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Bookie shut down for letting nine-year-old gamble

Youngster could have won more than 1,000 euros on bets

28 January, 14:43
Bookie shut down for letting nine-year-old gamble (ANSA) - Naples, January 28 - A betting shop in Naples was closed down by police after they caught a nine-year-old inside placing bets.

The operation, managed by a 25-year-old man, allowed the child to place two bets of seven euros each that could have yielded winnings of 1,028.50.

The child has been returned to his parents and the booking shop shut down and fined 6,666 euros.

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