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Cockfighting bust nets 60 arrests in Phuket

Local media reports that 60 gamblers were arrested on Sunday as a police raid caught them in the middle of a cockfight on Thailand’s Phuket island.
Bangkok, Thailand

Majority of Thais gamble, report finds

A new survey has found that 30.42 million Thais, or 57 percent of the population, have participated in gambling this year, despite a government ban.

Chinese nationals busted in Pattaya for illegal online gambling

Nineteen Chinese nationals have been arrested for running an online gambling operation from Pattaya, with THB 8 million ($263,000) in daily circulation, according to...
Bangkok, Thailand

Operators eye Thai potential

Thailand’s ongoing ban on all forms of gambling is proving a gold mine for casinos elsewhere in the region, with a growing number taking steps to specifically target the Thai VIP base. 
Vietnam Ha Long Bay

Indochina opportunities clouded by political, economic risks

Despite regulatory uncertainty and a relatively high risk profile, land-based operators will be closely watching developments across the Indochina region over the coming months. Cambodia,...

Indochina opportunities clouded by political, economic risks

Despite regulatory uncertainty and a relatively high risk profile, land-based operators will be closely watching developments across the Indochina region over the coming months.

Eight arrested for running online gambling site

Three men and five women have been arrested in Bangkok for allegedly running an illegal football gambling site, i99bet. Last week, immigration police chief...

Thai gambling arrests soar during World Cup

Police in Thailand arrested three times as many gambling suspects during the FIFA World Cup this year than they did during the prior tournament in 2014, The Nation reports.

Thai police arrest 3,000 gamblers in just four days

In just four days since the start of the World Cup, Thai police have arrested around 3,000 gamblers and bookies nationwide, working with financial...

Thai authorities see success in World Cup crackdown…industry less so

Elephants took to a football pitch in Thailand’s ancient capital of Ayutthaya this week in an effort to raise awareness among young people about...

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