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Betting on local gambling

Vietnam’s steadily expanding gaming industry is seen as having among the best potential in Asia, with a pilot scheme allowing locals to gamble for the first time expected to spur further interest from international investors.

Corona Casino to open Saturday, to admit locals

The Corona Casino in Phu Quoc island is scheduled to open for business on Saturday becoming the first in Vietnam to admit locals onto the floor under a three-year pilot scheme.

Upffinnity Gaming Management

A Netherlands-based firm, which in 2017 signed a contract to manage the Corona Casino on Phu Quoc island in Vietnam. It will be the...

Galaxy investigates unlawful use of brand by Vietnamese resort

Hong Kong-listed Galaxy Entertainment Group says it is currently investigating the unlawful use of its brand and name by a new Vietnamese resort in...

Van Don IR completion slated for 2022: reports

A $2 billion integrated resort planned for Quang Ninh province on Vietnam’s northern coast is expected to begin its first phase of construction in the first quarter of 2019 and be fully completed by 2022, according to local news reports.

22 Chinese detained for organizing gambling in Vietnam

More than 20 Chinese nationals have been arrested in Vietnam’s southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau for organizing illegal gambling, local media reports. More...

2018 in review – Sportsbetting, IndoChina and Japan

There’s never a dull moment when it comes to gaming in Asia and 2018 produced its fair share of surprises, many of them provided by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is keeping the gaming industry on its toes.

Two police chiefs jailed in $420m gambling ring

Vietnam’s former national police chief Phan Van Vinh and former head of hi-tech crimes police department Nguyen Thanh Hoa were sentenced to nine and...

Vingroup given green light for Phu Quoc casino

The Vietnamese government has approved the development of a locals-permitted casino on the nation’s largest island of Phu Quoc, VNExpress reports. The casino will form...

SEA internet economy to reach $240 bln by 2025

The Southeast Asia internet economy is set to reach over $240 billion by 2025, driven by a highly engaged internet user base, according to...

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