Popular Vietnamese folk opera performer Kim Tu longer may have gambled too long at a post-performance foray that is recent.
Bizarre because it might seem to us within 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 authorities in Tra On District within the Mekong Delta, Vinh Long Province. Just plain ol’ playing cards and dice and what would be considered relatively low stakes here had been enough to have the performer charged under Vietnam’s strict anti-gambling policy for citizens.
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Kim Tu Long is really a well-known and popular performer of Cai Luong, a theatrical form of contemporary people opera that is hugely well-liked by the population in southern Vietnam, especially in the Mekong Delta. According to Senior Lieutenant Colonel Phan Van Minh, a deputy police chief in Vinh longer Province, the artist has been charged with unlawful gambling, after he was discovered among 27 others who were all cards that are playing money on a barge anchored at the mouth of Tan Dinh Rivulet, after a performance in June.
Police raided the gambling band and arrested the 27 gamblers, which included two artists that are additional playing up to speed the barge on June 26th, and seized two decks of credit cards and 22 dice, along with 28 cellphones, VND443 million ($21,120), a (more…)