ietnam is widely considered to be a future gaming hotspot in Asia, with several development projects already under way. Lehrner explained, however, that although Casinos Austria is indeed targeting Vietnam, new gaming legislation needs to be drafted first.
At present, he explained, it is possible to operate slot parlours in five-star hotels but table games are only permitted in specific properties under special agreements with the government. Vietnamese citizens are also barred from playing in casinos. “We are waiting for the new gaming law,” he said.