[Epoch Times November 27, 2021]Zhou Zhuohua, the actual controller of Macau Casino Group Sun City, known as “Ximi Hua”, was recently arrested by the Wenzhou Municipal Public Security Bureau. On the 26th, Wenzhou authorities publicly shouted, urging Zhou Zhuohua to surrender as soon as possible. Zhou Zhuohua was a member of the Guangdong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
According to the Wenzhou Public Security Bureau’s “Peaceful Wenzhou” news, a cross-border gambling criminal group with criminal suspects Zhou Zhuohua, Zhang Ningning and others as the backbone is suspected of opening a casino in China. “The circumstances are serious.” The Wenzhou City Procuratorate recently approved the arrest of Zhou Zhuohua. The backbone of the group Zhang Ningning and others have been prosecuted by the Wenzhou City Procuratorate.
Prior to this, in July 2020, the Wenzhou Municipal Public Security Bureau of Zhejiang Province opened a case for Zhang Ningning and others to open a casino for investigation.
“Ping An Wenzhou” disclosed that since 2007, Zhou Zhuohua has contracted gambling halls in casinos in Macau and other places, and opened online gambling platforms in the Philippines and other places in 2016. Zhou Zhuohua also developed domestic personnel as shareholder-level agents and gambling agents, and organized Chinese citizens to go to overseas gambling halls contracted by him to gamble and participate in cross-border online gambling activities.
In addition, Zhou Zhuohua also established an asset management company in China to provide services for gamblers to exchange assets for gambling chips, help collect gambling debts, and assist customers in cross-border fund payment; use illegal channels such as underground banks to provide gamblers with fund settlement services .
As of July 2020, the group has developed a total of 199 shareholder-level agents, developed more than 12,000 gambling agents, and developed more than 80,000 gambler members in China. The amount involved is particularly huge.
“Caixin” reported that Zhou Zhuohua’s last public appearance was on September 23 this year. A photo posted by Zhou Zhuohua’s wife, Chen Huiling, on social platforms showed that Zhou Zhuohua was in a cafe in Macau. At present, Huiling Chen’s social platform is still being updated normally.
According to public information, Zhou Zhuohua, 47, was born in Macau and was nicknamed “Ximihua”. He was a member of the Guangdong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. In 2007, he founded Suncity Group and developed rapidly. So far, it has more than 30 VIP rooms and 450 VIP rooms in Macau and overseas. Zhang table games and VIP rooms have a market share in terms of profit, accounting for 45% of Macau, which is the industry leader.
People familiar with the matter have long revealed that there are many elites from all walks of life in the mainland as registered members of various VIP lounges in Macau Suncity.
Suncity Group’s business covers the world. In addition to the gambling industry, it also includes diversified businesses such as tourism, film production, concerts, catering, luxury goods, auctions, resort management consulting, finance and real estate development.
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