Chinese Arrest 20 in Online Gambling Case

20 February 2009

In China, twenty people connected to creating online gambling sites in 2006 have been put in jail, reports Agence France-Presse.

“This is possibly the country's biggest online gambling case," Zhang Minxian, a court spokesperson, was quoted by the news service as saying.

According to the report, jail sentences for the 20 men range from one to six years and fines were from $4,430 to $1.13 million.