In Asia, the fight against illegal betting on sports, the number of which has increased greatly during the UEFA Euro 2016 still continues .
This time the attackers were detained in Hong Kong.
A few hours before the 1/2 match of UEFA Euro 2016 Portugal-Wales Hong Kong law enforcement agencies conducted a special operation in different parts of the city, that had covered five illegal betting operators and were arrested 19 people, as CalvinAyre informs.
The total amount of confiscated from illegal bookmakers funds is more than $ 51.5 million. The biggest sum of money — $ 31.9 million was taken from the 33-years-old man.
As the edition CalvinAyre writes, referring to the South China Morning Post, attackers illegally had taken bets over several months, but their number had increased gratly in the run-up to the semi-final of UEFA Euro 2016.
As we have been informed earlier, recently in China were arrested 543 persons due to illegal betting on Euro-2016. And in Thailand have been detained more than 1 000 people suspected of organizing and carrying out the illegal betting on the European Championships in France.