Vietnam should develop gambling industry to boost tourism

Vietnam should develop gambling industry to boost tourism

If Vietnam legalises sports betting, billions of dollars could be recouped for the country and help boost tourism post-COVID-19.
Betting through the phone via e-wallets and top-up cards

Betting through the phone via e-wallets and top-up cards

Gamblers will be able to place bets via e-wallets and pre-paid top-up cards via telephone, following the latest draft amendments to Decree No.06/2017/ND-CP.
VAFIE proposes casino investment to buttress tourism growth

VAFIE proposes casino investment to buttress tourism growth

The establishment of a national council governing casino and prize-winning games opens the doors to promote this entertainment at Vietnam's resorts and hotels.
About 400 Chinese involved in online gambling ring in Hai Phong

About 400 Chinese involved in online gambling ring in Hai Phong

Police and competent forces in the northern port city of Hai Phong have busted an international online gambling ring involved about 400 Chinese nationals.
Korean-led illegal poker gambling house bust in HCM City

Korean-led illegal poker gambling house bust in HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City’s police have busted an illegal poker gambling house led by Lee Seong-jin, a Korean citizen.
Prison terms reduced for 13 in major gambling case

Prison terms reduced for 13 in major gambling case

Hanoi’s High-Level People’s Court has decided to reduce the prison sentences for 13 defendants involved in an online gambling ring, considered the biggest of its kind uncovered in Việt Nam so far.
22 Chinese detained for allegedly organising gambling in Vung Tau

22 Chinese detained for allegedly organising gambling in Vung Tau

Almost two dozen Chinese nationals have been detained for organising gambling and producing fake bank cards in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.
Racetrack is coming back

Racetrack is coming back

After the initial zeal, most racetracks remain on paper. However, Hanoi is determined to build a racetrack at Soc Son.
MoF tables wide-scale proposal on gambling and casino business

MoF tables wide-scale proposal on gambling and casino business

The MoF's proposal to cut investment conditions on segments like casino, lottery, and betting, would stimulate investors to implement their projects.
Vietnam’s largest casino to open gates next year

Vietnam’s largest casino to open gates next year

Suncity Group is undaunted in its ambition to build Vietnam’s largest casino in Quang Nam. The project is expected to be launched next year.
Another police director general mixed up in Rikvip gambling ring

Another police director general mixed up in Rikvip gambling ring

Phan Van Vinh, former director general of MoPS' General Department of Police, is being prosecuted for involvement in the Rikvip online gambling ring.
Three telcos gained $62 million from Vietnam's largest gambling ring

Three telcos gained $62 million from Vietnam's largest gambling ring

MoPS has just announced that Viettel, Vinaphone, and MobileFone $62 million from the gambling ring led by former C50 director general Nguyen Thanh Hoa.
Tech bosses of multi-million-dollar gambling ring arrested

Tech bosses of multi-million-dollar gambling ring arrested

Two technology officers from VTC Online and CNC were arrested for running a multi-million-dollar gambling line under the wings of former C50 director general.
Players showing their poker faces

Players showing their poker faces

Words of caution have emerged as foreign investors race to gain licences to build gambling resorts.