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Government Lottery Office of Thailand
Address: 359 Nonthaburi Road, Thasai Mueang, Nonthaburi 11000 Thailand
Phone: +66 2528 8888
Fax: +66 2528 8408
Population: 60 million
CEO: Major General Chalongrat Nakartit
Year Lottery Founded: 1974
Sales FY 2006: 91.8 billion baht
Prize Return: 60%
On-line Vendor: N/A
Instant Ticket Vendor: N/A
ITVMs None
Games Offered: Thai Lottery (Traditional Passive Lottery)

Background Information

Thailand occupies the western half of the Indochinese peninsula and the northern two-thirds of the Malay Peninsula in southeast Asia. Its neighbors are Burma (Myanmar) on the north and west, Laos on the north and northeast, Cambodia on the east, and Malaysia on the south. Thailand is about the size of France.

News 2015

News 2014
October 16, 2014 GLO Board Chairman Says Efforts to Control Lottery Price Failed
August 18, 2014 GLO Nominates New Lottery Chief
July 18, 2014 National Council Sets Lower Price for Lottery Tickets
July 18, 2014 Angry Lotto Vendors Defy Relocation Order
July 7, 2014 Existing Lottery Contracts May not be Renewed
July 3, 2014 Network Seeks Investigation of lottery Fund Dispersement
July 3, 2014 Vendors Call for a Fair Share of Profit
June 30, 2014 Activists Calls on Lottery Executives to Resign
June 25, 2014 Insurance Needed for Lottery Ticket Deliveries
June 24, 2014 Reward Offered for Return of Lottery Tickets
June 20, 2014 Lottery Tickets Lost in Transit
June 20, 2014 GLO to Launch Inquiry Into Overpriced Lottery Tickets
June 17, 2014 Board Invites Wholesalers and Agents to Discuss Measures to Control Ticket Overpricing
June 13, 2014 Authorities Monitor and Block Websites in Illegal Sports Betting
June 13, 2014 Government Requests Corrective Measures on Lottery Ticket Pricing
May 13, 2014 Lottery Office Looks to Issuing Scratch Tickets
March 28, 2014 Government Lottery Office to Purchase New Drawing Equipment to Dispel Rigging Allegations

News 2013
March 17, 2014 Lottery Dismisses Further Claims that Draws are Compromised
September 4, 2013 Lottery Donates to Rebuild Infrastructure after Flash Floods
July 16, 2013 Lotto Vendor Registration Reaches its Peak
June 14, 2013 Calls for Lottery Draws to be Automated
March 21, 2013 Bill to Amend Lottery Law Would Make the Lottery Vulnerable to Corruption: Academics
March 14, 2013 Incumbent Lottery Operator Intends to Keep Contract
March 12, 2013 Government Lottery Employee Found Guilty of Fraud
March 3, 2013 Korean Giant Likely to Win Online Lottery Contract
February 27, 2013 Poll: Public Perception of Thailand’s Lottery is One of Mistrust
February 19, 2013 Bangkok Election Commission Asked to Investigate Lottery Draw
February 15, 2013 Government Stages Public Lottery Draw to Dispel Rumors of Rigging
February 3, 2013 Lottery Players Make Bizarre Accusations Concerning Lottery Drawings
January 29, 2013 Centre for Gambling Studies Advocates New Legislation

News 2012
November 12, 2012 Thais Divided on the Benefits of Lottery Ticket Machines
October 29, 2012 Online Lottery to Face Further Delays
October 17, 2012 Lottery-Vending Machines Opposed
October 18, 2012 Special Investigation Unit Freeze Assets of Cambodian Online Gambling Websites
October 17, 2012 GLO Board Defers Approval of 2 and 3-digit Lotteries
October 15, 2012 Government Savings Bank Lottery Programme Tickles the Inner Gambling Streak of Consumers
October 9, 2012 Cabinet Approves Online Lottery Guidelines
August 20, 2012 GLO to Have Online Lottery Up by the End of 2012
August 9, 2012 Online Lotteries to be Put on Hold Pending Government Approval
August 2, 2012 Department of Special Investigation To Indict 15 For B25bn Lottery Scam
July 3, 2012 GLO to Proceed with Online Lottery Project Ahead of AEC
June 25, 2012 Police Chief Subject to Probe of Alleged Obstruction Into Raid on Gambling Den
June 19, 2012 New Lottery Chief Approved By Cabinet
May 4, 2012 Lottery Mulls Regional Ticket Sales
April 21, 2012 Government Lottery Office Union Comes Out in Support of Sacked Director
April 11, 2012 GLO Board Passes Resolution to Remove Lottery Office Chief
March 16, 2012 Government to Revive On-Line Lotto Project
February 6, 2012 Call For Lottery Office To Restructure Its Ticket Distribution System
January 23, 2012 Calls for the Government to Delay Passage of Its Gambling Bill

News 2011
December 11, 2011 Lottery Office Bomb Linked to Three Others in Last Four Years
October 10, 2011 Government Lottery Office's Casino Proposal Under Fire
September 30, 2011 Prime Minister Downplays the Idea of Legalizing Gambling Casinos
September 27, 2011 Lottery Inquiry Due To Finish Next Week
Sept 9, 2011 Cabinet Appoints Three New Government Lottery Office Board Members
August 11, 2011 Lottery Office Makes Significant Contribution To Government Revenue
August 7, 2011 Department of Special Investigation Plans to Freeze Assets in Alleged Lottery Pyramid Scheme
July 7, 2011 Lottery Likely To Finance New Government's Populist Policies; Online Lottery Could be Revived Immediately
May 10, 2011 Lottery Does Its Part to Contribute to Surplus
May 3, 2011 PM Gives GLO Green Light to Implement Long-Awaited Online Lottery
April 23, 2011 After Two and a Half Years the Issue of the 2-3 Digit Online Lottery Still Remains Unresolved
Jan 3, 2011 Lottery-Based Gambling Rampant Among Itinerant Filipino Workers


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