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Vietnam – Donaco generates positive EBITDA for three consecutive months

Vietnamese and Cambodian operator Donaco International, generated positive EBITDA in each of the final three months of the half year, with Aristo and Star Vegas reopening and operating on a limited basis, as the Vietnam/China and Cambodia/Thailand borders remain closed. Donaco posted a positive group EBITDA of A$0.2m for 1H FY21, with the final three…

Vietnam – Donaco reports positive EBITDA at Star Vegas and Aristo

Since the reopening of the Star Vegas Resort and Club in Cambodia in late September, and the Aristo International Hotel in Vietnam, Donaco International has seen two months of positive EBITDA for October and November, of US$0.54m and USD$0.8m respectively for the overall group. The growing trend has continued into December and the Company is…

Cambodia – Donaco kick-starts limited reopening of Star Vegas in Cambodia

Donaco International has confirmed the limited reopening of DNA Star Vegas in Poipet, Cambodia, from Friday, 25 September 2020. Star Vegas has been shut since the start of since April. Permission to reopen was given on July 3 pending individual approvals from the Ministry of Health, but Donaco has delayed reopening due to the fact…

Cambodia – Star Vegas impairment charge leaves Donaco at a loss

Donaco International, an Australia-listed Asia casino operator, suffered a loss after tax of US$133m for the year ending June 30 due to an ongoing legal dispute with its Star Vegas casino in Cambodia. Group revenue was down to $86.3m with Star Vegas impacted by competition from the nearby Winsor, Paramax and the new Galaxy casinos…

Cambodia – Donaco rebuilding Star Vegas’ revenues

Donaco International has said that its Star Vegas business in Cambodia continues to rebuild, recovering from the ‘damaging effect of the Thai vendor’s breaches of contract and the resulting illegal competition in the Poipet area.’ Management has been successful in signing up a number of new VIP junkets to replace those that left the property…

Cambodia – Strong Q2 from Star World sees Donaco’s profit match last year’s

Donaco International has generated net profit after tax (NPAT) of A$54.6m for its full year to June 30 2017, exactly the same amount as in 2016, with strong second half recovery at Star Vegas, one of its casino operations in Poipet Cambodia. Donaco CEO Mr Joey Lim said: “FY17 was a busy year for Donaco,…

Cambodia – Donaco looking to expand Star Vegas following 16 per cent growth

Donaco International, operator of the Aristo International Hotel in Vietnam and the Star Vegas Resort in Cambodia, has seen its net profit reach A$77.2m (US$58.2m) for the year to June 30, turning around a loss of A$9m the year before. Revenue, which came in at A$143.4m, was boosted by the A$360m acquisition of Star Vegas…

Vietnam – Donaco keen to boost casino with airport investment

Donaco International wants to invest in the development of Lao Cai airport in Vietnam’s province of Lao Cai. The airport would welcome international flights from Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, China and Laos, providing a huge boost to tourism and gaming. Joey Lim, Donaco’s Managing Director, said the group would ‘love to work with developer Sun Group…

Cambodia – Heng Sheng to bring VIP’s to Donaco’s StarVegas

Donaco International has signed an agreement with Heng Sheng Group, one of Macau’s leading VIP gaming promoters, to bring its VIP players to the Star Vegas Resort & Club. Heng Sheng Group was established in Macau in 2011, and provides dedicated services to its members in the form of gaming options and leisure travel. The…