New Gambling Guidelines in China

China is developing new criminal laws against online casino sites and other illegal internet gaming activities. Now, all people engaged in illegal activities through establishing or running a gambling house (that includes online casinos and other gambling websites receiving bets establishing online casinos for other people’s use in organized gambling activity acting as agents for a gambling site and taking bets sharing profits with other gambling venues) will be subject to a 3-year imprisonment term, whereas more serious cases will result in more severe penalties, like 10-year imprisonment with the obligatory payment for additional charges.