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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...

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Myanmar’s Lower House of parliament have called for a crackdown on gambling, saying a 1986 law covering the sector was outdated and...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

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