Vietnam man blackmails own family in fake kidnapping case

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Vietnam man blackmails own family in fake kidnapping case

A man living in the southern province of Dong Nai has faked his own kidnapping and blackmailed his own family in order to pay off a mountain of debt he’d accumulated through gambling.

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Vietnam may allow football betting ... with $45 daily limit

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Vietnam may allow football betting ... with $45 daily limit

The finance ministry is seeking the government’s approval to legalize sports betting under a plan that has however been slammed by critics for keeping the maximum stake too low.

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Hanoitourist plans $500mn horse racetrack in Hanoi

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Hanoitourist plans $500mn horse racetrack in Hanoi

The Hanoi Tourist Corporation (Hanoitourist) and South Korea’s Global Consultant Network Company Limited (GCN) signed an investment cooperation agreement on August 9 for building a five-star complex in Hanoi's Soc Son district that will include a horse racetrack.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 11

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – August 11

Good morning from Vietnam!

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Duterte's war on online gambling prompts gaming tycoon's exit

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Duterte's war on online gambling prompts gaming tycoon's exit

Former PhilWeb Corp. Chairman Roberto Ongpin, who’s been singled out by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a campaign to end the influence of big businesses on the government, said he will sell his stake to protect the electronic gambling company and its workers.

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Dai Nam racecourse licence shenanigans

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Dai Nam racecourse licence shenanigans

Dai Nam JSC, the developer of the Dai Nam tourism park complex in the southern province of Binh Duong, expedited a mammoth $100-million racecourse in Dai Nam complex, capturing newspaper headlines.

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Legal gambling on way

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Football gambling will be trialed for five years, both online and in betting shops, with a restricted distance between the shops and schools or children’s playgrounds, the government has recently announced.

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First-ever bridge and poker championship organized in Vietnam

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First-ever bridge and poker championship organized in Vietnam

Vietnam’s first pilot tournament of bridge and poker has been kick-started in Hanoi with the attendance of about 2,000 participants who wish to win a VND40 million (US$1,783) cash prize.

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Hanoi wants to build Formula One circuit

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Hanoi wants to build Formula One circuit

Hanoi has announced a plan to build a Formula One circuit and requested the government to allow sports betting, local media reported.

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Man arrested for running $340-million illegal sports gambling ring

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Man arrested for running $340-million illegal sports gambling ring

The Hai Phong police said Tuesday they arrested a 43-year-old man for allegedly running a major sports gambling racket with thousands of clients.

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Woman arrested in southern Vietnam for running gambling den at home

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Woman arrested in southern Vietnam for running gambling den at home

Police in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau have arrested a woman for allegedly running illegal gambling operations at her house and making dozens of millions of dong in profits every day.

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12 Vietnamese detained in $20mn football betting bust

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12 Vietnamese detained in $20mn football betting bust

Police units under Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security have broken up an online football betting operation worth an estimated VND450 billion (US$20.1 million), arresting 12 people.

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10-member gang arrested for organizing online gambling

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10-member gang arrested for organizing online gambling

The Ministry of Public Security has arrested 10 people belonging to a gang that allegedly organized illegal football betting involving thousands of gamblers.

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Casino town’s luck could run out

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VietStock FI English 2 month(s) ago

A final draft of a casino law has been submitted to the Vietnamese government which, if approved, could lift the ban on Vietnamese nationals gambling on their home turf – a move that some casino operators in the Cambodian border town of Bavet say could be a knockout blow to their struggling operations.

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Weekly roundup: Caves discovery, energy dilemma, Euro gambling

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Weekly roundup: Caves discovery, energy dilemma, Euro gambling

Once bitten: Vietnam province opposes hydropower plant

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