Myanmar considers legalising some gambling for more state revenue

Yangon (dpa) – Myanmar plans to legalise some types of gambling, including casinos for foreigners only in upper-tier hotels, an official said Wednesday. “We have finalised the reformed gambling law and are ready to send it to the parliament for suggestion, discussion and then approval,” said an official of the Home Affairs Ministry, who asked […]

Tourism Ministry to Allow Casinos in Myanmar’s Border Areas

Three-star hotels in border areas will be allowed to open casinos, according to the Ministry of Hotel and Tourism (MoHT). Only foreigners will be allowed to gamble in those casinos while locals will be banned from taking part, the ministry said, adding that the hotels letting locals play would be dealt with in accordance with […]