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Kanagawa: Illegal baccarat casino busted in Yokohama

KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have busted a casino operating illegally from multi-tenant building in Yokohama, reports Nippon News Network (Oct. 4).

On Wedneday, police arrested Naoto Miyazaki, 38, and two other employees for providing customers with baccarat gaming in violation of the law. Five customers present at the time of the raid were also accused of illegal gambling.

Additionally, police seized two baccarat tables and 4.6 million yen in cash.

Miyazaki admits to the allegations, police said.

Naoto Miyazaki
Naoto Miyazaki (Twitter)

In preventing a bust by law enforcement, the parlor utilized a double-door entrance and a security camera system to monitor persons coming and going, police said.

The parlor averaged 10 customers per day. Since opening in April, the business accumulated 90 million yen in sales, police said.