RANONG (Kom Chad Luek): Fugitive land official Bunchoo Limraksasin was arrested yesterday evening in Ranong province after returning from the Andaman Club hotel and casino on Koh Son, Burma, where, police said, he had been hiding since last Friday.Bunchoo is the second wanted land official to be caught, following the arrest of Uru Thipthep on July 13.
They arrive back on Thai soil to declare millions in casino winnings, with a receipt, and deposit legally in Thai banks,. The average visitor need not hear of Ranong's many sordid tales.. Ranong is a major fishing port, with trawlers that ravage the seas in the nearby Mergui Archipelago bring their catches here. Boats culling the seas off Bangladesh and India and Sri Lanka also use this as a.
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Visiting the Casino at Ranong and Doing a Visa Run. So some background story :) When Uncle Seng told me to skip Ranong I was hesitant because it was one of the few routes on the map where I could tell it would be a nice ride and also a road where it is less traveled. The only people that will used these road were those going to Ranong. Unlike other major artery roads this was like purely for.
The Andaman Club is a hotel and casino on a Burmese island not far from Kawthaung. Gambling is illegal in Thailand, mostly because many Thais enjoy gambling too much. Casinos are therefore a common feature at Thailand's borders. The appeal of the Andaman Club for visa runners is it has its own boat pier with immigration office and will also take care of all the passport stamping at the Myanmar.
There is huge disparity - kids begging alongside the brand new luxury cars parked up at the Casino. We were also besieged by people trying to scam our money off us - twas ever thus at border towns and we didn't stick around for long! With 15 more days on our visa we camped at our beach spot for one more night and headed off first thing the next day for the island of Ko Chang. This is named.
The Andaman Club Pier is situated 6 km to the north of Ranong city. Here larger boats with aircon depart to the casino island belonging to Myanmar. This pier has also an immigration office for performing the formalities for the most convenient visa run. 8 km further to the north the new Ranong Port was constructed for commercial use.
Drive to Ranong and then pay a taxi to show you the way. Cost 100 baht. Reserving a room at the Andaman Club Casino: We made a reservation by phone ( this saves about 300 baht per night ). You must arrive at the ferry before 5pm to catch their last sailing. The cost is 500 baht for the ticket. This also covers your visa stamp fee.