BEIJING, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Public Security Minister Zhao Kezhi on Friday pledged to resolutely crack down on cross-border online gambling according to the law.
Zhao, also a State Councilor, made the remarks at a meeting to deploy forces to bust those involved in illegal gambling.
The police will bust a series of major criminal cases that organize outbound gambling and use the Internet to open casinos, and bust networks of criminal organizations involved in recruiting gamblers from China by overseas casinos and using the Internet to open casinos in China, he said.
The police will also crack down on "underground banks" and online payment platforms that provide a financial settlement for cross-border online gambling and other crimes, and wipe out domestic network operators and companies that provide technical support for such crimes, he said.
He also called for strengthening international enforcement cooperation to combat the online gambling-related crimes.