Thai gambling opponents find new cause ‘ban the claw machine’

Anti-gambling activists have had a tremendous amount of success in the past few years in getting governments to clamp down on gambling operators. In the UK, the maximum stakes on fixed-odds betting terminals have been cut 98 percent; in Spain, operators can only advertise between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m., but these were just the…

Irish Social Media Star Convicted of Promoting Gambling in Thailand

When the Thai government wanted to make a point about how serious it is about enforcing anti-gambling laws recently, it looked for some high-profile names to make an example of. In doing so, they ran across a less-than-nefarious group of criminals known as the Net Pretties. The Net Pretties are, however, hardly anyone's idea of…