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It’s 9 a.m. and the Crown casino in the Cambodian border town of Bavet is booming. Hordes of Vietnamese gamblers cram themselves around card games drinking coffee and chewing on cigarette ends.

While some may have caught some sleep since the night’s session, for others, the 24-hour opening cycle has kept the chips and cards rolling all night.

On the surface this wild-west town 160km from Phnom Penh appears to be thriving and the numbers of Vietnamese strong. 

Gaming operators looking for an easy way to set up a casino and cash-in on the thousands of Vietnamese eager for a flutter, could see its luck change as Cambodia introduces new gaming legislation.



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Will the new supply coming to the Cotai resort district set Macau back on the road to growth and if it does will operators be allocated enough tables to make the new multi-billion dollar resorts profitable?

They are billion-dollar questions with no ready answer as operators and investors adjust to an adverse political climate in China and the chilly “new normal” this has imposed on the world’s largest casino market.

Will the new supply coming to the Cotai resort district set Macau back on the road to growth and if it does will operators be allocated enough tables to make the new multi-billion dollar resorts profitable? They are billion-dollar questions with no ready answer as operators and investors adjust to an adverse political climate in China and the chilly “new normal” this has imposed on the world’s largest casino market.



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Hard Rock International is attempting to boost its attraction to the forthcoming Japanese IR market by drawing attention to its recently launched “Rock Om” program.

Macau’s gaming regulator published a breakdown of Macau GGR for the fourth quarter of 2017 on Tuesday, revealing higher than expected mass performance and decelerated VIP growth in the quarter.

Delta Corp posted more than a 300 percent increase in net profit for the third quarter of FY18, reaching Rs. 44.7 crore (US$7 million), according to the latest figures.

Despite initial claims that "all the works" on a gambling zone in Russia-annexed Crimea would be completed in 2017, there appears to be further foot dragging in the beginning of 2018.

Caesars Entertainment has made a powerful move in its campaign to win an IR license by establishing a three-person “Japan Advisory Committee” filled with heavyweights of the US-Japan alliance.

The second week of January saw stronger GGR numbers, says brokerage firm Bernstein, which has revised up its GGR estimate for the month.

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd is proud to announce the winning of three Hotelier of the Year for 2017 awards at the prestigious BMW Hotelier Awards, an annual award presentation for the hospitality sector.

Revenue of the Philippines’ gaming regulator rose 9 percent to P59.8 billion (US$1.2 billion) in 2017, due in part to improved ties with neighboring countries such as China, said Pagcor chairperson Andrea Domingo.

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