Guo Meimei was jailed for five years at Beijing's Dongcheng District Court on Thursday after being convicted of running an illegal casino. Photo: Dongcheng District Court/Weibo

Logging off: Chinese internet celebrity Guo Meimei jailed for five years for running illegal casinos

She was arrested by Beijing police in July last year – one month after suggesting on her microblog she 'could play a role' in the soccer 2014 World Cup that was just about to start

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Guo Meimei was jailed for five years at Beijing's Dongcheng District Court on Thursday after being convicted of running an illegal casino. Photo: Dongcheng District Court/Weibo
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