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Government Lottery Office of Thailand (GLO)
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: 1939
Employees: 1,069
Points of Sale (POS): 103,329
Sales FY 2016: 104.4 billion baht
Prize Return: 60%
On-line Vendor: N/A
Instant Ticket Vendor: N/A
ITVMs None
Games Offered: Thai Lottery (Traditional Passive Draw Based 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 CY2019
August 12, 2019 Three State Banks Are Raising Funds with Savings Certificates Linked to Lottery Schemes
August 2, 2019 Government Lottery Office Decision to Launch a New Game Based on Zodiac Images Criticised
June 27, 2019 Government Needs More Than Luck with New Lottery Plan
June 25, 2019 Government Lottery Office Board Still Undecided on Format of New Lottery Schemes
June 25, 2019 Government Lottery Office Establishes Panel to Reform Lottery; Team Given 30 Days to Work on Proposal
June 24, 2019 Government Lottery Office Board to Consider Two and Three-Digit Lotto Plans
June 21, 2019 State-Owned Bank’s Savings Lottery Proves A Winner
May 11, 2019 New Chairman of the Government Lottery Office Board Appointed
May 5, 2019 State-Owned Agriculture Bank Schedules B120 Billion in New Savings Lotteries
April 28, 2019 Thais Love Their National Lottery; 47% of Thai Families Played Lottery and Lotto in 2018, Up from 11% Eight Years Earlier
January 24, 2019 Government Lottery Office to Trial Issuing Sets of Two Same-Number Tickets to Combat Price Gouging
January 11, 2019 Draft Lottery-Ticket Bill Makes it to National Legislative Assembly Despite Concerns

News Archive for CY2018
December 20, 2018 Court Accepts B30m Lottery Tickets Dispute Lawsuit
August 15, 2018 Government Lottery Office Smashes Revenue Target
July 26, 2018 Online Lottery System Would Put Close to 200,000 Lottery Ticket Sellers Out of Work
June 28, 2018 Lottery Office Ordered to Pay 945 Million Baht for the Scrapping of Online Lottery Betting
May 8, 2018 Lottery Office to Supply Bundled Lotto Tickets in a Bid to Tackle Inflated Ticket Prices
April 23, 2018 Lotto Winnings Stamp Duty Rises
April 19, 2018 Cabinet Approves Proposed Amendment to Enable Online Lotto Sales
February 16, 2018 Lottery Jackpot Focus Switches to Kanchanaburi Police
February 12, 2018 Court Holds Pre-Trial Hearing of 30-Million Baht Lottery Controversy
January 31, 2018 Disputed B30m Lottery Prize Awarded to Teacher
January 20, 2018 Forensic Tests Conducted to Prove Ownership of 30 Million Baht Lottery Ticket

News Archive for CY2017
December 15, 2017 Forensic Tests Underway to Resolve Bt30 Million Lottery Dispute
December 10, 2017 The Government Lottery Office is Set to Issue New Lottery Sets in which...
December 10, 2017 Complaint to be Filed Over Bt30m Lottery Payout
November 19, 2017 Lottery Office Takes Steps to Stop Overpricing of Lottery Tickets
October 2, 2017 Lottery Seller Detects Fake Tickets Using QR Code App
October 2, 2017 Government Lottery Office Metes Out Short-Term Measure to Tackle Lottery Overpricing
September 10, 2017 Proposed Amendment to National Lottery Law Has Sparked Criticism from Anti-Gambling Advocates
September 3, 2017 GLO Warns Anyone Who Tries to Tamper with Lottery Tickets Could Face Criminal Charges
August 2, 2017 Government Lottery Office (GLO) Investigating Suspected Abuse of Lottery Distribution Quotas
July 19, 2017 Government Lottery Office Probes Record Lottery Win
July 16, 2017 BAAC to Issue Savings Lottery Units
July 16, 2017 Government Lottery Office Unveils New Scheme That Could See One Lucky Lottery Player Take Home Huge B600m Jackpot
July 16, 2017 Fine-Tuning of Lotto Legislation Would Allow Jackpot Rollover
April 24, 2017 GLO Says it Has Never Allocated Any Special Quota of Lottery Tickets to Accused Academic
February 15, 2017 GLO Warns Fake Lottery Tickets in Circulation

News Archive for CY2016
November 15, 2016 Lottery Vendors Caught Overcharging
November 8, 2016 GLO Officials Introduce Measures to Monitor Lottery Sales
October 20, 2016 Lottery Vendors Camp Overnight to Purchase Tickets
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


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