Cambodia

Cambodia’s main casino resorts continue to benefit from rising growth in tourism and are planning new marketing initiatives and attractions to appeal to the expanding mass market.

Vietnam’s move to allow locals to gamble should not have a significant impact on casinos in Cambodia, says Ros Phirun, deputy director-general of the Finance Ministry of Cambodia.

For 2017 and beyond, I think we will likely see accelerated casino resort development in Southeast Asia, especially Vietnam and Cambodia.

In 2017 I think we will continue to see the larger players in Macau flex their muscles internationally looking for ROIC no longer available in Macau.

Gaming supplier Entertainment Gaming Asia (EGT) has sold its remaining gaming assets in Cambodia in an effort to streamline its business operations.

Malaysia-listed MQ Technology has denied reports that it is in talks with Cambodia’s largest casino operator, NagaCorp, over plans to develop and manage a theme park in the Kingdom.

To coin a popular phrase, 2016 really has been a year of two halves in the Asian gaming industry. To continue with the cliches, it’s also fair to say there have been a few curved balls along the route.

To coin a popular phrase, 2016 really has been a year of two halves in the Asian gaming industry. To continue with the cliches, it’s also fair to say there have been a few curved balls along the route. Industry experts gave us their views of the year just passed, with the good, the bad and the ugly.



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MQ Technology Bhd, a Malaysian investment holding company is reportedly in discussions with Cambodian Resorts and Entertainment Co Ltd (CRE) to develop a $30 million gaming resort and theme park in Southeast Cambodia.

The Cambodian government has been working on measures to control and manage online gambling, said an official at the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

Donaco International says it will be focusing on further reducing debt, consider “additional capital management initiatives” and further opportunities to grow its business over the next year.

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