Phnom Penh police haul in unlucky seven

Phnom Penh police haul in unlucky seven

Gamblers can’t gamble if you take away their cards. At least, that was the logic capital police are hoping holds up after they busted seven card sharks in front of a Sen Sok district house.

Clamping down yesterday, cops caught and arrested most of the punters – who were mostly women, they say – and confiscated 11 packs of cards and three mats used for games.

Left counting blessings instead of winnings, the bettors were sent on their way after a chat with authorities and signing a promise to desist from dealing any more hands.

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