Views: 16332|Replies: 39

Is gambling illegal? [Copy link] 中文

Rank: 6Rank: 6

Post time 2010-6-24 09:57:32 |Display all floors
The Ministry of Public Security has blocked 1,461 overseas websites featuring online gambling within one week, an official said, according to Beijing Times on Wednesday.

Rampant illegal gambling still lingers in many areas of the country, especially since the opening of the 2010 World Cup, adding to the public's concerns.

How to define a illegal gambling?

Macua is a resort for gambling, is it illegal?

Also the government-led lottery is kind of gambling, is it illegal?

Use magic tools Report

Rank: 8Rank: 8

Post time 2010-6-24 11:02:46 |Display all floors
Its illegal if the government makes it illegal so certain forms of gambling must be illegal in China.

Hong Kong has been one big gambling joint for many  years.

on-line gambling can be very dangerous because of the abiliity to gamble on plastic its caused big problems for compulsive types in the UK where advertising of gambling products on TV is also allowed.

Use magic tools Report

Rank: 8Rank: 8

Post time 2010-6-24 11:07:59 |Display all floors
If without the permission of the govermnment, gambling is illegal.

The full offiicla name of Macao is Macao Special Administration Region, which is governed under the Chinese central government. Acording to the principle of One Country Two System, Macao maintains status quo as it was before reverting to the mainland of China.

Even in the US, many states ban gambling, though Alaska is well-known as a paradise for gambling.

[ Last edited by ilearnabc at 2010-6-24 11:09 AM ]

Use magic tools Report

Rank: 8Rank: 8

Post time 2010-6-24 11:28:19 |Display all floors

#3 Alaska famous?

I thought Alaska was famous for polar bears and Sarah Palin.....but gambling.

I'd rather say the gambling "haven" in USA  is in Las Vegas........

Use magic tools Report

Rank: 8Rank: 8

Post time 2010-6-24 11:39:37 |Display all floors

Reply #4 longzhou's post

and ATLANTIC CITY!

Wow! Fun!


Green DRagon
Game Master

Use magic tools Report

Rank: 6Rank: 6

Post time 2010-6-24 14:27:19 |Display all floors
Originally posted by St_George at 2010-6-24 11:02
Its illegal if the government makes it illegal so certain forms of gambling must be illegal in China.

Hong Kong has been one big gambling joint for many  years.

on-line gambling can be very d ...


online gamble is not equivalent to bet on company's website

Use magic tools Report

Rank: 6Rank: 6

Post time 2010-6-24 14:28:55 |Display all floors
Originally posted by ilearnabc at 2010-6-24 11:07
If without the permission of the govermnment, gambling is illegal.

The full offiicla name of Macao is Macao Special Administration Region, which is governed under the Chinese central government. ...


is lottery a kind of gambling?

Use magic tools Report

You can't reply post until you log in Log in | register

BACK TO THE TOP
Contact us:Tel: (86)010-84883548, Email: blog@chinadaily.com.cn
Blog announcement:| We reserve the right, and you authorize us, to use content, including words, photos and videos, which you provide to our blog
platform, for non-profit purposes on China Daily media, comprising newspaper, website, iPad and other social media accounts.