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Government Lottery Office of Thailand
Address: 359 Nonthaburi Road, Thasai Mueang, Nonthaburi 11000 Thailand
Internet: http://www.glo.or.th
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 Archive for CY2016
July 3, 2016 Finance Ministry Working on Draft Bill for Online Lottery Gaming
June 28, 2016 New Lottery Bill to Introduce Online Lottery and Sales Licenses for Vendors
March 21, 2016 Lottery Office Says Less Lottery Retailers Registered to Book Tickets in Advance
March 19, 2016 Government Lottery Office Considers Plan to License Lottery Vendors
February 18, 2016 Lottery Office Considers Reducing the Number of Tickets for Each Draw
February 18, 2016 Call for the Government to Allocate Tickets to Registered Vendors
February 4, 2016 Government Lottery Office Condemns Vendors Reselling Tickets to Middleman
January 20, 2016 Lottery Vendors Call for Overhaul of Ticket Allocation System


News Archive for CY2015
November 8, 2015) Government to Double Supply of Biweekly Lottery Tickets
November 5, 2015) Lottery Vendors Protest Over Ticket Supply
October 21, 2015 Government Office Declines Contract Ending Monopoly of Lotteries
October 5, 2015 Major Lottery Ticket Wholesalers to be Audited
October 3, 2015 Stricter Limit Imposed for Lottery Purchase by Resellers
September 24, 2015 The Monitoring System and Separation of the Regulator Must be Absolute for Lottery to Move Forward
September 16, 2015 Lottery Office Expected to Print Extra Lottery Tickets for Next Draw
September 2, 2015 Government Lottery Office (GLO) Approves Allocation of an Unlimited Number of Lottery Tickets
August 10, 2015 GLO Announce Two Lottery Draw Changes
July 18, 2015 Lottery Vendors Demand Review of Distribution Quota
June 18, 2015 NRC Opposed to Legalizing Casinos in Thailand
June 18, 2015 Lottery Sales Plummet, but Government keeps Long Term Goal in the Picture
June 15, 2015 Lottery Office to work in Collaboration with Department of Revenue to Probe Tax Returns of Overpriced Vendors
June 15, 2015 Government Lottery Office (GLO) and Petroleum Authority of Thailand (PTT Plc) Sign Agreement for Lottery Ticket Sales
June 5, 2015 Chairman of the State Audit Commission Opposes Discount Rate to Vendors
June 5, 2015 Changes to Three Digit Drawing
June 4, 2015 Officials Urge Players to Boycott Non-Compliant Vendors
(June 3, 2015 PTT Pumps Nationwide to Allocate Space for Disabled Lottery Vendors to Sell Tickets
June 1, 2015 New Pricing of Lottery Tickets to Roll Out from June 16
May 21, 2015 Government to Deploy Team to Monitor Violations of Sale Price
May 11, 2015 Widespread Opposition to Lottery ACT
May 9, 2015) Lottery Ticket Sales will be Suspended is Overpricing Continues
May 6, 2015 Government to Come Down Hard on Vendors Abusing System
May 5, 2015 Labor Union proposes lottery ticket sales at 100 baht apiece
May 3, 2015 New Chairman of the Government Lottery Office Appointed;  Tasked with Restoring the Official Lottery Retail Price
March 25, 2015 Lottery Quotas will Not be Extended to Wholesalers
March 25, 2015 Minister Vows to Cancel Major Distributors and Lower Lottery Ticket Price
March 11, 2015 Plans to Reduce Lottery Ticket Price
March 1, 2015 Lottery Pushes for Online Service


News Archive for CY2014
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 Archive for CY2013
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

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