Vietnam’s oldest casino in the red

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Vietnam’s oldest casino in the red

Haiphong’s Do Son casino saw profits for nearly a decade, but in 2008 started incurring consistent losses totalling VND169 billion ($8 million) by 2012.

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Legalising casinos may mean looser sports betting laws

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Legalising casinos may mean looser sports betting laws

Duong Nghiep Chi, former head of the Institute for Sports and Physical Training Science, who has been studying regulations on sports betting in Vietnam for 15 years, gave his opinion about the barriers impeding this activity in the country.

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Hope for a seat at the gaming table?

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Hope for a seat at the gaming table?

VietNamNet Bridge – Three vice chairs of the National Assembly have unexpectedly recommended that Vietnamese nationals be admitted to casinos, thus breathing life back into the dreams of some developers.

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Death penalty for Vietnamese American who hid drugs in underwear

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Death penalty for Vietnamese American who hid drugs in underwear

A Ho Chi Minh City court handed down a death sentence on Tuesday to a Vietnamese-American man who was caught hiding heroin in his underwear at the city’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport last year.

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Vietnam’s oldest casino in red

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Vietnam’s oldest casino in red

Do Son casino in the northern port city of Haiphong used to run effectively in a decade, but from 2008 until present it has incurred constant losses with cumulative losses exceeding VND169 billion ($8 million) by 2012.

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Football wagering project in the pipeline

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Football wagering project in the pipeline

(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has given the green light to the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to proceed with a pilot project, allowing wagering on international football matches.

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Weekly press digest – April 14-20

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Draft decree shatters Vietnamese investors’ casino dreams

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Draft decree shatters Vietnamese investors’ casino dreams

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese nationals will still be barred from casinos. And anyone hoping to open a house of gambling had better be prepared to ante up a cool $4 billion, at minimum.

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Draft regulation continues tight control over casinos

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A government draft regulation on casinos continues the ban on gambling for Vietnamese citizens and places tight controls on investors.

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Vietnam lawmakers debate allowing residents to gamble at home

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Vietnam lawmakers debate allowing residents to gamble at home

Vietnamese residents should be allowed to join international punters and foreign passport holders to gamble at casinos operating in the country, lawmakers said at a National Assembly Standing Committee meeting on Thursday.

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National Assembly wants to legalise gambling for locals

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National Assembly wants to legalise gambling for locals

Two deputy chairs of the National Assembly have said that the government should issue a regulation soon that would lift the ban on gambling for Vietnamese citizens.

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Vietnamese legislators want to open casinos for locals

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Vietnamese legislators want to open casinos for locals

Vietnamese gamblers at a casino in Cambodia. Photo: Hoai Nam

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Political News Headlines 18/4

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NA committee discusses 2012 budget, casino business

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Lawmakers discuss budget

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Lawmakers discuss budget

Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday agreed with a Government report that said ministries, agencies and localities performed well in their budget collections, planning and spending.

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NA committee discusses 2012 budget, casino business

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NA committee discusses 2012 budget, casino business

Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee on April 17 focused their discussions on reviewing the 2012 State budget balance and the issuance of a decree on casino business activities.

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