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Vietnam – Pilot scheme allowing locals to gamble could be extended due to COVID

Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance is putting forward an extension of the scheme allowing Vietnamese locals to play at two designated casinos until 2024. Currently locals are only allowed to play at the Corona Resort on the southern island of Phu Quoc and another casino that is yet to open in Van Don, in the northern…

Vietnam – Vietnam casinos want government to let locals play

Casinos in Vietnam want the government to amend gambling laws to allow locals to play to help the sector bounce back after the downturn caused by the global pandemic. Local media outlet VNExpress International highlighted that operators in Quang Nam and Ba Ria – Vung Tau had petitioned government for the law change. Currently only…

Vietnam – Historic weekend in Vietnam as Corona opens to locals

It will be a historic weekend for Vietnamese casino gambling as the Corona Resort and Casino on the tourist island of Phu Quoc opens becoming the first Vietnamese casino to let locals gamble. Dutch firm Uppfinity Gaming Management confirmed the casino would open on January 19 although some of the non-gaming elements are already open….

Vietnam – Phu Quoc casino to join Vietnam’s local player pilot

A casino where locals are allowed to play is to be allowed in a development currently being built on Vietnam’s largest island Phu Quoc which will also include a hotel and an amusement park. Phu Quoc Tourism Investment and Development, which includes Vietnam group Vingroup, has confirmed that it will now invest $2.14bn in the…

Vietnam – Vietnamese local trial to hit Cambodia’s border casinos

The government in Vietnam has now published the decree that will allow two domestic casinos to accept bets from locals as part of a three-year pilot scheme. The trial will be launched on March 15, allowing locals over 21 years of age and with a monthly income of at least VN$10m (US$443) to gamble at…

Vietnam – Family members given power to stop Vietnamese gamblers

Vietnamese nationals who want to gamble at casinos as part of a three-year pilot scheme will have to meet four requirements at a time with family members able to prevent their relatives from playing. Vietnamese players will have to be at least 21 years of age and earn a monthly wage of at least US$440….