China rounds up more than 1,000 in online gambling bust

April 2, 2015 2:16 AM

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BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese police have rounded up more than 1,000 people involved in an online gambling network, freezing bank accounts worth about 330 million yuan ($53 million), state news agency Xinhua said.

The suspects were detained in a sweep from June to December last year and 570 people have been put in formal detention, Xinhua said late on Wednesday, citing police in the southern province of Guangdong.

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