As many of you already are aware of, gambling is forbidden in mainland China and the only casinos with permits to operate are located in Macau.
Oodles of Chinese nationals used to visit Macau, but the number of visitors has dropped drastically since stricter regulations were introduced in mid-2014. The new rules have, for example, made it more difficult to bring back money won in Macau to mainlan[...] Read more » Chinese Celebrity Charged With Running Illegal Casino
Joined: Mar '12
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 39 (F)
I think the attitude from China regarding gambling is very weird and this woman setting up an illegal casino in China is braver than I would be. Money or 10 years in a Chinese prison,that is one hell of a gamble.
No bravery was needed - probably many local goverment officials had payments from her to not look into this - ever, but she just got raided 'cuz the local triad members didn't like the competition. It's not hard to read between the lines here.