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Vietnam removes 142 illegal games from app stores

Around 142 illegal games have been removed from the Vietnamese Apple and Google App stores for violating the country’s regulations, local media reports.  According to...

Apple removes gambling apps in China/Vietnam

Apple said the majority of requests to remove apps from its store in the period from July to December last year came from China and related to gambling or pornography.

Indochina’s winners and losers

Over the past 20 years, parts of Indochina have become a hotbed for casino gaming. Yet while this corner of Southeast Asia can be a challenging environment and not a guaranteed license to print money, certain casino operators have struck gold there. Arguably two of the region’s biggest winners are Crown International Club in Danang, Vietnam and NagaWorld in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Macau’s VIPs spread their wings

Macau’s reputation as the go-to destination for casino VIPs is under threat as facilities improve in other regional destinations that offer lower tax rates and better junket margins.

Paul Arbuckle joins Donaco International as CEO

Former Star Entertainment Group COO Paul Arbuckle has been named as the new chief executive of Donaco International, effective Wednesday. Mr. Arbuckle was most...

Content and innovation key to success in Asia’s online slots market

It wouldn’t be fair to say that anyone enquiring about the Asian gaming scene faces a wall of silence when it comes to the specifics of the market but there is an element of the-first-rule-of-fight-club about it all.

Suncity to manage Hoiana casino and F&B facilities

Suncity Group has inked the deal to provide management and consultancy services to the owners of the $4 billion Hoiana Integrated Resort, which is...

Hoiana center of Suncity expansion plans in Southeast Asia

A representative of SunCity Group says that its Hoiana IR project forms the center of the group’s expansion plans for Southeast Asia, according to...

Training ground – how casinos are promoting from within

For operators in Asia, it has become easier to promote from within, rather than look further afield.

Can Corona lure in the locals?

On first glance, the island of Phu Quoc, with a population of just 100,000, would appear to be an unusual destination for arguably Vietnam’s most significant casino development to date.

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