ABOUT 57 suspected illegal gamblers were arrested by police in Bay, Laguna.
Laguna Police Provincial Director PCol. Serafin Petalio II said the suspects were caught playing poker-billiard.
Confiscated from the suspects were three sets of playing cards, two sets of billiard balls, seven billiard sticks and P30,584 in bet money.
Seized from a suspect identified as Ron Michael Gibas was a plastic sachet containing suspected shabu placed inside a cigarette pack.
The suspects are now under the custody of the Bay police and facing charges for violation of PD 1602 and of Sec 11 of R.A 9165.