Police bust illegal casino in central Athens

Fifteen people were arrested in an illegal casino (not pictured) in central Athens on Friday.

The Financial Police said that the owner of the establishment and three employees that were working as lookouts were among those taken into custody.

Officers confiscated 34 computers that were used for customers to play games of chance.

The establishment had been operating as an Internet cafe which served as a front for the gambling den, but checks revealed that the owner did not have a permit even for his seemingly legitimate business.