Briti was planted in butyrka prison for an illegal casino

Now CEO of Storm International Darren Keane is waiting trial in Butyrka Prison of Moscow, which known as one of Russia’s most notorious maximum security institutions. The Brit is suspected of organization two casinos, but it is violation by Russian gambling laws. Lawyer Viktoria Vasilyeva comments that authorities of Russia denied him the medication he needs for the thrombosis. And that’s why could claim his life at any moment. Keane remains in custody ever since he was arrested by the Federal Security Service (FSB) on June 22. After a series of raids uncovered dozens of illegal casinos FSB became aware of the Keane. Also they found casino Shangri La by Keane. Agents uncovered “working roulette tables” and on this fact they prosecution builds their case against Keane. Darren Keane came to Russia in 1997, and after three years he took the general manager position of a Moscow casino – Shangri La. CEO of the company he became in September 2008. He wanted not only develop a real casino, but organization online casinos in Russia. But all gambling in Russia was ban at 2009. Russian regulations about gambling is truly draconian. All gaming must be in four designated zones in remote regions of Russia. And if who wants to work in gambling could prison sentences of up to five years. Source: 100Casino