Cambodia

WPT Asia-Pacific Championship at NagaWorld set to a later date

2021 seemed like a new year for live poker as clubs began to reopen here and there amidst the continuing global health crisis. Successful yet much smaller live festivals in a number of countries were also welcomed by local players considering the situation. With about the whole of 2020’s events canceled or postponed for a […]

A year into Cambodia’s online gaming ban: Casino industry relocates to Myanmar; Sihanoukville in search for a new model

The strict gambling regulations in China has forced many of its local capitalists to venture out into neighboring Asian countries to grow and operate its casino businesses. While other countries such as the Philippines, Australia and Macau have tended to the increasing gambling demand of the communist giant, Cambodia has taken a stand to ban […]

World Poker Tour reconfirms plans for upcoming live events in Asia

With everyone adjusting to the new scheme of things, more live events are slowly coming back to the scene in anticipation of the normalcy the world once had. So far, smaller field tournaments are popping up left and right, catering solely to local players in efforts to ensure public health and safety. The reputable World […]

Cambodia casinos given green light to reopen

One of the nations in the Asia region with the lowest confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, Cambodia is set to get back on track after reportedly stabilizing the spread of the illness. Disclosed by government spokesperson Phay Siphan, the announcement of casinos in the country being allowed to resume operations came last Friday while […]

777 Triple Seven Poker Club Phnom Penh

777 Triple Seven Poker Club in Phnom Penh is opened every day from 2pm offering Hold’em and Omaha games. Players consist of a mixture of local Cambodian businessmen and foreign poker enthusiasts and the club has a skilled team of dealers. Food and drinks are free and every day from 2pm – 9pm they provide […]

Cambodia Eventually Closes All Casinos

A few months back when the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global health emergency in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, many of the leaders in different countries were concerned about what this virus would entail. Since then, the disease has infected a total of 743,190 patients along with 35,349 casualties worldwide. Cambodia is […]

World Poker Tour Announces WPT Cambodia Main Tour Series This Coming July 2020

Great news for players across the Asia-Pacific region! Amidst the Coronavirus outbreak and various events cancelling here and there, it seems that the poker industry is beginning to take light as schedules start to line up for the next couple of months. The World Poker Tour (WPT) just announced yesterday, February 24, 2020, the premiere […]

3,000 workers on strike at Cambodia’s top casino complex Nagaworld

Nagaworld is the biggest casino in Cambodia and the only licensed one in the capital of Phnom Penh. It is a massive complex building with thousands of staff in hotels, casinos, spas and restaurants. While the average wage in Cambodia is merely $60-$100 per month, Phnom Penh workers see and require an average of $270 […]