Prohibited Russian casinos in Moscow have already been utilizing roosters and even rats for gambling purposes, police state.
It could maybe not be considered a practice that many of us agree with, but the majority folks are familiar because of the notion of cockfighting fighting roosters against each other to be able to gamble on the result. You most likely also remember dog fighting being in the news (especially when it involved football player Michael Vick). But rats getting used for gambling purposes? That’s new to us.
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Yet that’s exactly what authorities in Moscow found when they conducted a raid for an illegal gambling venue in the town. Police announced that during a raid of a bookmaker on Novy Arbat Street conducted last month, they came across cages containing roosters, rats, and even insects all of which they believed were utilized for gambling inside the venue.
Police didn’t say which establishment the strange collection of animals came from, though they did report also recovering more traditional equipment, including eight computers that contained information on illegal gambling activities.
While there was no recognition of the venue targeted in the raid, conjecture in the media has fallen for an entertainment complex referred to as Korona. Earlier this The Moscow News ran a piece detailing the activities going on at Korona, which is located on Novy Arbat year.