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Vietnam soccer betting and casino reforms edge closer

  The National Assembly Standing Committee backed draft government regulations for international soccer, horse and dog racing while officials also discussed a trial run for...

Study finds most Thais bet

  Most Thais participate in gambling, according to a study by  Pinij Larpthananon, a researcher at Chulalongkorn University's Social Research Institute. Of 5,042 respondents to...

Nine netted in fish fighting raid

Police arrested nine men and seized 28 Siamese fighting fish and 24 glass jars in a raid on a gambling hall at a construction...

Mass market gains drive 25 percent profit rise for NagaCorp.

NagaCorp Ltd. said casino revenue rose 14.4 percent to $141.8 million in the first half of 2013 from a year earlier as segment profits...

Slot halls face new Vietnamese restrictions

From October 1, casinos and slot halls will only be allowed to be opened within five-star hotels under a new government decree. Many of...

Bitcoin banned in Thailand

  The internet-only currency Bitcoin has been banned in Thailand, making it the first country in the world to make such a move. Reports suggest...

Full house for the Grand-Ho Tram Strip

  Officials report the 541-room The Grand-Ho Tram Strip casino resort is almost entirely sold out for August, likely helped by an opening month promotional...

Donaco to raise stake in Lao Cai casino hotel

  Donaco International Ltd. reached an agreement in principle to raise its stake in the Lao Cai International Hotel to 95 percent from 75 percent...

New Bhutan government to revive India lottery sales

  Tshering Tobgay, the incoming prime minister, said his People’s Democratic Party would revive Bhutan's lottery following its surprise election victory last week on a...

Fired and striking workers return to NagaWorld

  NagaWorld casino staff returned to work after a court declared their two-week strike illegal and ordered them to halt the action. Hundreds of workers...

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