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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...

Myanmar tourism ministry has no objection to casinos

Myanmar’s Union Minister for Hotels and Tourism, Ohn Maung, says that a relaxing of the country’s gambling laws will allow foreigner-only casinos to operate...

Chinese gamblers held captive in Myanmar

Dozens of Chinese families have received ransom demands to secure the release of relatives being held over gambling debts in Myanmar, the South China...

Chinese gamblers held captive in Myanmar

Dozens of Chinese families have received ransom demands to secure the release of relatives being held over gambling debts in Myanmar, the South China...

Myanmar regions seek casino permission

Five regional and state ministers in Myanmar have asked for permission to operate casinos in hotels in their territories during a meeting with the...

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