Cambodia Firm On Online Gambling Ban, PM Says No Backtracking

Online gambling was banned in Cambodia earlier in the year and by the next year when all the current licenses expire online gambling would be completely outlawed.

While there were speculations floating around that the South East Asian country would make some concessions and will come up with some sort of relaxation for online gambling licenses, Prime Minister Hun Sen put an end to all such wishful thinking.

On Saturday, Prime Minister Sun said that he is firm on his commitment to ban all forms of online gambling in the country. The leader said that online gambling in the country has been more of a burden than an advantage. According to Sun, online gambling has put the country at risk of increased money laundering activities and has also led to increased gambling-related crimes.

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