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June 14, 2021

Each site generates a minimum of USD 20,000 per year in profits

North Korea runs online gambling sites

North Korea runs online gambling sites
North Korea is running online gambling websites targeting South Korean gamblers, according to a new report by the South Korean National Intelligence Agency.
Korea | 10/22/2015

North Korea is running online gambling websites targeting South Korean gamblers, according to a new report by the South Korean National Intelligence Agency.

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t the recent National Assembly audit the National Intelligence Service said that more than 1,100 North Korean computer experts are running online gambling websites from locations such as China, Malaysia along with other Asian countries.

It is estimated that each one of those sites generate a minimum of $20,000 per year in profits, not much singularly but put together makes a lucrative business for the North Korean government. The intelligence agency also believes this could be the tip of the iceberg and much more could be generated they do not know about.

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