Taiwan Breaks Up Online Gambling Ring

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Taiwan 's Criminal Investigation Bureau has announced that it has worked with Chinese law enforcement officials to shut down an online betting ring working from within the island and is suspected of generating millions of dollars in revenues.

The announcement came from a Spokesman for the CIB, who said that the ring was selling points and gambling chips that could be exchanged through other websites for cash. There were reportedly hundreds of games, which could be cashed in at convenience stores throughout Taiwan.

The illegal site allegedly had its servers hosted in Canada and customer service in China, while the operator was based in Taiwan. The CIB had to work with China's Online Information Security Bureau as well as local police in order to shut down the betting operation.

Four people were arrested in the raid, and evidence was taken into custody.

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Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.