Soccer gambling thrives in Cambodian border town
POIPET, Cambodia -- Soccer betting is illegal in Cambodia, but visitors to this seedy frontier town wouldn't know it.
In the rundown market where the smell of incense mixes with rotting garbage, betting goes on 24 hours a day inside shiny, glass-fronted parlors emblazoned with photos of famous European soccer players. Fidgety men break from lines of computers displaying odds to place bets with cashiers on matches around the world, from the obscure leagues of India and New Zealand to the ...
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