At 1am on July the 19th police received a report from a villager that a group of people were gambling at a house behind Pacific Park village north Pattaya.
The police could hear the group inside getting excited at the betting, they stormed in and found a room full of gamblers, however some made a dash for it and were able to get away.
A dozen were detained by the police along a set of cards and 300 baht in cash.
Even though these gamblers were only playing for a small amount of money, they were charged at the police station.
One of the gamblers, Kanitha Shinomura told police that she usually met with her friends once a month, the police didn’t really believe her believing that the group met on a frequent basis, whatever gambling is illegal here in Thailand and despite the small amount of money involved the gamblers will all be charged and will have to pay a fine.