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Sihanoukville rental prices plummet, aims to turn into a second Shenzhen

2020-02-06

Sihanoukville, a coastal town in Cambodia that has become known as a hub for Chinese investment, has seen it house rental prices fall dramatically fol

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Chinese police bust $4.3 billion Sihanoukville gambling ring

2019-11-06

Police in China’s Jiangxi province have arrested six suspects in connection to a cross-border online gambling ring involving $4.3 billion dollars, X

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New 5-star casino and hotel opens in Sihanoukville

2019-11-01

Goddess of Liberty Hotel & Casino, a new five-star hotel-casino in Sihanoukville officially opened on Wednesday, according to local reports. Th

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Amax to operate four gaming tables at new Sihanoukville casino

2019-10-29

Amax International Holdings on Monday announced that it has conditionally agreed to take up a lease of four gaming tables at a newly-opened casino in

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Online ban to hit casino tax revenue

2019-10-24

Cambodia’s ban on online gambling is expected to hit government tax revenue next year, the Khmer Times reported, citing minutes from a meeting with Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth.

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Monks march to demand casino demolition

2019-10-17

A group of Cambodian monks and activists are marching to Sihanoukville to demand the demolition of a casino that was closed on environmental concerns. 

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How banned is Cambodia's online industry?

2019-09-20

Mey Vann, director general at Cambodia’s Ministry of Finance, pulls no punches when it comes to the nation’s online gambling ban. “It’s gone and it’s not coming back,” he says

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Sihanoukville property profiles

2019-09-20

Asia Gaming Brief’s Mekong Gaming Summit wrapped up with a tour of some of the casino properties in the southern coastal town of Sihanoukville.

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Online industry was “out of control,” Cambodia’s MoF says

2019-09-10

Cambodia shut down its online industry as it was “out of control” and it now plans to focus on improving infrastructure in Sihanoukville to reinvigorate the town into an upscale tourism destination.

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CDC approves two Sihanoukville hotel projects

2019-09-09

The Council for the Development of Cambodia has approved two new hotel projects in Sihanoukville worth $379 million, according to local media reports.

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Mass exodus of Chinese nationals from Sihanoukville

2019-09-06

Sources in Sihanoukville estimate around 10,000 Chinese citizens have left the city in the past few days, according to a report from the South China M

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Beijing sends shockwaves through igaming

2019-09-06

After years of turning a blind eye to the booming online gambling markets in Cambodia and the Philippines, authorities in China have finally had enough, triggering a clampdown across the region. 

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Cambodia issues 13 more licenses Jan-April

2019-06-13

The Cambodian government has issued a further 13 casino licenses in the first four months of 2019, taking the total to 163, local media reports.

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Sizing up Sihanoukville

2019-05-10

Construction in the once sleepy seaside town of Sihanoukville is everywhere, with cranes, cement trucks, container lorries, and excavation generating clouds of endless dust.

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WA Hospitality to manage Sihanoukville casino hotel

2019-02-25

Malaysian-based WA Hospitality has signed a management contract to manage the Won Majestic Casino Hotel & Resort in Sihanoukville, local media reports.

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Regulation to stimulate growth

2018-07-20

Cambodia is expected to introduce its long-awaited casino regulation in September, which may attract further investment to one of Asia’s most vibran

Sihanoukville won’t be second Macau, army chief warns

2018-03-06

A senior Cambodian military leader has warned that he won’t allow the seaside province of Sihanoukville to become a second Macau, responding to repo

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AirAsia launches direct flights from KL to Sihanoukville

2017-05-11

Low-cost carrier AirAsia has announced the launch of a new route between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and the Cambodian coastal city of Sihanoukville, with

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Police arrest three for cheating in Sihanoukville casino

2017-03-14

Cambodian police have arrested three local residents for allegedly cheating in a Sihanoukville casino, local media reports. The men were usings tricks

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