The Impact of Online Casino on Vietnam's Licensed Entertainment Casino Club Business

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Vietnam online gambling is continuously rising and has become the largest game market in South East Asia. Chinese are the dominant online game download provider in Vietnam, followed by Korean. Gambling is menacingly important in Vietnam, but it is banned for Vietnamese natives.

People who’re involved in illegal gambling can receive prison sentences for up to 2 to 7 years and hefty fines. Gowin club, Manvip Club, Banh Club, Gampvip Club, Thanpthanh Club & more are some of the prominent online gaming zones of Vietnam. Only foreign tourists can use the country’s casinos.

Due to the restrictions of Gambling on the citizens, Vietnam has an uneasy relationship with its neighbors where Cambodia is at the top because its border is lined with casinos, and around 3600 Vietnamese cross the line to visit the casino every day.

Manvip Club – An Alternative to Physical Casino

The state-run lottery is the only alternative to Gambling in the country. Chinese and Korean online game download providers in Vietnam have made the country rank third in the business of online Gambling. Due to the limited wagering to Vietnamese gamblers, illegal Gambling is a big business in Vietnam.

Vietnamese Government has prohibited online Gambling and has blocked many online game download providers in Vietnam. However, online gambler enthusiasts have found their way to access them i.e., VPNs. Gowin club, Manvip Club, Banh Club, Gampvip Club, Thanpthanh Club & more offer mobile games and web games as two key online players of the Gambling.

These online gaming zones are still risking hefty penalties, so gamble at your own risks! Although web games need more improvements for the design, whereas mobile games are generating significant revenues at the average annual growth rate of 50%.

VIP Online Gaming Club (Manvip Club) In Vietnam

Gowin club, Manvip Club, Banh Club, Gampvip Club, Thanpthanh Club & more are the VIP online game download providers in Vietnam. They collaborate with VNG, which is the largest internet gaming market in Vietnam that offers adventurous and fighting games with Chinese themes.

Mobile games are gaining more attention because of their mobility and portability because it is an independent platform, and developers are trying to build games that are compatible with both PC and mobile.

Hefty fines on the Online Clubs

A lot of amendments have been made in the laws, but still, there are severe laws that apply to both online and physical casinos of Vietnam. Online game download providers in Vietnam can be prisoned for 2 to 7 years if they lose or win more than 50 million dongs, i.e., 2000 USD.

Online Gaming zones of Vietnam ( Gowin club, Manvip Club, Banh Club, Gampvip Club, Thanpthanh Club & more ) are continuously boosting and are reaching 250 million revenues in 2012. Online game download providers in Vietnam should have robust systems that ensure the posting of legal content.

If any illegal content is posted, the platform ought to remove it within three hours before it is taken into account by the government authorities, and hefty fines would have been applied. All the information being shared should be taken from authenticated and verified sources. China and Vietnam collaborated for the first time in August to make illegal online Gambling rings functional

Legal forms of Gambling in Vietnam

Following are the legal forms of Gambling in Vietnam:

  • Betting on the horse race but on the state-owned tracks
  • Betting on the greyhound race
  • Vietnam lottery (legal since 1999)
  • Betting on sports mainly on football

Online Gambling is, however, practically illegal in the country, but still, it is the widest. The country has installed internet censoring systems, but online game download providers in Vietnam and the locals are using VPN networks for Gambling.

Due to strict betting options, limitations on spendings, and the limitation on the online options provoke locals to seek illegal and unauthorized alternatives to meet their needs.

Conditions For Online Gambling

Vietnam recently issued Decree 27, which is a supplement for the previous Decree 72. It emphasizes on the online gaming websites, social networking sites, and information sites. Decree 27 is applied to all the online gaming zones, including Gowin club, Manvip Club, Banh Club, Gampvip Club, Thanpthanh Club & more.

For online game download providers in Vietnam, especially G1 electronic games in which multiple gamblers interact with each other and server, Decree 27 is applied. According to the laws, gaming sites should store and update all the credentials of the user, control the playing time, make sure that all the online game download providers in Vietnam are under G1, and all the teens under 18 can not play more than 180 minutes in a day.

G2 electronic games (interaction between players and server not between themselves), G3 (interaction between players only), G4 ( downloaded games with no interaction either with players or with servers), all are provisioned under Decree 27. It also caters to the eligibility certificates for online game download providers in Vietnam.

Suspension Of License

Any prohibited act can lead to suspension of the license of online game download providers in Vietnam and VIP Casinos that include Gowin club, Manvip Club, Banh Club, Gampvip Club, Thanpthanh Club & more under Article 5.1.(d), (dd) or (e) of Decree 72.

If the conditions of Decree 27 / 72 are not followed, the guilty will have 10 days to rectify the flaw. If they are unable to rectify the issue, their license will be canceled for three months. The Decree is functional from 2018. However. Business licenses can also be revoked for any illegal act that is committed under article 5.1. (a), (b) or (c) of Decree 72.

All the online gaming platforms should store the personal information that includes name, address, phone number, email ID, and details of identification. If the user is under 14 and does not have the documents, then legal guardians will be responsible, and they will decide if they give consent to their child or not.

Vietnam ‘s Top 5 Club

1. Palazzo Club

Officially opened in August,2004 Palazzo Club has built a reputation of the best service in gaming industry as stated in our slogan ” Best in everything”. Located in 1st floor of Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers- the leading 5-star hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Palazzo Club is a wonderful place for those who want to spend significant moments of entertaiment,a commitment that all Palazzo dynamic team strictly uphold.

– Tầng 1 Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, 80 Đông Du, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh 700000, Vietnam

2. Sheraton Casino

Experience the excitement of Puerto Rico’s best casino. The largest in San Juan, the casino at Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino features over 430 slot machines and 18 table games, including blackjack, roulette, baccarat, craps, EZ baccarat, electronic roulette table, free bet blackjack and 21+3 extreme blackjack.

Try your luck at any of the games or learn a new one. Our friendly servers will bring by complimentary snacks and beverages while you play, and state-of-the-art sound and light will surround you for an upbeat and captivating setting. Who knows—your fortune might be just a moment away!

– 25 Trần Phú, Lộc Thọ, Thành phố Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa 650000, Vietnam

3. Sunrise Gaming Club

As part of the Sunrise Nha Trang Beach Hotel & Spa, this beachside casino, opened in August 2016, is located right in the heart of the city, literally just a hop from one of Nha Trang’s most popular tourist attractions: Yersin Museum.Equipped with brand-new machines and boasting all your favourite games, Sunrise Gaming Club is Nha Trang’s gambling heaven. 

– 12-14 Trần Phú, Xương Huân, Thành phố Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa 650000, Vietnam

4. Casino KN Paradise Cam Ranh

Vietnam’s KN Paradise Cam Ranh integrated resort is inviting proposals from international operators after being issued the relevant approval to develop a large-scale casino complex. Subsequently KN Cam Ranh has announced an intention to develop partnerships in the implementation of investment and operation of the project, as well as seeking a link-up “to develop a partnership of the casino complex with an international operator”.

– Bán đảo, Cam Hải Đông, Tp. Cam Ranh, Khánh Hòa, Vietnam

5. Casino Hồ Tràm Grand

Ho Tram Resort Casino is located on the Ho Tram Strip about 75 miles (120km) from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It is the only fully integrated resort and casino in Southeast Asia located on a beach. The casino here is open to foreign tourists and Vietnamese nationals holding foreign passports. The gaming floor offers over 600 electronic games including slots, video poker, and electronic versions of casino classics such as craps, roulette, baccarat, and Sic Bo. There are also 90 traditional gaming tables with dealers and croupiers.

– Phước Thuận, Xuyên Mộc District, Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Vietnam