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PHUKET TOWN: Phuket Town Police raided the Smile Snooker Pub at 27 Hongsyok U-Thit Rd on Thursday and made one arrest. Pol Capt Akanit Danpitaksan said that after receiving a tip-off, officers visited the pub and found 37-year-old Somyos “Yai” Kweangsopa poring over a list of customer names on his desk, along with a list of the odds for the 2002 soccer World Cup. Somyos, in his confession to police, revealed that one of his customers was a policeman, known only as “Joe”. Police later found the name “Joe” on the list of gamblers. Somyos was charged with providing a venue for illegal gambling and was released on bail of 30,000 baht. Police are continuing their investigation to try to find Joe.

 

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