Police Break Up Illegal Casino Near Athens, Greece

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Police near Athens, Greece revealed that they have busted up an illegal casino operating in the town of Kallithea, arresting a 65 year old man who had converted his cafe into the illicit gambling spot.

The cafe was raided by police, who arrested the owner, seized a roulette wheel, a television, 57 computers, three servers, security cameras, cash, and marijuana.

Police said that the operation was quite sophisticated and had extensive security for such a small operation. Measures taken to fly under the radar included security cameras placed outside of the site as well as a secret side door that was opened by an employee who could ensure that police were not making an entrance.

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30 March 2016 - 5:42pm

I guess it doesn't worth the risk to operate an illegal casino because I think it's just matter of time before you get caught and beside the leaving standard in Greece is quite good and you just don't expect to read about such story down there.

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31 March 2016 - 10:57am

This guy decided to go all in 😈 Drugs had to be involved ☕ But eventually how did the police pass all that security?