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Kazakhstan – Nearly 500 illegal casinos closed down in Kazakhstan

Almost 500 illegally-operated casinos have been closed down in Kazakhstan in the last year alone following the introduction of laws in 2007 limiting gaming floors to two towns, Kapchagai, and Schuchinsk, on the shores of Lake Burabay near the capital Astana. At that time, the Kazakh elite played at over 130 casinos in the capital…