Staff Cracks Down on Hong Kong Inmates' Gambling
As reported by the Hong Kong Government News: "Correctional Services staff will increase surprise searches, night raids and joint searching operations in penal institutions during the World Cup to stem soccer gambling activities, the department says. "The department today reiterated that gambling in any form was strictly prohibited inside institutions, adding newspaper supplements containing horse racing, soccer and basketball betting odds will be withheld before distribution to prisoners.
"...The department has carried out 71 soccer-related gambling paraphernalia seizures since June 9. It has discipined 19 prisoners for their involvement in soccer-related gambling activities and having gambling paraphernalia..."