Thai cabinet endorses casino plan, calls on Ministry of Finance to undertake 30-day feasibility study

Thai cabinet endorses casino plan, calls on Ministry of Finance to undertake 30-day feasibility study

Article brief provided by Inside Asian Gaming
  • Ben Blaschke, Inside Asian Gaming
April 10, 2024 3:15 PM
  • Ben Blaschke, Inside Asian Gaming

The Thai cabinet has endorsed a special House committee report recommending the legalization of integrated resorts with casinos, and given the Ministry of Finance 30 days to conduct an additional feasibility study.

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The Bangkok Post reported Wednesday on this latest step towards casino legislation, coming less than two weeks after the House of Representatives provided its own near unanimous approval of the study.

However, government spokeswoman Kenika Ounjit stated that such a move towards legalized casinos would still require public hearings before any final decision on proceeding was made.