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Vietnam busts another multi-million dollar online gambling ring

The 12bet portal allegedly drew thousands of Vietnamese players with bets worth over $26 million.

Japan dreams of jackpot with legal casinos

Japan was long the only developed nation that banned casinos but passed legislation in 2016.

Numbers tilt in favor of traditional lottery firms in southern Vietnam

Their revenue increases can be attributed to a decline in popularity for tickets sold by computerized lottery firm Vietlott.
June 12, 2018 | 01:08 pm GMT+7

One year after Vietnam legalized soccer betting, bookmakers remain reluctant to invest

Strict capital requirements and restrictions on eligible soccer leagues are to blame. 
May 23, 2018 | 09:15 am GMT+7

Vietnam plans to cut back tax incentives for casinos in special economic zones

Delegates of the National Assembly and economists previously said some tax incentives were too generous.
May 22, 2018 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Vietnam to expand investigation in major corruption cases: Party chief

MobiFone's pay TV acquisition and a $420 million online gambling ring are under the spotlight.
April 28, 2018 | 01:59 pm GMT+7

In Vietnam, a mega casino rises with the help of a Macau junket company

The $4 billion Hoiana project is expected to extend across almost 1,000 hectares.
April 20, 2018 | 02:08 pm GMT+7

‘I was wrong’: Vietnam’s police chief arrested in massive gambling case

Police are investigating how much money Phan Van Vinh received to keep quiet about the $420 million operation.
April 10, 2018 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Seven Chinese nationals arrested for illegally entering Vietnam

They claimed they were heading for Saigon and then Cambodia on a gambling trip.
March 21, 2018 | 01:37 pm GMT+7

The gambling ring behind downfall of Vietnamese top police official: what we know so far

83 people are under investigation for involvement in the ring that attracted 14 million players and bets worth almost $420 million in less than three years.
March 17, 2018 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Tech bosses busted for running gambling ring with top police official in Vietnam

More heads are rolling as the full extent of the multi-million dollar syndicate starts to come to light.
March 12, 2018 | 05:27 pm GMT+7

Vietnam arrests former senior police official for organizing gambling

He is allegedly linked to a recently busted transnational, multi-million dollar gambling ring that has about 8 million players.
March 11, 2018 | 11:18 pm GMT+7

Singapore investor strikes it lucky to develop casino near Vietnam’s former capital

Laguna Langco in Thua Thien-Hue Province expects to work with its U.S. partner to start dealing in 2021.
January 06, 2018 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnam bans its people from casinos, but these 'poker faces' didn’t mind serving their rich players

Four Vietnamese were arrested for running a casino that earned up to $11,000 a week from Poker fans.
January 04, 2018 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

Casino investors counting on a full house in Vietnam's fledgling gaming industry

Gambling laws have been relaxed and the race is on to corner the billion-dollar market.
November 16, 2017 | 11:56 am GMT+7
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