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Thai gamblers arrested and expelled from Cambodia

Almost two hundred Thai nationals, arrested at two online gambling sites within the casino block of Poipet City, Banteay Meanchey Province on November 19, were sent home to Thailand on the 21st, after talks between officials of the two countries.

NagaCorp’s Phnom Penh exclusivity period extended to 2045

Hong Kong-listed NagaCorp has announced it has entered into an agreement with the government of Cambodia to extend its gaming exclusivity in Phnom Penh...

Donaco wins court ruling in Cambodia

A Cambodian appeals court has ruled in favor of Donaco International, allowing the company to retain ownership of various assets at its Star Vegas...

Chinese police bust $4.3 billion Sihanoukville gambling ring

Police in China’s Jiangxi province have arrested six suspects in connection to a cross-border online gambling ring involving $4.3 billion dollars, Xinhua reports.The suspects...

China agrees to support Sihanoukville development

The Cambodian coastal town of Sihanoukville will be seeing a further involvement from the Chinese, after Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang agreed on Sunday...
Opening of Goddess of Liberty Hotel & Casino

New 5-star casino and hotel opens in Sihanoukville

Goddess of Liberty Hotel & Casino, a new five-star hotel-casino in Sihanoukville officially opened on Wednesday, according to local reports.The opening ceremony was attended...
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Casinos counter Chinese VIP conundrum

There’s no doubt that the integrated resorts springing up across Asia were targeted at China’s VIPs, but with that market in retreat there’s little sign of high rollers from other jurisdictions stepping up to take their place.

Owners of shuttered Jin Ding casino applies for new location

The owners of the Jin Ding casino, which was closed earlier this year for operating without a license and pollution, has applied to build...

Amax to operate four gaming tables at new Sihanoukville casino

Amax International Holdings on Monday announced that it has conditionally agreed to take up a lease of four gaming tables at a newly-opened casino...
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Online ban to hit casino tax revenue

Cambodia’s ban on online gambling is expected to hit government tax revenue next year, the Khmer Times reported, citing minutes from a meeting with Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth.

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SG court upholds arbitration ruling, favoring ex Solaire manager

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Government means business with online ban

Cambodia’s online gaming ban, which came into effect as of Jan. 1st, has triggered mass layoffs and the shutdown of numerous casinos, and is not expected to be lifted due to pressure from the Chinese government.