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Live Poker Rooms In Vietnam Poker
Amarylisa Gonsalves
Posted on 19 Feb, 2023
By Amarylisa Gonsalves
On 19 Feb, 2023
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By Amarylisa Gonsalves
On 19 Feb, 2023
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Live Poker Rooms In Vietnam


Vietnam is emerging as the top poker hub in the Asian sub-continent. Massively popular poker series are finding their ideal destination in the country thanks to their welcoming population, the beautiful locales and state-of-the-art poker rooms are contributing to the spot becoming a major live poker hub. Apart from Asian Poker Tour (APT), global poker series like World Poker Tour (WPT) also found a home in Vietnam.

The country spread across 311,699 square kilometers (120,348 sq mi) of land, has about 11 casinos in total – three casinos each in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, two Phu Quoc, and one each in Phan Thiet, Da Nang, Nha Trang. Naturally, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh are the top favourites. These two also house the most luxurious and spacious poker rooms. Apart from these, being one of the hottest poker destinations in Asia, Vietnam is rapidly adding to it’s list of casinos. 

Not to forget, the Land of Ascending Dragon is also the birthplace of some of the poker legends that the game has ever seen, including Scotty Nguyen. The country has two World Series of Poker Main Event winners, Nguyen (1998) and Qui Nguyen (2016). In the recent past the Indian contingent has also delivered great results in Vietnam, ad is emerging as a preferred hotspot for Indian poker players.


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Is Poker Legal in Vietnam?

Poker is legally permitted in Vietnam. The Bridge and Poker Association, along with many cities and provinces, have received a license from the Ministry of Home Affairs to establish their own clubs. That being said, only poker tournaments were permitted, while cash games were prohibited earlier. However, in recent times, poker rooms offer cash games under their tournament business models. Although the game is legally allowed, there are certain laws that are based on the stakes. Only games up to certain stakes are permitted, subject to local regulations. Interestingly, Vietnam is a country where locals are allowed to enter casinos in two locations, Phu Quoc and Van Don which is situated in the northern province of Quang Ninh.

Top Poker Destinations In Vietnam

So if you are planning a poker trip, Vietnam could be your next pick (bonus, it’s affordable too!) And if you visit the country, here are some of the top poker rooms in Vietnam that you must visit at least once.

Hoiana Resort and Golf

Hoiana Casino And Resort

Hoiana Casino And Resort

Inaugurated in 2020, Hoiana Resort and Golf is a 4 Billion project sweeping over 1,000 hectares of land. The beachfront property is located in Hoi An town of Central Vietnam. The resort includes 141 spacious suites of different categories, including Superior Suite, Deluxe Ocean View Suite, Executive Ocean View Suite and Sky Pool Suite. Hoiana Resort and Golf is Central Vietnam’s only integrated resort. The glamorous property recently hosted the Triton Poker Vietnam 2023 series. The luxurious resort is designed to perfectly blend traditional artistry with contemporary culture. 

Talking about the Hoiana casino, it features more than 350 slot machines and electronic table games of games like Duo Fu Duo Cai, Good Fortune, Mighty Cash, Baccarat, Sicbo and Roulette. It has over 140 gaming tables where players can enjoy an unparalleled gaming experience. It also houses a live table stadium games on a giant LED screen with real-time dealers.

  • Address: Duy Hải, Duy Xuyên District, Quảng Nam 562750, Vietnam
  • Contact Number: +84 235 8586 999
  • Buy-ins: As per local laws

While you enjoy your poker trip to Vietnam and Da Nang, you can also discover the beautiful city of Da Nang and the activities it has to offer. Check out the things you can do in Da Nang here

Grand Loyal Poker Club

Grand-Loyal-Poker-Club-Hanoi

Grand Loyal Poker Club

The Grand Loyal Poker Club is located at a central spot in Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi. The venue is equipped with a bar and kitchen along with a big screen, where players can unwind and enjoy watching sports. 

The poker room has a total of 15 poker tables on the second floor and 20-25 poker tables on the third floor. The club offers poker tournaments with formats like Deepstack, Turbo, Hyper-Turbo, and Terminator. Players only need to show valid ID proof to enter the casino. It also has a special membership of VND 100K, allowing players to join the club and enjoy its amenities.

  • Address: 2nd Floor, Grand Vista Hotel, 146 Giang Vo, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Contact Number: +84 24 3835 3388
  • Buy-ins: Between VND 240,000 to VND 2,400,000 plus a 15% registration fee

VSOP Poker Club

VSOP

VSOP

The Vietnam Series of Poker (VSOP) is a fairly new poker room located in Hanoi. It was inaugurated during the holiday season in 2021. The venue successfully hosted APT VSOP 2022 last year. Recently it also hosted the APT Hanoi 2023 edition.

VSOP has regular in-house poker series running known as Vietnam Series of Poker Championship. TYhis series is known for offering guarantees that range in billions.

  • Address: Tầng 6 Viet Tower Số 1 Thái Hà – Đống Đa – Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Contact Number: +84 33 365 9779
  • Buy-ins: As per local laws

Crown Poker Club

Crown-Poker-Club-Hanoi-room

Crown Poker Club

Crown Poker Club was inaugurated in the year 2018 in the capital city of Hanoi. The poker room houses 30 tables across the floor with an in-house kitchen offering a variety of dishes. Crown Poker Club, which spreads across a total area of ​​​​up to 700 square meter, is furnished with the latest table system and the best live-streaming devices available, which makes it the perfect place for big poker events that are live-streamed, and one of the most preferred poker destinations in Vietnam.

Crown Poker Club is known for regularly organising many high-value tournaments. Apart from that, the club also offers interesting features like points accumulation, and monthly rankings and offers several valuable gifts such as automobiles, iPhone and more. This gives the players a unique experience to exchange knowledge, learn new skills and compete.

  • Address: 214 Hao Nam, Cat Linh, Dong Da-Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Contact Number: +84 97 692 76 96
  • Buy-ins: As per local laws

The Grand Ho Tram

The Grand Ho Tram

The Grand Ho Tram

The Grand Ho Tram is a world-class property located in Vietnam’s largest city Ho Chi Minh. Spread over 5,000 square meters of gaming floor with 90 live-gaming tables and over 500 electronic gaming machines for its visitors.

Apart from the casino, the property also has two five-star resort towers, namely, The InterContinental Grand Ho Tram and the Holiday Inn Resort Ho Tram Beach. Both these complexes have a total of 1,100 rooms. Not to forget more than 15 restaurants and bars, eight swimming pools, two award-winning Spas, Asia’s top-rated golf course – The Bluffs Grand Ho Tram Strip, that TheGrand Ho Tram has to offer. If you visit the country, Grand Ho Tram should be on your go-to list of poker destinations in Vietnam. 

  • Address: Phuoc Thuan, Xuyen Moc District, Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • Contact Number: +84 254 378 8022
  • Buy-ins: As per local laws

Pro Poker Club

Pro Poker Club

Pro Poker Club

One of the most elite and preferred poker clubs by poker professionals across the globe, Pro Poker Club is undoubtedly among the hottest poker clubs in Ho Chi Minh.

The poker club boasts of 16 tables, a bar with a scrumptious menu and dedicated staff. Pro Poker Club also offers numerous promotions and offers for its visitors and patrons to enjoy its luxurious facilities, amenities and offerings at affordable prices. The WPT Vietnam 2019  series was held at this poker destination.

  • Address: 149A DUONG Truong Dinh, Quan 3, Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • Contact Number: +84 93 185 16 61
  • Buy-ins: As per local laws

Corona Casino

Khám Phá Casino Phú Quốc - Casino hợp pháp đầu tiên dành cho người Việt

Corona Casino

Corona Casino, also known as ‘Casino Phu Quoc’ was Vietnam’s first casino to allow Vietnamese locals to enter and play casino games. The casino, which hosted the APT Phu Quoc 2023 edition, offers high-class facilities paired with 24×7 casino activities. Located about 20 kilometres from Duong Dong Town to the North of pearl island, the casino complex graces the coast of Long Beach, Ganh Dau Commune. 

Spread across an area of 18.000 sq. meters, the casino offers various games like Chinese dice/sic-bo, corona poker, three-card poker, roulette, Russian poker, blackjack, baccarat and slots, among others. Apart from the casino, the property also houses 2,000 5-star hotel rooms, world-class restaurants, an 18-hole golf course, and VinWonders Amusement Park. 

  • Address: Bãi Dài, Gành Dầu, Phú Quốc, Kiên Giang 92000, Vietnam
  • Phone: +84 297 2228 888
  • Buy-ins: As per local laws

Victorious Poker Club

Victorious Poker Club

Victorious Poker Club

Victorious Bridge and Poker Club is a legal poker club under the Bridge and Poker Vietnam Association. It is located in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City near the backpacker area. The club was established with a view to bring professional tournaments to the poker community in Vietnam.

  • Address: 189 Cong Quynh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Contact Number: +84 28 6653 8588 / +84 931 995 877

Now you know where to head on your next trip to Vietnam to play poker! Surrounded by 3,444 km (2,140 miles) of coastline on one side, Vietnam has everything that tourists would love and has to offer. Mountains, high-rise complexes, beaches, tribal villages, colonel structures and friendly locals, Vietnam has it all. But while visiting these casinos, keep in mind the local rules and regulations and the casino-specific restrictions. If you are visiting this beautiful country and are looking for some unique and traditional items to carry back home, click here

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