A proposal urging local authorities to stamp down on illegal gambling operations is tabled at the regional assembly in Mandalay.
Illegal gambling in Burma is big business. On the streets of Rangoon, the two-digit lottery is the most popular, especially among the city’s poorest. But people who only earn a[…]
Warning follows murder of Irrawaddy man in gambling match after Burmese authorities temporarily lift the ban on betting games
Mar 23, 2009 (DVB), Parents of students studying in Magwe have pointed to the government's failure to punish gambling racketeers as being partly responsible for the rise in gambling addiction[…]
Feb 20, 2009 (DVB), A traditional Burmese boxing competition which promises the highest prize money in the sport's history in Burma is to be held in Rangoon at the end[…]
Dec 22, 2008 (DVB), Residents of eastern Bago division have complained that State Peace and Development Council troops have set up an illegal gambling centre on their base. Residents said[…]
Jun 24, 2008 (DVB), Four local officials in Rangoon’s San Chaung township have been charged under gambling laws after police went to arrest them for aid misappropriation and found them[…]