23/01/2019 10:02 GMT+7 print

Vietnam’s first casino for locals opens on three-year trial basis

The first casino in Vietnam that allows locals to gamble has opened in Phu Quoc Island, the southern province of Kien Giang.
The Corona Resort and Casino is part of an ecotourism and amusement complex built by Phu Quoc Tourism Investment and Development JSC at a cost of 2.15 billion US dollars.

The casino will remain open 24 hours a day during a three-year pilot, and Vietnamese who want to gamble must be over 21, earn a minimum of 10 million dong (430 US dollars) a month and have no criminal record or objections from family.

The entry fee is1 million dong (43 US dollars) for 24 hours or 25 million dong (1,000 US dollars) a month (with a maximum play time of 720 hours).