The Corona Casino Vietnam will open on Saturday. The new resort and casino complex on Phu Quoc will be the first in the country to allow locals to gamble. The developer of the property is the Phu Quoc Tourism Development and Investment Company JSC. In addition, the developer appointed Upffinity Gaming to manage the casino.
The Corona Resort and Casino has various amenities, including entertainment outlets and restaurants. On January 19, all amenities will be open to the public. Steelman Partners designed the gaming venue. As a matter of fact, the US-based architectural firm designed various casinos worldwide.
Phu Quoc is the biggest island in Vietnam and a popular tourist destination. In addition, it is just 42 miles away from Sihanoukville, which is Cambodia’s casino hub.
Although you can travel between the two countries, it is not advisable according to pay per head sportsbook experts. A road trip will take 5 hours. You can take the ferry from Phu Quoc to Ha Tien, then a mini-bus or taxi to Sihanoukville.
Amenities of the Corona Casino Vietnam
According to industry news, the Corona Resort and Casino has two-floors with a floor area of 202,361 square feet. The complex has several non-gaming amenities, including a theatre, an amusement park, and a safari park. Also, it has a golf course. There are also hotels within the premises.
The Corona Casino Vietnam has 100 gaming tables and offers different games, including roulette, various versions of poker, and blackjack. Moreover, it has thousands of electronic gaming and slot machines. Guests have plenty of games to choose from.
The new casino is the first of two properties the government allowed to offer gambling to qualified locals. The other casino is located at Van Don, a rural district in Northern Vietnam.
Developing the Van Don project is the Sun Group. With the new infrastructure, the area will be a hub for Chinese tourists. In addition, the government stated the Sun Group is the only licensed developer to operate a casino in the area.
In March 2017, the Vietnamese government lifted the ban on locals gambling in casinos. To qualify, they must be at least 21 years old and a monthly income of VND10 million. Locals also need to pay an entrance levy to enter casinos.