Changes to the Lottery SystemLottery vendors think that the new lottery counting system will not attract more buyers.
Pattaya – July 16,2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha had announced a plan to include prize that will include the first 3 front lottery digits and not the last 3 digits.
It is speculated that counting the 3 front digits will solve the problem on unsalable lottery that will benefit lottery players in the future. The new counting system will start on the first of September 2015.
From interviewing a lottery vendor at Raivanasin market a vendor
said that after selling each ticket for 80 baht each was ok but Gen. Prayuth Cahn-ocha’s policy on curbing over-priced lottery tickets increased more buyers but it also had decrease income because the lottery price from brokers already high. Also, the new counting system will not attract more buyers because of the new counting system for the first 3 digits.