Cambodia is expected to introduce its long-awaited casino regulation in September, which may attract further investment to one of Asia’s most vibrant markets. The government is planning to hold a regulatory seminar, bringing together officials and industry executives and is expected to introduce the updated rules. Under the new legislation, casinos will likely face a […]
The biggest ever clean-up of Kep’s Angkol Beach took place last month, masterminded by the management of nearby Ha Tien Vegas Entertainment Resort. At least 220 volunteers, representing 40 percent of the casino’s workforce, spending October 29 gathering 10 tons of rubbish from the 1km stretch of Kep’s coastline. More than 700 bags of trash […]
With an increasing number of casinos emerging throughout Asia, the industry is becoming a popular career choice for ambitious individuals from across the region.
Technology is advancing at a breakneck pace, opening a world of opportunities, though when it comes to game design and convergence between the land-based and online sectors, customer preferences in Asia are slow to change. This was a key takeaway from panels at the ASEAN Gaming Summit held in Manila last week, which this year focused on disruptive technologies, innovation and the convergence between the online and offline sector. Although much is made of the need to the attract the millennial audience, whose adoption of new technologies and social gaming is fast and well documented, they are still a long way from being a driving force in the industry.
Cambodia’s long-awaited gambling legislation is likely to be published mid-year and could herald the start of a dramatic shake out of the country’s 65 casinos. Higher tax rates and investment levels may trigger consolidation.