23, May, 2017

Seven Vietnamese nationals have been charged for illegally detaining 13 gamblers who owed them money, says a report from the Military police in Cambodia’s Svay Rieng province.

23, May, 2017

Mohaleap Lotto, a subsidiary of Cambodia’s Royal Group officially entered Cambodia’s lottery market this month.

18, May, 2017

Cambodia’s long-awaited gambling legislation is likely to be published mid-year and could herald the start of a dramatic shake out of the country’s 65 casinos.

A draft copy of the bill was circulated for industry feedback in December. It is expected to set out a new system of taxation, as well as formalizing a system for licensing; regulation of junkets; accounting and reporting procedures; greater disclosures and anti money laundering rules.

16, May, 2017

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc reportedly met with his advisors on Tuesday about potentially allowing locals to enter the casino at Grand Ho Tram.

12, May, 2017

Low-cost carrier AirAsia has announced the launch of a new route between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and the Cambodian coastal city of Sihanoukville, with the first flights to start in August.

10, May, 2017

Police in Cambodia’s Preah Sihanouk province arrested 20 Chinese suspects believed to be running an illegal online gaming business.

10, May, 2017

Thailand would be a major draw for foreign investors were it to legalize its casino industry and would likely provide significant competition for other regional jurisdictions, according to panelists at the recent ASEAN Gaming Summit.

10, May, 2017

Cambodia’s long-awaited gambling legislation is likely to be published mid-year and could herald the start of a dramatic shake out of the country’s 65 casinos.

10, May, 2017

Vietnam’s new gaming regulation is seen as a game changer for the industry that will propel the country into the top five gambling jurisdictions in Asia within the next five years, according to regional experts.

02, May, 2017

Donaco International Ltd has signed a three year deal with Kings Consulting Limited, owner of Poker King Club, to stage international poker tournaments at the Star Vegas.

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