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Vietnam passes bill to allow betting on approved sports events

The Vietnamese government has passed a new law that allows locals to bet on government-approved sports events, local media reports. Named the Law on...

Interblock enhances its presence at New World Hotel, HCMC

Luxury gaming manufacturer and electronic table game (ETG) supplier Interblock has announced the placement of its Diamond Virtual Baccarat with seven seats and Diamond...

MGM offers reward for info on guest murder

Executives at MGM Resorts’ Circus-Circus property on the Las Vegas Strip are offering a $10,000 reward for information that may lead to the identification and arrest of whoever murdered two Vietnamese guests at the hotel.

Public opposes SEZ land-lease proposal

Vietnam’s proposal for three special economic zones (SEZs) continues to spark debate in the ongoing National Assembly (NA) sitting, with the proposal for investors...

Laguna Lang Co gets casino license, expects 2022 opening

The Laguna Lăng Cô integrated resort is expected to open its new casino in 2022, after receiving the country’s first casino license in ten...

Three SEZs too many for Vietnam, conference told

Vietnam should not try to build three special economic zones (SEZs) at once, but should hold a test run of one first, a leading lawyer and delegate to a National Assembly conference said.

Vietnam mulls cutting casino tax incentives

Vietnam is considering a proposal to cut tax incentives give to casino and other gaming ventures in the country’s special economic zones (SEZs), local media reports.

Suncity forms Japan consortium, eyes local gaming in Vietnam

Suncity Group, Macau’s leading junket operator, has formed a consortium in Japan to study a potential license bid there, executive director Andrew Ho said in an interview.

Century Casinos reported drop in net earnings in 18Q1

International casino operator, Century Casinos, which recently acquired a stake in a Vietnamese-Chinese border casino, reported a drop in net earnings in the first...

Steve Wolstenholme joins Vietnam IR

Steve Wolstenholme, president and managing director of Okada Manila, has been appointed as chief operating officer of the Hoi An South project in Vietnam,...

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