Popular Vietnamese folk opera performer Kim Tu Long may have gambled too long at a post-performance foray that is recent.
Bizarre as it might seem to us 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 within the Mekong Delta, Vinh Long Province. Just simple ol’ credit cards and dice and what will be considered relatively low stakes here were enough to get the performer charged under Vietnam’s strict policy that is anti-gambling citizens.
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Kim Tu Long is a well-known and popular performer of Cai Luong, a theatrical kind of contemporary people opera which is hugely favored by the population in southern Vietnam, particularly in the Mekong Delta. According to Senior Lieutenant Colonel Phan Van Minh, a deputy police chief in Vinh Long Province, the artist has been charged with unlawful gambling, after he was found among 27 other people 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 band 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 playing cards and 22 dice, along with 28 cell phones, VND443 million ($21,120), also as another $1,345 in U.S. Continue reading “Well-Known Vietnamese Singer Kim Tu Long Gamble Wrong Time”