Authorities Open to Legalize Thai Casinos

The idea of legalizing casinos in Thailand, an issue debated for decades, came back to life recently. A group of 12 members of the National Reform Council (NRC) proposed that the country follow the lead of its neighbors Myanmar, Cambodia and Malaysia and begin with a legal casino in Pattaya.

Future and Challenges of iGaming in Thailand

 

Famous for its beautiful islands, wild parties and the enigmatic capital city of Bangkok, Thailand follows in the footsteps of other South-East Asian nations by maintaining a complete ban on the vast majority of gambling activities. There are only two exceptions; the State Lottery, and horse-racing, which is the only form of sports betting available within the countries’ borders.

Emerging Retail Trends in Thailand

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Thailand is the second-largest economy in Southeast Asia after Indonesia. Its capital, Bangkok – also the country’s most populous city – is a commercial hub in Asia with a thriving retail market for Thai residents and overseas visitors. As such, Thailand has attracted many multinational retailers alongside a high penetration of local brands.