Donaco International said its revenue in the March quarter plunged by half due to a new outbreak of Covid in Thailand and Cambodia resulting in border closures and the shutdown of its Star Vegas property.
Governments in Southeast Asia are reportedly cracking down on illegal migrant labour and border crossings to stem a growing outbreak of Covid-19.
Quang Nam province in central Vietnam has put forward a proposal to host guests who have been vaccinated against Covid in two resorts, according to local media.
Vietnam has placed casinos on a list of 59 business sectors in which conditions are placed on foreign investment.
A few more details have become available regarding the international finance center to be built in Danang - Vietnam, which is set to feature a trading center, casino, and high-end entertainment and luxury apartments.
For those of you just returning to your desks after the Easter break, it’s been a busy few days in terms of news in the Asian gaming industry, from a potential new mega project in Vietnam, to the latest on the impact of the Covid pandemic and more details about Japan’s casino regulation.