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2021-01-27
The New Year hasn’t brought the relief that had been hoped for Asia’s devastated tourism industry, with new outbreaks of Covid-19 across the region dampening expectations for an early opening of borders.

2021-01-26
In Thailand’s Pattaya-area forensics investigators are using fingerprints and DNA traces to track down the owners of more than 160 slot machines found in a commercial building being prepared for use as an illegal casino.

2021-01-22
Thailand’s Pattaya region business leaders are reportedly divided over whether opening legal casinos would mitigate Thailand’s illegal gambling problem.

2021-01-20
Thai police have busted a large illegal gambling operation operating out of a luxury resort in the north of the company, arresting 34 people. Police seized 26 slot machines, 29 sets of cards, 60 chips and a Baccarat table.

2021-01-18
In yet another sign of how Covid-19 may fundamentally change the gambling landscape in Asia, Thai media is reporting that the government is open to studying whether to legalize gambling.

2021-01-18
Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has said he's willing to consider whether to legalize gambling to help stamp out rampant illegal betting, even though he personally is against the idea.

2021-01-11
Thai police have arrested 21 people, 16 of them foreigners, following a weekend raid on an illegal gambling operation in the beach resort of Pattaya.

2021-01-11
Thailand is bracing for the return of hundreds of Thais who were working in casinos in Myanmar and who may have been affected by Covid-19.

2020-12-29
Bangkok police arrested 94 people during a raid to stop illegal gambling in a casino that was operated by 27 people, 13 of whom were foreign nationals. Senior police face inquiry on allegations of negligence.

2020-12-29
Thailand is taking tough measures to fight online gambling by warning internet service providers and cellphone operators of legal action if they fail to block access to gambling websites.

2020-12-27
As we head into the final days of 2020, Covid-19 is once again ramping up in Asia creating new challenges for travel and tourism and triggering a new wave of restrictions.

2020-12-23
SimplePlay is going to celebrate Christmas with its clients by giving out free spins to their players! From 21 December, the slot provider will be giving out a total of more than 80,000 Free Spins to players round-the-clock for 7 days.

2020-12-22
Spinola Gaming says it’s introducing bespoke lottery solutions for Southeast Asia, where the market has seen exponential growth recently. 

2020-12-18
Thailand is allowing visitors from 56 countries to boost its tourism sector, though tourists will need a health certificate to prove they are Covid free and undergo 14-days of mandatory quarantine.

2020-09-28
Thailand has threatened legal action against internet service providers and cellphone operators if they fail to take action to block gambling websites. 

2020-09-15
The Asian Development Bank expects the economies of the Asia region to shrink this year for the first time since the 1960s.

2020-08-31
A Thai politician has said he wants to start a committee to research plans for integrated resorts in key tourism areas, suchy as Bangkok, Phuket and Chiang Mai.

2020-06-19
Up to 42 Chinese nationals were arrested in the Malaysian capital and more than 200 were detained in Northern Thailand following raids on illegal gambling operations, according to local media reports.

2020-05-18
The Thai government has extended its ban on passenger flights for another month to June 30, in continued efforts to contain the spread of the coronavi

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