Malaysian police bust small casino in KL

Malaysian police have busted a “mini-casino” hidden inside an entertainment outlet in southern Kuala Lumpur, arresting 58 people, local media reports. 

The police raid took place on January 18, including 26 women entertainment hostesses. 

Police noted that games being played at the illegal casino included Sam Cheong and Tau Ngau, with bets of around US$3,700. 

Police Assistant Commissioner Mohd Hedzir Hussin said all the suspects were brought to the Serdang police headquarters for further action.

“The suspects were aged between 19 to 40 years old. Checks showed that the entertainment outlet had a valid license, until April 13, which was issued by MPSJ (local council),” he said.