Over three hundred illegal slot machines were confiscated in Astana
Targeted work is continuing in Astana that is focused on suppressing the facts of creating an underground business. The gaming machines are confiscated. According to the data for the last six months over 300 slot machines have been arrested.
It should be noted that this applies not only to standard slots, but also to monitors, game processors, poker slots and other elements of the entertainment gambling industry.
After the changes to the current legislation "On the gambling industry" were made, a number of activities were carried out aimed at identifying and suppressing any gambling business within Astana.
As Azamat Nurbayev, Senior Investigator of the authorized service for economic investigations of state revenue reports, during the investigation in the first half of the year, about 50 different criminal cases were discovered and completed by the judicial process.
During the six-month period, more than 300 different roulettes, terminals and other gambling technical elements were seized from the illegal circulation. Also, more than 60 monitors and processors were confiscated.
And we remind that according to the legislation (article 307, part 3 of the Criminal Code), the offender guilty of organizing an illegal gambling business in Kazakhstan face imprisonment for up to 7 years with mandatory confiscation of all property.