As Hanoi legalises gambling by locals at designated casinos, Phnom Penh prepares to take a financial hit from its tax receipts
Tag - gambling
samedi 11 février 2017
samedi 4 février 2017
Starting late March Vietnamese can bet on horse and greyhound races as well as a select number of soccer matches.
dimanche 22 janvier 2017
Vietnam's government will allow some citizens to gamble at select casinos during a three-year trial period, according to a new decree.
lundi 26 décembre 2016
Vietnam’s government has reportedly confirmed two casino resorts under development – located respectively in the Van Don Special Economic Zone, it the north of the country, and in Phu Quoc Island, in the south – will be allowed to accept bets from Vietnamese gamblers on a trial basis.
mercredi 3 septembre 2014
More Vietnamese experts and high-profile officials are agreeing with a proposal by the Ministry of Finance to allow Vietnamese residents to enter the country’s casinos, which are currently only open to foreigners.
mercredi 13 août 2014
The Ministry of Finance has completed a controversial draft decree that could open casinos to Vietnamese gamblers and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will have the final say on it.
samedi 15 septembre 2012
Smuggled goods blatantly transported on the waterway and land accesses is a challenge over the past years to the authorities in border areas of Cambodia and Vietnam.
samedi 18 août 2012
Hundreds of Chinese visitors cross the Red River from Yunnan into Vietnam every day to gamble at an exclusively Chinese casino. Due to the complicated and restrictive nature of one-day visas, they simply pay a modest fee to cross without a visa.
vendredi 17 août 2012
Hanoi - Drowning in debt and hunted by his bookmaker, a Vietnamese man dug a cave beneath his kitchen and hid there for two months, showing the desperate lengths illegal gambling addicts will go to in the communist nation.
samedi 3 mars 2012
While confirming that the establishment of casinos is necessary for the development of world-class tourism centers in Vietnam, a top official from the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry said this activity should be watched closely by administrative authorities.
mercredi 28 décembre 2011
Two transport officials in southern Vietnam who were caught gambling billions of dong on Chinese chess games have been suspended from their posts and taken into for two months pending investigations.
jeudi 29 juillet 2010
Hanoi - Vietnam's information ministry has ordered local authorities and agencies to take measures to tackle the harmful effects of online games, officials said Thursday.
mercredi 28 juillet 2010
A World Cup gambling debt and a disgruntled wife upset that her husband came home late from watching football have been blamed for two murders in Vietnam, reports said Tuesday.
samedi 13 juin 2009
HANOI — Lecturers and other officials from communist Vietnam's Finance Academy were arrested by police for allegedly gambling on cards, a newspaper reported.
jeudi 16 avril 2009
As Stephen Harper tries to strengthen ties with China, Jean Chrétien is part of a team wagering on a resort and casino project in another region in Asia.