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mardi 30 juillet 2019

Vietnam detains nearly 400 Chinese in online gambling bust

Gambling ring accused of running an online operation worth $435m in a tightly guarded urban area outside Hanoi.

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vendredi 30 novembre 2018

Vietnam jails senior police for running online gambling ring

A Vietnamese court on Friday jailed two senior police officials found guilty of running an underground online gambling ring which raised millions of dollars, state media said.

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mercredi 26 septembre 2018

Vietnam police bust US$26m online gambling ring

Vietnamese police have broken up an online gambling ring worth almost US$26 million (S$35 million) and arrested 10 people along with confiscating guns and cash, officials said on Tuesday (Sept 25), the latest big bust in a country where illicit betting flourishes despite tough laws.

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lundi 12 mars 2018

Vietnam says ex-top police official organized gambling ring

The former chief of Vietnam’s police department for high-tech crimes has been arrested on suspicion of organizing a multimillion-dollar international gambling ring as the ruling Communist Party pushes an unprecedented crackdown on corruption.

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samedi 11 février 2017

How good luck for Vietnam’s gamblers could force Cambodian casinos to fold

As Hanoi legalises gambling by locals at designated casinos, Phnom Penh prepares to take a financial hit from its tax receipts

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samedi 4 février 2017

Vietnam formally legalizes sports betting

Starting late March Vietnamese can bet on horse and greyhound races as well as a select number of soccer matches.

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dimanche 22 janvier 2017

Vietnam to allow some citizens to gamble in three year trial

Vietnam's government will allow some citizens to gamble at select casinos during a three-year trial period, according to a new decree.

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lundi 26 décembre 2016

Vietnam govt confirms trial run for locals’ gambling

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.

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mercredi 3 septembre 2014

Progress seen as Vietnam considers permitting locals to gamble in casinos

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.

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mercredi 13 août 2014

Vietnam all set to lift casino ban for locals

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.

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samedi 15 septembre 2012

Penetrating into the “territory of smugglers” in An Giang

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.

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samedi 18 août 2012

Chinese gamblers hop into Vietnam

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.

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vendredi 17 août 2012

Vietnam gambling addicts driven to extremes

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.

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samedi 3 mars 2012

Casino projects face legal hindrances in Vietnam

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.

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mercredi 28 décembre 2011

Vietnamese officials arrested after gambling billions on chess games

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.

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jeudi 29 juillet 2010

Vietnam cracks down on online games

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.

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mercredi 28 juillet 2010

2 Vietnam murders blamed on World Cup

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.

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samedi 13 juin 2009

Vietnam Finance Academy staff gambling

HANOI — Lecturers and other officials from communist Vietnam's Finance Academy were arrested by police for allegedly gambling on cards, a newspaper reported.

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jeudi 16 avril 2009

Chrétien betting on resort-casino in Vietnam

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.

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mardi 5 août 2008

Vietnam considers legalised sports betting

Vietnam's government is drafting a decree that would legalise betting on horse and dog races, and football to boost government revenues.

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