This Monday in Phuket, four Russians were arrested when police came to their Villa with a court search warrant.
The fifth Russian was charged with possession of illegal substances.
Upon arriving at the villa, the police officers apprehended five individuals:
Mr. Aleksander C., 36, Russian
Mr. Vasilii P., 39, Russian
Mr. Pavel M., 38, Russian
Mr. Yefgeni V., 23, Russian
Ms. Yekaterina S., 36, Russian
Police saw a man parking a motorcycle in front of the Villa, so they decided to follow him up to the second floor, where they found four other Russians playing poker.
Police also impounded a large poker table, cards, and chips worth around $56k or 2 Million Baht.
Poker players admitted they were playing poker for money and using chips as cash.