• Cambodia Betting Halls

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    There is an interesting background to the Cambodia bettings houses that lie just across the border from bordering Thailand, where gambling den gambling is illegal. Eight bettings houses are positioned in the fairly small area in the city of Poipet in Cambodia. This conclave of Cambodia casinos is in the perfect location, a 3 to 4 drive from Bangkok and Macao, the 2 biggest betting centers in Asia. Cambodia gambling dens do a successful business with Thai workers and guests from Malaysia, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore, with only quite couple of Westerners. The extraordinary earnings acquired from the casinos ranges from seven dollars.5 million to over twelve million, and there are few restrictions or registration prerequisites for casino ownership. Ownership is assumed to be mostly Thai; even so, investment sources are vague. The borders are officially open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and though visas are supposedly needed to cross, you will discover methods to circumspect this, as is true of the majority of border crossings.

    The first Cambodia casinos opened in Phnom Penh in 1994, except were forced to close in 98, leaving only one casino in the capital, the Naga Resort. The Naga, a stationary boat gambling establishment, characteristics 150 slot machines and 60 table games. The Naga casino is open twenty four hours with forty-two tables of mini-baccarat, four tables of black jack, 10 of roulette, 2 of Caribbean Stud Poker, and 1 each of Pai-gow poker and Tai-Sai.

    The 1st betting house in Poipet, the Holiday Palace, opened in ‘99 and the Golden Crown soon followed. There are one hundred and fifty slot machine games and five table games at the Golden Crown and 104 slots and 68 table games at the Holiday Palace. The newer Holiday Palace Betting house and Resort characteristics 300 slot machines and seventy table games and the Princess Hotel and Gambling den, also in Poipet, has 166 slot machines and ninety-six gaming tables, including 87 baccarat banque (the most well-liked game), Fan Tan, and Double-hand. Additionally, there will be the Betting house Tropicana, with one hundred and thirty five slot machines and sixty-six of the familiar table games, as well as one table of Gambling establishment Stud Poker. One more one of the eight gambling dens in Poipet, also in a hotel, will be the Princess Gambling den with 166 slot machine games and ninety seven games. The Star Vegas Gambling den is part of an international resort and hotel complex that features numerous amenities in addition to the betting house, which has 10,000 square feet of a hundred thirty slots and eighty-eight table games.

    Across the Cambodian border at Asmech/Surin is one gambling establishment, the Betting house O Samet, with a hundred slots and fifty tables of baccarat banque. In addition, the Koh Kong Betting house, in the province of Trat, is open everyday from nine a.m. to ten p.m., with 100 slot machines and four table games. A smaller gambling establishment, Le Macau Betting house and Hotel, opened not too long ago at Bavet on the Vietnamese border.

     April 14th, 2010  Marques   No comments

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