Popular Vietnamese folk opera performer Kim Tu longer may have gambled too long at a current post-performance foray.
Bizarre in the West, proceedings have been initiated against well-known Vietnamese Cai Luong (folk opera) singer Kim Tu Long, after the entertainer was found gambling by police in Tra On District in the Mekong Delta, Vinh Long Province as it may seem to us. Just simple ol’ playing cards and dice and what is considered relatively low stakes here were sufficient to have the performer charged under Vietnam’s strict policy that is anti-gambling citizens.
Caught Playing Cards for Money
Kim Tu longer is a well-known and popular performer of Cai Luong, a theatrical type of contemporary people opera that will be hugely favored by the population in southern Vietnam, especially in the Mekong Delta. According to Senior Lieutenant Colonel Phan Van Minh, a deputy authorities chief in Vinh longer Province, the artist has been charged with unlawful gambling, after he was found among 27 other individuals who were all cards that are playing money for a barge anchored at the mouth of Tan Dinh Rivulet, following a performance in June.
Police raided the gambling ring and arrested the 27 gamblers, which included two artists that are additional playing on board the barge on June 26th, and seized two decks of handmade cards and 22 dice, along with 28 smartphones, VND443 million ($21,120), aswell as another