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Talk of online gambling’s return “completely imagined”

Cambodia keeps busting unauthorized online gambling operators, while the government is adamant that the legal option is never, ever, EVER coming back.

Analyst likens Cambodia’s new gaming laws to “lipstick on a pig”

Cambodia’s National Assembly just approved, among others, new laws for the gaming industry this week, looking to provide better consumer protection and bring the country more in line with policies established by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

Cambodia’s NagaCorp among the safest gaming investments in a post COVID-19 world

The last 7 months has been difficult for us all, and impossible for many.

Cambodia’s NagaCorp casino revenue back to 91% of pre-pandemic rate

Cambodian casino operator NagaCorp says business is nearly back to normal after its COVID-19 shutdown, while the government appears to be finally making progress on its new gambling rules.

Cambodian gambling town approaches ghost town status

The town of Sihanoukville in Cambodia garnered a lot of attention recently, but not necessarily for the right reasons.

Donaco casinos take FY20 beating, FY21 uncertain

Asian casino operator Donaco International took a beating in its most recent fiscal year and isn’t making any forecasts for the year ahead.

NagaCorp eyes Cambodia casino expansion in Siem Reap, Sihanoukville

Cambodian casino operator NagaCorp managed to turn a tidy profit in the first half of 2020 despite being forced to close for the entire second quarter.

Cambodia casinos seek permission to reopen but health inspections lag

Cambodia’s casino operators are pressing the government to approve their reopening following the lengthy state-ordered COVID-19 closure.

Cambodia’s largest casino NagaWorld restarts mass market gaming ops

Cambodia’s largest casino NagaWorld has been cleared to fully reopen its gaming operations following their lengthy COVID-19 shutdown.

NagaWorld casino to reopen VIP table, slots ops as Cambodia lifts restrictions

Cambodia’s largest casino operator NagaCorp plans to partially reopen its flagship Phnom Penh gaming venue on Wednesday, July 8 following its three-month COVID-19 shutdown.

Cambodia’s casinos cleared to reopen with medical precautions

Cambodia’s casinos have been cleared to reopen provided they observe strict health requirements aimed at minimizing further COVID-19 transmission.

Cambodia police on the hunt for online gambling operators

Online gambling is being ousted in Cambodia, but keeping up with gaming websites that pop up out of nowhere is a difficult task.

Online gambling mystery as 138.com shuts; M88 exits Cambodia, Malaysia

Asian-facing online gambling operator 138.com has shut its digital doors for as yet unexplained reasons, while Mansion88 has closed its operations in Cambodia and Malaysia.

NagaCorp pimps new Naga3 design as staff seek higher pay

Casino operator NagaCorp is offering the world an updated view of the proposed mega-expansion of its flagship Cambodian property, while furloughed staff angle for pay rises once play resumes.

Donaco confirms Vietnam and Cambodian resorts still closed

Anyone hoping to enjoy the hospitality of Donaco International in Southeast Asia will have to wait atleast a little longer.

NagaCorp denies reports of casino staffer COVID-19 infection

Cambodia’s largest casino operator is pushing back hard on media reports that one of its staff has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.

NagaCorp: Phnom Penh casino monopoly will outlast COVID-19

Cambodian casino operator NagaCorp says it’s not worried about the COVID-19 pandemic because the company believes its Phnom Penh casino monopoly will outlast the virus.

Donaco’s Star Vegas casino suffering from viral slowdown

Casino operator Donaco International says operations at its flagship Cambodian gaming venue have slowed to a crawl due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Report: some Cambodia casinos defying online gambling ban

Rumors of the demise of Cambodia’s online gambling sector may have proven slightly exaggerated, at least, if certain media reports are to be believed.

NagaCorp casino profit up one-third in 2019 on VIP, mass gains

Cambodian casino operator NagaCorp saw its 2019 profits jump by one-third but warned that the coronavirus could negatively impact its 2020 performance.