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Executives of the Government Lottery Office (GLO) have been instructed to look into a public complaint that lottery ticket prices are too high and the gap between the fixed price and the selling price is too wide, Col Winthai Suvari said on Sunday. 

Col Winthai, a National Council for Peace and Order spokesman, was responding to a report that the NCPO had ordered the GLO to impose strict controls on lottery prices.

He said the NCPO had not ordered the GLO to take any specific measures to control lottery prices. Currently, a pair of lottery tickets, priced at 80 baht, are actually sold for between 100 and 110 baht and sometimes higher.

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