Tag Archives: Phu Quoc
- South Korea to issue two more casino licenses in 2015; Vietnam okays Phu Quoc
January 18, 2015
South Korea plans to issue two more large-scale casino licenses in 2015 as part of a broader plan to boost the nation’s tourism industry. On Sunday, the Korea Herald reported that the ministries of Finance, Land and Tourism had come up with a plan they hope will attract KRW 8.5t...
- Vietnam to develop casino in Phu Quoc; Grand Ho Tram has new president
October 3, 2014
Vietnam’s Politburo agreed to open a casino on Phu Quoc in the Mekong Delta as part of plan to turn the island into a special economic zone. Kien Giang Chairman Le Van Thi told the Tien Phong newspaper that Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung approved the development of Phu Quoc...
- Stalled Vietnam casino project revived after new international investor signs on
December 31, 2013
A stalled resort casino project in Vietnam has apparently been revived thanks to the introduction of a new international investor. In August 2012, Malaysian casino operator Genting washed its hands of a proposed $4b project in the Chu Lai Economic Zone in south-central Quang Nam province, in part because the...
- Vietnamese gamblers bust out of Aussie detention center to visit casino
May 25, 2013
Vietnam will officially establish a special Economic Zone on the island of Phu Quoc on July 10. The island off the coast of Cambodia was once tipped to be the site of a $4b resort-casino development and the government went as far as to build a $180m international airport to...
- Vietnam plans casino in UNESCO park; new dog track for Phu Quoc
April 17, 2013
While Canadian developer ACDL attempts to restart its stalled resort-casino project on Vietnam’s Ho Tram Strip, the country’s northernmost province has proposed building a casino in the Dong Van highlands. Last week, People’s Committee representatives in the province of Hà Giang, which shares a border with the Chinese province of...
- ASIA CASINO ROUNDUP: Vietnam, Saipan, Taiwan, South Korea, Philippines
August 13, 2011
In Asia, the rich are about to become richer. Vietnam has invited foreign investors to submit proposals for a new resort casino complex on the island of Phu Quoc (off the coast of Cambodia). The five or six hotels will offer 3,000 rooms, while the 30,000 sq. ft. casino will...
PAGCOR eyes Cebu as Philippines’ next gambling hub
March 21, 2017
Philippines can overtake Singapore, but with higher risk
March 21, 2017
FBI raids offices of Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific
March 31, 2017