Authorities have arrested 29 people for llegal gambling during a series of raids in Gerona town in Tarlac province.The Philippines.-Officers have arrested 29 people for allegedly being involved in illegal gambling. A first raid ended with the arrest of 13 people who were found playing card games. A second raid in Ayson village resulted in the arrest of nine people forillegal bets in the card game tong-its.According to The Inquirer,two village officialswere among those arrested. A third raid saw seven people arrested for playing tong-its and pusoy dos, a popular type of shedding card game.During the raids, police seized a set of mahjong tiles, several decks of Spanish and American playing cards and cash. All those arrested will be charged withviolation of anti-gambling laws.Officers arrested 11 people for allegedly being involved inillegal e-sabong bettingin Banban Township, Tarlac Province. According to police, those arrested were watching and betting onin Anupul Village at around 11.30pm sowere also breaching the curfew imposed by the governmentdue to the Covid-19 pandemic.The Inquirer reported that those arrestedwere not wearing mandatory masksand that there was no social distancing. Police seized P6,000 and a paper with a list of bets.