Police have arrested a man on suspicion of promoting bookmaking and seized HK$1.5 million in betting records. Photo:  Edmond So
Police have arrested a man on suspicion of promoting bookmaking and seized HK$1.5 million in betting records. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong police arrest man over World Cup betting records worth HK$1.5 million, seize HK$100,000

  • Suspect, 22, accused of using social media platforms to find punters and promote an illegal gambling website
  • Officers say single bet could reach as high as tens of thousands of dollars

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of promoting bookmaking and seized HK$1.5 million in betting records. Photo:  Edmond So
Police have arrested a man on suspicion of promoting bookmaking and seized HK$1.5 million in betting records. Photo: Edmond So
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