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2,381 arrested for betting

So far, 2,381 people have been arrested for betting on soccer and police have closed 821 of the 1,158 suspected gambling sites, authorities announced yesterday.

The suspects nabbed included 177 bookies and 69 bookie subordinates as well as 2,133 punters.

Police have also impounded 3,505 slot machines worth Bt105 million across the country.


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