Gambling Raids in Russia Between 2009 to 2012

Since a federal law was established in July 2009 prohibiting gambling, authorities in Russia have closed over 28,000 illegal gambling houses and 414 underground casinos across the country.

During the raids between July 2009 and April 2012, law enforcement seized $1.8 Million in illegal revenue from the gambling activities, and collected $4.5 Million in fines.

(More about illegal casinos and gambling houses.)

Source:  “Nearly 30,000 illegal casinos closed since gambling ban in 2009,” RAPSI, April 20, 2012.