Tag Archives: Bangkok
- ONE CHAMPIONSHIP Holds First Thailand Event In Bangkok On 27 May 2016
March 3, 2016
THE BIGGEST AND FIRST-EVER SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT SHOW IN THAILAND DEJDAMRONG SOR AMNUAYSIRICHOKE HEADLINES ONE: KINGDOM OF CHAMPIONS 27 MAY 2016 AT IMPACT ARENA, MUANG THONG THANI 03 March 2016 – Bangkok, Thailand: The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), proudly announces its inaugural event in Thailand....
- Thailand online gambling bust leads to reassignment of top cops
May 26, 2015
Another batch of expatriate South Koreans has been caught running an online sports betting site targeting their countrymen back home. Over the weekend, police in Thailand arrested seven South Korean men accused of running an illegal online sports betting operation out of two adjoining condominiums in a Bangkok luxury tower....
- Imperial Pacific gets nod to open temporary casino in Saipan; Bangkok casino could become police station?
March 6, 2015
Macau junket investor Imperial Pacific International Holdings Ltd has reached a written agreement with the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, amending its casino license to establish and operate a temporary casino in Garapan, Saipan. The agreement was mentioned in a filing submitted to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, as...
- Thai gamblers wager on license plates, fight back against Bangkok police raid
April 8, 2013
Residents of Thailand love to gamble, so much so that Courts of Justice statistics put gambling third on the list of prosecuted crimes. The courts handled 49,752 gambling cases last year, behind only drug and traffic offences. Convicted gamblers face fines from Bt500 to Bt 5000 (US $17 to $170)...
- Thai millionaire identified by Star Casino; Bangkok gambling establishments reopen; SJM Holdings net profit up
August 8, 2012
A Thai millionaire is the largest of a group of “whales” that owe Melbourne’s Star Casino a multi-million dollar sum. Developer Nattachai Srirungsukpinij has been ordered to hand over $5.5 million to the casino after his cheque bounced last year. He is part of a group that collectively owes around...
- Bangkok police bust SBOBet call center; Vietnam top cop wants legal prostitution
June 16, 2012
This week, Bangkok metropolitan police busted a “call center gang” taking football bets for Asian online sportsbook SBOBet. The Pattaya Daily News said police raided a luxury villa just outside Bangkok, arresting three women, one man, five computers, four laptops, one iPad, nine mobile phones and (presumably) a partridge in...
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March 24, 2017
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September 8, 2017