Police in Famagusta are investigating the operation of an illegal electronic casino and other games of chance, they said on Sunday.

After a tip off, on Saturday afternoon, officers investigated a location in a Famagusta village.

During their search they found and confiscated seven computers, €3,505 and various other documents.

At the entrance to the building police found one man playing games of chance on a computer.

The 42-year-old manager, who was present during the search, was charged by police for violations of the law on betting.