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  • Thailand News

    Thai cyber police shut down online gambling rings, seize 18 million baht

    Thai cyber police successfully dismantled two major online gambling networks, confiscating over 18 million baht (US$498,000) in cash and revealing a staggering 300 million baht (US$8,296,000) monthly circulation. The crackdown occurred on February 15, under the operation of the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD). The operation was a collaborative effort involving Prasert Jantararuangtong, the Minister of Digital Economy and Society;…

  • Thailand News

    Secret cockfighting ring busted in Pattaya

    Bang Lamung police led a crackdown on an illicit cockfighting gambling den nestled in Bang Lamung, Chon Buri, resulting in the arrest of 45 individuals. Responding promptly to public grievances, Bang Lamung District Chief Veekit Manarotkit swiftly orchestrated a law enforcement sweep on Sunday, February 11, targeting the covert den ensconced within Soi Baan Kreak, Nong Pla Lai. Covert operatives…

  • Thailand News

    Thai police raid gambling den, seize assets over 1 million baht

    A gambling den in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Muang district was raided on Thursday evening, resulting in the arrest of nearly 130 people and the seizure of assets worth approximately 1 million baht. The Department of Provincial Administration (DOPA) executed the raid in Soi Kru Somboon, located on Saphan Yao Road in Tambon Na Kian, following a lead hinting at the…

  • Thailand News

    Undercover operation uncovers hidden gambling den in Bangkok’s Don Mueang district

    In the heart of Bangkok’s Don Mueang district, an undercover police operation led to the raid of a covert gambling den disguised as an abandoned futsal stadium at 1.30pm yesterday. The joint raid involved over 30 officers from Don Mueang police and relevant departments, following reports of illicit gambling activities at the premises. Previously, on November 21, the same establishment…

  • Thailand News

    Update: Luxury gambling den busted in Nonthaburi – 49 arrested, owner denied bail

    In the heart of Ngamwongwan, Nonthaburi, a luxury gambling den concealed within a hotel was recently exposed, leading to the capture of 49 individuals, comprising gamblers and employees alike. This took place on November 30 and was a significant operation spearheaded by Rattanathibet police officers. Officers immediately began the process of questioning the suspects, subsequently pressing charges against them. Following…

  • Crime News

    High-stakes hideaway busted: Thai police raid opulent gambling den in Nonthaburi

    Thai police raided a large, luxurious gambling den operating in a renowned hotel in Ngam Wong Wan, Nonthaburi. The majority of the clientele were wealthy businesspeople with over 3.5 million baht in cash in the kitty and gaming equipment seized during the operation today. The investigation led by the Immigration Bureau’s detectives revealed that the eighth and ninth floors of…

  • Thailand News

    Local gambling operator in Don Mueang sentenced to four months detention

    Don Mueang District Court sentenced a local gambling operator to four months in prison, converting the sentence to detention instead. The gamblers involved received individual penalties of 15-day imprisonment and a 2,000 baht fine but were granted bail awaiting the court’s final judgement. This verdict was delivered yesterday at Don Mueang District Court. The court considered the case where the…

  • Thailand News

    Thai police crack down on multi-million baht online gambling den

    In a significant move on November 2, the Thai Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) officers conducted a press conference unveiling the results of a raid on the high-stakes gambling establishment known as UFAV8. The operation resulted in the seizure of assets valued at more than 150 million baht (US$ 4,222,555). The alleged mastermind behind the infamous online gambling hub, identified…

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    High-stakes family feud: Thai woman’s tip leads to gambling grandmother

    A Thai woman, angry at her grandmother for losing 70,000 baht gambling, reported the matter to the police, leading to her arrest and five other high rollers at a gambling den in the Isaan province of Maha Sarakham. The furious granddaughter went to the local district office to report the gambling den in her community. More than 10 gamblers gathered…

  • Thailand News

    Illegal forest gambling den in Chon Buri raided, 29 arrested including policeman

    A thicket on the outskirts of Ban Phu Thai village, Chon Buri province, hid an illicit hi-lo gambling den until October 24. Banglamung police and administrative authorities, acting on local complaints, raided the operation at 10.30pm. The police arrested 29 individuals, including one who appeared to be a policeman, in the hidden den within the forested landscape. Upon the raid,…

  • Thailand News

    Undercover operation hits Jackpot: 50 busted in illegal gambling den in northern Thailand

    A high-stakes illegal gambling den, operating for nearly two months in the heart of Rom Klao’s bustling Kriangkrai Market, was stormed by a special operation team from the Department of Provincial Administration (DPA) yesterday. The crackdown at about 5pm yesterday, September 28, resulted in the arrest of 50 gamblers and 17 gambling organisers. The fallout from the illegal gambling den…

  • Thailand News

    Pressing matters: News reporter grilled by police over social media scoop on gambling den robbery

    Khao Chaison Police Station in the southern province of Phattalung summoned a news reporter for further questioning after he posted a story on social media about a robbery that occurred at a gambling den. On August 15, the unnamed news reporter took to Facebook to share information about a robbery at the gambling den. “Robbery at a gambling den in…

  • Chiang Mai News

    High-stakes crackdown: Chiang Mai’s administrative ace raids gambling dens

    Chiang Mai administrative team, led by Ronnarong Tipsiri, swooped on several prominent gambling dens operating in the heart of the city. After a collaborative operation involving over 40 officers from various entities, they arrested 104 people behind an operation that had a daily turnover of over 1 million baht (US$28,530). This decisive action took place yesterday, in response to multiple…

  • Crime News

    Nonthaburi police shut down major underground gambling den, arrest 49

    In an extensive operation, police raided and dismantled a substantial gambling den in Nonthaburi, Thailand. The sting saw almost 50 people apprehended in the act of illicitly betting on games of snooker. The operation, led by senior police officials, resulted in a successful seizure of 49 people participating in gambling activities. Law enforcement authorities including Police General Paisan Wongwatcharamongkol, the…

  • Crime News

    CSD busts major Thai gambling den, arrests 45 without local police knowledge

    Continuing a crackdown on illegal gambling, a large Hi-Lo gambling den in Warin Chamrap district, Ubon Ratchathani province, was raided on Thursday night, resulting in the arrest of 45 gamblers. Local police were not informed about the operation, which was carried out by 20 officers from the Crime Suppression Division (CSD), headed by Pol. Lt. Col. Phiwat Chitsophon. Following the…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok gambling den bust sees five police officers transferred

    The Metropolitan Police Bureau Division 5 transferred five police officers from the Khlong Tan Police Station to work at the metro police headquarters after 48 gamblers were arrested on Sunday at a gambling den in their area of supervision in Bangkok, Thailand. The officers from the Metropolitan Police Bureau raided a gambling den in Soi Pattanakarn 54 in the Suan…

  • Crime News

    Gambling den security guard says no shoot out occurred

    A security guard robbed during a shoot-out last week at a Samut Prakan gambling den has reported to the police. Wutthipong Khotsaen was wanted for unlawful possession of a weapon and discharging it illegally in a public place. The 28 year old Wutthipong reported to Muang police station, on Monday. The shoot-out came to light when the community Facebook page…

  • Thailand News

    Gamblers allegedly cheated & attacked at casino in Bangkok

    Two gamblers filed complaints to police saying that they were attacked at a casino in Bangkok run by a Chinese man. One of the gamblers reckons Bangkok has more than 100 gambling dens in the city despite gambling being illegal in Thailand, and that police insist there are zero casinos in the city. The founder of the non-profit organisation Saimai…

  • Pattaya News

    Chon Buri Police arrest 30 people in luxury resort gambling raid

    A luxury resort hosting an alleged gambling den was raided by Chon Buri police with 30 suspected gamblers taken into custody. Chon Buri police raided the resort in Takean Tia sub-district of Bang Lamung yesterday afternoon. Police reported confiscating various gambling paraphernalia and cash in the raid. The raid stretched for over 5 hours with the police arriving around 3…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket police raid gambling den in Wichit, arrest 15 people

    In Cape Panwa, Wichit late last night, Phuket police raided and shut down an illegal gambling den and arrested 15 people there. The raid came just after midnight early this morning or late last night as Region 8 Police captured 14 people, all aged between 44 and 58 years old. The police also confiscated hundreds of green cards and orange…

  • Covid-19 News

    12 gamblers arrested in raid on restaurant in central Thailand

    Police have arrested 12 people found eating, drinking, and gambling in a restaurant in the central province of Pathum Thani. Under disease prevention measures, there is currently a ban on in-restaurant dining in a number of provinces in Thailand. According to the Bangkok Post, the authorities raided the restaurant in the Lam Luk Ka district of Pathum Thani late last…

  • Covid-19 News

    Covid lockdown in Pathum Thani district, just north of Bangkok | VIDEO

    Whilst migrant dormitories and parts of the seafood markets in Samut Sakhon remain either in complete lockdown or as restricted areas, and the affected gambling dens in Rayong have magically disappeared, the focus of the current Covid outbreak has now turned to Pathum Thani… just north of Bangkok and probably better known as the province that hosts the Buddhist Dhammakaya…

  • Crime News

    Police arrest alleged gambling den boss in Rayong

    An alleged gambling den boss in Rayong has been arrested in the Muang district of the province this morning. The man, Somchai Chutikidecha, aka Longchu Somchai, allegedly operated a large illegal gambling den, which was thought to be the source of a major Covid-19 outbreak. Police say he was found in a house surrounded by high walls, in Soi Ratsamakhi…

  • Crime News

    Nonthaburi gamblers given jail sentences

    Following a raid on an illegal gambling den in the central province of Nonthaburi, 41 people have been handed jail sentences at Nonthaburi Provincial Court. Somjit Hinkerd and Sorasak Janthamanee were convicted of running a gambling den in the Bang Bua Thong district and sentenced to 3 months and 15 days’ imprisonment. The other gamblers were sentenced to 15 days’…

  • Thailand News

    Former finance minister proposes legalisation of gambling

    With Covid-19 cases linked to some illegal gambling dens, causing a headache for health officials trying to track down elusive gamblers to contain the virus, the former Finance Minister floated the idea to legalise gambling. The former Finance Minister and current leader of the Kla Party, Korn Chaitkavanich, claims legalising gambling will help contain the spread of Covid-19. He also…

  • Crime News

    16 foreigners, 5 Thais arrested in Pattaya for illegal gambling

    Pattaya police have arrested 16 foreigners and 5 Thais for illegal gambling in a Pattaya condo. They raided the Espana Condominium & Resort at 1am yesterday morning, arresting the lawbreakers, after receiving a tip that an illegal gambling casino was being hosted at the condo. Officials found 21 people gambling inside rooms 517 and 518 located on the 5th floor.…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | 305 infections, No happy ending for massages, Phuket quarantine mooted | Jan 7

    Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwon says his recent claim that there are no illegal gambling dens in Bangkok was all a misunderstanding. The nation’s favourite watch collector was forced to backtrack after the public scoffed at his claims. The Minister of Misunderstandings said… “I didn’t mean that gambling dens do not exist. We all know that there are gambling dens, but…

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    Thailand News Today | 10,000 schools closed, 900 new migrant infections, Gambling crackdown | January 6

    • The nationwide Emergency Decree has been extended until the end of February. The decree gives the Thai government the ability to set policies and procedures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 such as restricting travel and setting up road checkpoints. The emergency decree was first declared in April last year and has been extended, month by month, ever since.…

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    PM Prayut Chan-o-cha to form committee to investigate illegal gambling

    PM Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the Thai government to form an investigation committee to crackdown on illegal gambling in response to the outbreak at a Rayong gambling venue. The spike in cases linked to illegal activity has caused problems for health officials who have been trying to track down elusive gamblers to contain the spread of the virus. The prime…

  • Covid-19 News

    CCSA: Illegal gambling is a major factor in the new wave of Covid-19

    Illegal gambling has become even more of a problem as health officials try to track down elusive gamblers after a Covid-19 outbreak at a Rayong gambling den spread to other provinces. Gambling has been a major factor in the new wave of coronavirus infections as many compulsive gamblers tend to frequent various venues and also travel in groups, according to…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | PM reverses lockdown, Southern P.D.A. crackdown, Covid update | Jan 5

    Jett back with today’s Thailand News Today. All the latest news on thethaiger.com 527 new Covid-19 cases were reported in today’s CCSA daily media briefing. Thailand now has 4,504 active coronavirus cases in 55 of Thailand’s 77 provinces. A total of 8,966 people in Thailand have reportedly been infected Covid-19 and 65 people have died since February of last year.…

  • Bangkok News

    No illegal gambling dens are in Bangkok, deputy PM claims

    Following Covid-19 cases linked to illegal gambling dens in Chon Buri and Rayong as well as a nationwide crackdown on gambling, deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan is assuring the public that there are no illegal gambling dens in Bangkok as some worry that the unlawful gatherings could potentially spread the virus. Gambling is illegal and police are “on top of it,”…

  • Covid-19 News

    Rayong police chief transferred over Covid-19 outbreak at alleged gambling den

    Following his claim that there was no illegal gambling den involved in a Covid-19 outbreak in the eastern province of Rayong, provincial police chief Papatdet Katephan has been transferred. The order came from national police chief Suwat Chaengyodsuk, following a cluster of infections linked to an alleged illegal gambling venue. One of the patients has since died. There were bizarre…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | Rayong cluster, Samut Sakhon Gov Covid+, flights ‘quiet’ | Dec 28

    The CCSA has reported 144 new Covid-19 infections today – 115 local infections, 14 migrant workers and 15 quarantined arrivals. The total number of cases in Thailand, since February is 6,285. 2,045 people are currently receiving medical treatment in Thailand for the coronavirus. The local infections are all linked to the cluster in Samut Sakhon 10 days ago. The current…

  • Covid-19 News

    Rayong identifies 49 new local Covid cases today

    Rayong, south of Chon Buri province, has declared 49 new local cases of Covid-19 today, bringing today’s total number of new cases nationwide to 170 for the day. Channa Iamsaeng, the Governor of Rayong province, has told AP that the new cases were recently confirmed by local authorities and have not yet been reported to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation…

  • Bangkok News

    Police chief transferred following raid on Bangkok gambling den

    A police chief in Bangkok has been transferred to a dormant post following a raid on a gambling den in the capital. The Bangkok Post reports that the bust took place at a snooker shop in the Bang Chan area of ​​the capital. 47 people were arrested, with the seizure of 49,300 baht in cash, which was being used for…

  • Crime News

    Online gambling den in Pattaya raided, 19 Chinese arrested

    PHOTO: Daily News Nineteen Chinese on tourist visas have been rounded up during a raid on two rooms at the ‘CC Condo’ in Pattaya early this morning. The gang were running an online gambling operation and, according to police, turning over 2 million Chinese Yuan, about 8 million Thai baht, a month. According to Daily News, the raid was led by local…