2 ‘bookies’ bet collectors held in Quezon
LUCENA CITY –– Two suspected bet collectors of illegal Small Town Lottery (STL) called “bookies” were arrested in Calauag town in Quezon province on Monday, police said.
Anti-illegal gambling operatives caught Rowena Oblea, 39, while gathering money bets supposedly for STL draw in Barangay Pinagbayanan at 3:55 p.m., Colonel Audie Madrideo, Quezon police chief, said in a report.
Earlier, police also collared Garizalde Japone, 47, while illegally collecting bets in Barangay Binutas around 3:40 p.m.
The two were not wearing the required uniform for legitimate STL bet collectors.
They also failed to produce legitimate identification cards issued by Pirouette Gaming Corp., the licensed STL operator in the province.
Edited by Lzb
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