24, Jan, 2017

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.

24, Jan, 2017

There is a chance that Vietnam’s Ho Tram casino may be approved as a location for Vietnamese gambling, say industry experts.

23, Jan, 2017

Vietnam has officially lifted its long-standing ban on gambling, with locals allowed to enter two selected casinos in the country starting mid-March.

23, Jan, 2017

Four South Korean men have been arrested in Thailand for allegedly operating an online gaming operation from a rented house in Pattaya.

19, Jan, 2017

Lottery sales in Southern Vietnam increased 8.1 percent to VND 66.68 trillion ($2.9 billion) in 2016. A total of 856 million lottery tickets were sold via the region’s 21 lottery firms. Combined profit between the firms are estimated to be around VND 8.8 trillion.

19, Jan, 2017

ACDL executive chairman and CEO Michael Kelly has been elected as Vice Chairman of the AmCham Vietnam Board by his fellow governors.

18, Jan, 2017

HK-listed Success Dragon International Holdings Ltd. says it is considering investing in a company engaged in renewable energy.

15, Jan, 2017

Vietnamese locals will be required to meet a certain monthly income level in order to be permitted to gamble at local casinos, according to the latest draft decree.

15, Jan, 2017

Police have busted a VND300 billion (US$13.3 million) online gambling ring in Vietnam, arresting six individuals.

13, Jan, 2017

Thai government efforts to reform its multi-billion dollar state lottery appear to be making little headway, with experts saying some of the fundamental problems are unlikely to be resolved until an online system is introduced.

The military government, under Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, promised to overhaul the lottery to break the power of powerful distribution syndicates, known as the Five Tigers, and bring down ticket prices.

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