Sunday, June 28, 2009

Russia Closing All Casinos, 400,000 To Be Laid Off

No wonder Jim Rogers says Russia is too unpredictable to invest in.

The government is shutting down every last legal casino and slot-machine parlor across the land, under an antivice plan promoted by Vladimir Putin, reports NYT.

Putin's plan, writes NYT, was announced during a spy scandal between Russia and its neighbor Georgia, and the timing suggested that Putin was in part seeking to wound the Georgian diaspora, which is said to have an influential role in the industry in Russia.

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