The government is taking steps to encourage gaming in Thailand. The Thailand Gaming Committee wants to promote tourism by creating jobs in the industry, and at the same time, reduce tax outflow. It has proposed a 30% tax rate on gaming revenue, as well as minimum age requirements, investment formats, and the attraction of international expertise.
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This year’s Thailand เกมส์พนันออนไลน์ใหม่ล่าสุด Expo, co-sponsored by the Tourism Authority of Thailand and Siam Paragon, attracted more than 120,000 visitors. The event featured the latest creations from major game makers as well as local game design and development companies. The Thailand Gaming Expo is an important event for the Thai gaming industry.
The Thailand Gaming scene is growing. The country is home to many international e-sport tournaments. E-sports is recognized as a sport in Thailand, and a large number of universities offer curriculum related to the gaming industry. There is even a national esports team in the works. This is good news for gamers looking for a new challenge.
In the last few years, the Thai gaming industry has been booming. Statistics show that around 41% of Thai adults participate in gaming activities, be it mobile, PC, or console. In fact, in 2019 alone, the industry in Thailand generated over $710 million in revenue. This makes it the second largest gaming industry in ASEAN.