The year ahead - Augustine Vinh

By 2018, the country will see a total of 6 integrated resorts, 50 hotel electronic gaming lounges, and 7 small casinos for foreign tourists, and gaming rooms at departure level of the country’s 7 international airports. In addition, a new sports betting decree is expected to come out sometime in the first half of 2017.

Note from Augustine Ha Ton Vinh, president and CEO of Stellar Management.

Other notes from: 

Andrew Klebanow, Global Market Advisors

Ben Lee, managing partner of IGamiX Management & Consulting

David Green, CEO of Newpage Consulting

Ebbe Groes, CEO of EveryMatrix

Harmen Brenninkmeijer, managing partner at Dynamic Partners

Jay Sayta, founder of Glaws.com

Michael Zhu, vice president, operations, planning, analysis of Innovation Group

Mike Santangelo

Sam Sheng, director of Double Square Consulting

Steve Gallaway, Global Market Advisors

Sudhir Kale, CEO of GamePlan Consulting

Tim Shepherd, co-founder and president of business development at Silver Heritage Group

More news from this jurisdiction

VietnamSunday, Jan 15, 2017

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

VietnamThursday, Jan 12, 2017

Success Dragon has terminated its agreement with One Opera Hotel, and said it will revise its cooperation with Le Meridien Hotel after experiencing ‘unexpected difficulties in obtaining requisite business certificates’.

VietnamSunday, Jan 08, 2017

Gaming machines in Vietnam, currently used in facilities for foreigners, will soon be required to meet more stringent conditions.

VietnamThursday, Jan 05, 2017

Traditional lottery operators in Vietnam have officially raised their top prizes in an effort to compete with the emerging American-style jackpot.

Japan, Vietnam, South KoreaThursday, Jan 05, 2017

Predictions for the 2017 Asian Gaming market could be precarious, but I speculate we will begin to see disruptive technologies migrate to the mainstream.

Vietnam, CambodiaThursday, Jan 05, 2017

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

VietnamWednesday, Jan 04, 2017

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to temporarily suspend a draft decree allowing slot machines at Vietnam’s international airports, local media reports.