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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...

Myanmar MPs call for gambling crackdown

MPs in Myanmar’s Lower House of parliament have called for a crackdown on gambling, saying a 1986 law covering the sector was outdated and...

Myanmar border casinos to face scrutiny

Two casinos operating in Myanmar will soon face scrutiny from the regional government after questions were raised of whether the casinos were legal under...

Casinos of Laukkai still thriving in the conflict-torn region on China’s border

Myanmar police believe there are around 50 casino “clusters" in the Kokang Self-Administered Zone, suggesting around 7500 gambling tables, all operating without official licenses,...

Singapore group plans $1.2 billion casino for Myanmar

Singapore’s Zochwell Group is planning to build a $1.2 billion resort on Myanmar’s Myeik Archipelago, which will feature a high-end marina, luxury hotels, a...

Myanmar finalizes foreigner-only gambling law

Myanmar has finalized a law that will legalize foreigner only casinos in three-star and higher hotels, according to reports. "We have finalized the reformed gambling...

Myanmar working on gambling law, no licenses yet

Myanmar is still working on completing a gambling law and hasn’t issued any licenses yet, The Myanmar Times reported citing U Myo Win Nyunt,...

Myanmar police seize China-made gambling machines in raid

In a raid on a children's amusement centre in the city of Mawlamyine, capital of Mon State, Myanmar, a 20-strong police team seized 16...

Gambling laws to be reviewed

  Myanmar will review the status of gambling under its 1993 tourism law under a tourism master plan developed with the Asian Development Bank and...

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