The Ho Chi Minh City customs and postal departments last Saturday (December 15) detected and seized 241 DVDs on how to play cards and gamble online.
They had been sent as gifts via air from the UK.
The discs, titled "Lavida Live the Good Life" and "Betway," were sent to 241 addressees in HCMC as well as in other cities and provinces including Bac Lieu, Binh Duong, Dak Nong, Phan Thiet, and Tra Vinh.
An official from the custom department said on condition of anonymity that the DVDs are among cultural products banned in Vietnam.
Under Vietnam's regulations, all the cultural products which have violent, depraved or anti-state contents, violate the country's history and stir up hatred among peoples are not allowed to bring into and out of Vietnam.
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