2 charged with running illegal game rooms throughout Houston area

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by khou.com staff

khou.com

Posted on November 9, 2011 at 1:39 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 9 at 3:16 PM

HOUSTON – Two men are accused of running several illegal game rooms at businesses throughout the Houston area.

Thanh Nguyen and Simon Nguyen were charged with engaging in organized criminal activity and money laundering. Their bail was set at $1 million.

According to court documents, Thanh Nguyen and Simon Nguyen operated illegal eight-liner game rooms at Cash Corner, Paradise, Joker’s, and Hot Shot’s game rooms from April 1 through November 7.

Four other suspects, identified as Steven Le, Tom Dang, Hung Nguyen and Giovanni Cardenas, were charged for their involvement.

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