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2021-02-05
Thai police have arrested 34 in a bust on an online gambling operation being carried out from inside a cargo container near the Cambodian border, where wagers exceeded THB1 billion ($33.2 million).

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.

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.

2020-12-27
Malaysia's Department of Integrity and Compliance Standards (JIPS) of the Royal Malaysia Police says it continues to receive many complaints from the public alleging the police are failing in their responsibilities to enforce the law, especially against...

2020-12-27
Hong Kong police have arrested 16 people who were running a VIP gambling den, which was believed to have been turning over as much as HK$10 million ($1.28 million) a day. 

2020-10-06
India’s Premier League has resumed play and alongside the game, there has been an increase in illegal gambling.

2020-09-25
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has warned the public not to engage in illegal online gambling after a reported increase in cases during the Covid-19 lockdowns.

2020-09-22
Singapore police have arrested 43 men for their involvement in illegal horse betting activities, local media reports.

2020-09-16
China’s leading online shopping sites are being used to funnel billions of dollars to offshore gambling sites to avoid strict capital controls, the Financial Times reports.

2020-06-24
China’s Ministry of Public Security says it has seized more than $32 billion in illicit funds and arrested more than 11,000 after launching a crackdown on cross border gambling operations four months ago. 

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.

2020-05-29
Betfair Australia said it was pulling the ability to allow bets on Japanese horse racing after pressure from the country’s racing body.

2020-05-29
Vietnamese police have broken up an illegal online gambling operation in Hanoi that has taken in about $2.77 billion in business, VN Express reports.

2020-05-17
Philippine police have arrested 265 Chinese nationals after an operation against an illegal offshore gaming operation in Las Pinas City, on the southern edge of Metro Manila.

2019-10-25
The Hong Kong Jockey Club has seen strong growth in its international business, with the addition of a pool on racing at Royal Ascot boosting turnover.

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