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About 500 police officers were involved in the raid. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Illegal Chinese-run gambling ring smashed in massive raid by Vietnamese police: state media

  • Nearly 400 Chinese nationals were detained for fielding online wagers on sports betting and running an illegal lottery
  • The raid was performed by about half a thousand police officers at a property in northern Vietnam, state media reported
Topic |   Vietnam

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About 500 police officers were involved in the raid. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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