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Winning décor 

Bill Friedman’s book, ‘Designing Casinos to Dominate the Competition,’ used to be the final word in casino design in the early 2000s, with a dominating principle that the gambling equipment as decor beats “impressive and memorable decorations.”

Donaco to appeal Cambodian arbitration court decision

Donaco International has filed an appeal against a decision made by a Cambodian arbitration court, which ruled in favor of the three Thai vendors...
Sihanoukville

Cambodia stops issuing online gambling licenses

Cambodia will no longer issue licenses to online gambling businesses, and all existing licenses will not be renewed when they are expired, the Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said in a directive on Sunday, Xinhua reports.
Cambodia, Star Vegas

Donaco announces delays in arbitration case

Donaco International has announced a further delay in its legal battle to secure compensation from the former owners of its Cambodian resort, Star Vegas.

Vietnam busts $69m illegal gambling ring

Vietnamese police have arrested 13 people in connection with a VND1.6 trillion ($69 million) illegal gambling ring, VN Express reports.  Six people would be charged...
Myanmar

Greater China investors eye Myanmar

Casino investors from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau have made enquiries about operating in Myanmar after the government passed new regulations in May.

U Thant Sin Lwin

Acting Director General of Myanmar's Directorate of Investment and Company Administration.

World Poker Tour heads to NagaWorld

The World Poker Tour today announced a collaboration with NagaWorld to host WPT Cambodia from November 16-25, 2019.  This monumental event is the first World...
Bangkok, Thailand

Operators eye Thai potential

Thailand’s ongoing ban on all forms of gambling is proving a gold mine for casinos elsewhere in the region, with a growing number taking steps to specifically target the Thai VIP base. 
Vietnam Ha Long Bay

Navigating Indochina’s investment risk

Indochina’s casino markets continue to present robust growth, providing significant investment opportunities for operators with a strong appetite for risk, but they are also likely to need deep pockets as established capital markets are wary of these grey jurisdictions.

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Korea, Paradise City

Paradise Q2 loss widens

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