Illegal Russian casinos in Moscow were roosters that are using even rats for gambling purposes, police state.
It might probably not be a practice that many of us agree with, but the majority people are familiar with the notion of cockfighting osters that are fighting each other so that you can gamble in the outcome. You probably also remember dog fighting being in the news (especially when it football that is involved Michael Vick). But rats getting used for gambling purposes? That’s new to us.
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Yet that’s exactly what authorities in Moscow found when they conducted a raid on an gambling that is illegal in the town. Police announced that during a raid of a bookmaker on Novy Arbat Street conducted last month, they came across cages containing roosters, rats, and even insects all of which they believed were used for gambling within the venue.
Police didn’t say which establishment the strange collection of animals came from, though they did report also recovering more traditional equipment, including eight computers that contained information on illegal gambling tasks.
While there was no identification of the venue targeted in the raid, conjecture in the media has fallen on an activity complex known as Korona. Earlier this year, The Moscow News ran a piece detailing the activities going on at Korona, which is situated on Novy Arbat.
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