Online Gambling Site Casino Fortune Chips in for Tsunami Relief - Saturday 12th of March 2005

Online gambling site CasinoFortune.com recently contributed 40 fishing boats to benefit Sri Lanka's fishing fleet, which suffered major losses during December's Tsunami disaster. In total, Sri Lanka lost more than 22,000 boats to the disaster. The 40 fibreglass boats donated by the online casino valued at 250,000 rupees (US$2,525) each.

Casino Fortune, the earliest operating internet casino company, officially gave over the boats in an event featuring Sri Lankan government authorities and a few dozen fishermen. The boats were donated to fishermen in the small southern coastal town of Kalutara. A number of other online gambling companies have also made donations to aid the tsunami relief effort.

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