Gambling Trouble in Vietnam Pinned on Philippine Nationals
Posted: May 4, 2010
Updated: May 22, 2018
Part of the reason behind the popularity of gambling is the fact that it’s exciting. A gambler can risk a little something
Part of the reason behind the popularity of gambling is the fact that it’s exciting. A gambler can risk a little something and win a lot for it, but not knowing what’s going to happen for sure is nothing short of exhilarating.
Though this may be the case, it’s still not enough for some people. This was proven recently beyond the shadow of a doubt through the actions of four Philippine nationals located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Philippine gambling law, is rather lenient and many forms of gambling have been legal in the country for quite some time now. The gambling industry flourishes in the Philippines and provides the government with a good steady flow of revenue.
Despite the fact that there are 20 massive casinos sprawled out over the extent of the country’s borders, many of the nation’s residents play at online casinos in the Philippines or participate in illegal gambling activities on the black market.
As can be expected, this could be much more exhilarating as the risk is exponentially intensified. Being that internet gambling in the Philippines is legal; this is only really true for black market gambling.
As they say, “when the going gets tough, the tough get going,” and Philippine recently got on the move. After business continued getting more dangerous in their home country, four men decided to pack up show and go to Vietnam to prey on tourists.
They were doing quite well and had established a scam gambling business in Ho Chi Minh City. The men worked to continuously rip-off the country’s visitors until they were stopped and detained by officials. What will happen with the four men is currently undecided.