Study finds most Thais bet


Most Thais participate in gambling, according to a study by  Pinij Larpthananon, a researcher at Chulalongkorn University’s Social Research Institute. Of 5,042 respondents to the researcher’s survey, 64.2 percent said they had gambled in the past year, with the underground lottery the most popular form of gambling, followed by the legal lottery, illegal gambling dens, soccer betting and betting on local sports.