The old coal mining adage that ‘I owe my soul to your company store’ has taken on bizarre meaning with the recent discovery of a underground immigrant slave garment manufacturing ‘village’ in Moscow, replete with a similarly illegal casino. The town that is underground held 200 Asian workers held captive against their might was discovered by authorities in just one more raid, one of hundreds to happen throughout Russia; a country where gambling, like vodka, generally seems to be in the genes (and undoubtedly, jeans).
Just Say Nyet to Gambling
Massive authorities raids of the country’s underground (not necessarily literally) casinos have resulted in some 662 shutdowns to date, while the Russian Interior Ministry’s Moscow workplace says that an ancillary special ops task force has slammed the doors on 4,747 joints which were supplying moonshine that is illegal, to your tune of 31 tons of booze in most. Your livers will later thank you, Russkies.
The casino cloud that is prohibition-style hangs over Russia started right back in summer of 2009; that’s when gambling in all but four significantly hard-to-access designated gambling regions had been pronounced as illegal gambling zones. (We’re pretty sure booze isn’t unlawful anywhere there, but perhaps nothing in short supply of ethyl alcohol will give their jaded livers a jolt anymore).
Hey Big Spender
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