Officials continue clamping down online and arcade gambling licensed casinos.
Closure of 56 casinos in Preah Sihanouk province leaves more than 7,000 people unemployed.
Ministry reports that none had been found to be illegally operating online gambling.
Finance Ministry reveals some casinos have abruptly closed ahead of inspections.
The Finance Ministry reveals a drop in the number of licensed casinos.
Tax revenue to likely decrease due to the ban on online gambling: Finance Minister.
The government insists casinos as part of “integrated resorts” will create jobs and attract tourists. Opponents say they will encourage gambling addiction and strengthen underworld gangs.
Macau casinos post 12 months of gains thanks to tourism and a resurgence of high rollers, after plunge during corruption crackdown.
A credit officer with a microfinance company told Phnom Penh Municipal Court he had stolen more than $8,000 from his company.