Fourteen People Arrested in Phuket Gambling Raid at Nightclub in Phuket Old Town

Phuket –

Fourteen people were arrested at a gambling den in a nightclub in Phuket Old Town.

The Phuket City Police told the Phuket Express that after midnight (January 19th) today a team from the Phuket City Police raided a gambling den on the third floor of a night club near the Surin Circle (known as Fountain Circle) on Rassada Road in Talad Yai in Phuket Old Town.

The arrest came after police received a tip-off that there was a gambling den inside the nightclub. Fourteen gamblers have been arrested with gambling items seized including poker cards.

They were taken to the Phuket City Police Station. One of them is facing charges for operating illegal gambling. The others are facing charges with joining in illegal gambling. They all admitted to the charges.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.