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Casinos to be legalized under new gambling law in May

Casinos will soon be allowed to legally operate in Myanmar with the 2018 Gambling Law to be enacted in May, according to the Myanmar...

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.

Myanmar eyes casinos to boost tourism

Myanmar looks set to be the next Asian jurisdiction to open its doors to IRs as the government seeks to attract much needed tourism dollars, with experts in the region predicting strong interest from potential investors.

Myanmar gambling bill passes lower house

Myanmar's Gambling Bill, which will allow foreigner-only casinos to operate in the country, has been passed by the lower house of Parliament, according to...

Myanmar casino bill submitted to Lower House

The opening of foreign-only casinos in Myanmar is now one step closer with the submission of the Gambling Bill 2018 to the lower house...

Govt issues warning to telecom companies about online gambling

Myanmar’s Ministry of Transport and Communication has issued a warning to all private telecommunication companies to “stay out” of illegal online gambling, or face...

Insurgent attack targets casino

An attack by insurgents in Myanmar that killed at least 19 people was targeting soldiers and militia members who allegedly ran a casino.

Myanmar to open casinos following amendment to gambling law

Casinos may finally be able to operate in Myanmar after amendments are made to the Gambling Law, U Aung Naing Oo, director general of...

Ministries working on gambling law changes

The ministries of Hotel and Tourism, Planning and Finance and Home Affairs have joined together to work on changes to Myanmar’s 1986 gambling law...

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