Nepal’s casino industry is forecast to bounce back in 2016 after a devastating earthquake last year and an unofficial border blockade imposed by India. According to Union Gaming Analytics the Indian market could have the potential for US$4B in gaming revenue and Nepal casino insiders say operators are perfectly positioned to attract those players.
Cambodia’s coastal town of Sihanoukville, a sleepy place popular among backpackers and expats looking to escape the frenetic pace of the capital, has long been a gateway to some of Cambodia’s most prized beaches.
A long-awaited bill to overhaul Vietnam’s casino legislation is expected to be published in the first half of 2015, with the new draft expected to relax some of the conditions contained in earlier versions that analysts warned had risked deterring foreign investors.
Genting Malaysia, the country’s only casino operator, is expected to start seeing the fruits of its RM 5 billion revamp this year, though weak domestic consumption and falling tourism numbers may hold back growth.