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Top 5 Casino Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City


Many tourists often choose to gamble at casino hotels in Ho Chi Minh City as a way to relax, try their luck and enjoy modern and comfortable facilities. However, the gambling rules and laws in Vietnam are very strict, and thus, there are not as many casinos as other countries. Moreover, those casinos are all under high control and require proper identifications to enter. In our guide, you can find some regulation as well as a list of casino hotels in Ho Chi Minh City to help you have a better understanding.

Vietnamese Laws about Gambling

The anti-gambling laws of Vietnam are strict, with the exception of the lottery.

For Vietnamese

  • Must be older than 21 years old and have full capacity for civil acts as prescribed by the laws of Vietnam
  • Have enough financial capacity to participate in the games in the casino business location. Players must demonstrate the regular income from VND 10 million/month or more, or subject to tax from level 3 or above as defined in personal income tax law
  • Must buy tickets to participate in the casino (the admission is VND one million/24 hours continuously/person or VND 25 million/month/person)
  • Must not be someone whose family members have sent a request to casino operators, banning the person from playing at the casinos

For foreigners and overseas Vietnamese

  • Foreigners and Vietnamese from abroad must have foreign passports issued by the competent authority of a foreign country, and valid, legitimate document entry into Vietnam. So make a note to bring along your passport or other proof of your nationality
  • Must have the full capacity for civil acts in accord with the laws of Vietnam
  • Voluntarily follow the game rules and rules of the casino business

Top 5 Casino Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

As mentioned above, the laws in Vietnam about gambling are very strict. Consequently, there are no croupiers or no live table bets since they are all forbidden. All of the games, including roulette, blackjack, baccarat, poker, are computerized and done electronically through gaming machines. There is one exception at the Grand Ho Tram Strip Casino, but it is located outside of Ho Chi Minh City (three-hour drive by car from Ho Chi Minh City). Below is the list of licensed casino hotels in Ho Chi Minh City.

New World Hotel - The International Tourist Club (ITC)

Address: 76 Le Lai, District 1
Opening hours: 24/7

New World Hotel is a 5-star hotel, located right in the bustling center of District 1. The location is very convenient for guests visiting famous attractions such as Ben Thanh Market and the other famous landmarks.

Located at the annex wing of New World Hotel in the corner of Le Lai and Pham Hong Thai Street, the Chat slots game center (also known as The International Tourist Club) opens 24 hours a day and offers the latest in e-gaming. It was established in 1995. The staffs here are able to converse in Vietnamese, English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien, and Korean if you require.

Grand Hotel - The Grand Club

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Address: 8 Dong Khoi, District 1
Opening hours: 11 AM - 3 AM

Opened in 1930, the Grand Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Ho Chi Minh City. You will be within walking distance of the Saigon River as well as the commercial and entertainment locations. Experiencing many changes through the turbulent times, the hotel still maintains the elegant architecture of France a century ago.

The Grand Club at Grand Hotel Saigon offers the opportunity to play a variety of games in a 5-star resort hotel right in downtown Ho Chi Minh. Electronic baccarat, roulette, blackjack tables as well as Mystery Jackpots are all available.

Rex Hotel - Club Dynasty

Address: 141 Nguyen Hue Boulevard, District 1
Opening hours: 24/7

Located on Nguyen Hue Boulevard, the Rex Hotel has witnessed how Vietnamese history changes. With over 80 years of establishment and development, Rex hotel has become the leading luxury hotel, the symbol of hospitality in Vietnam. Nowadays, the hotel offers all of the modern conveniences and amenities, including several casual dining restaurants, an executive lounge, two swimming pools (one with a rooftop bar), a spa and fitness center, and a rooftop tennis court.

The gambling club at Rex Hotel is called Club Dynasty and is located on the first floor. All of the gaming machines are up to date.

Caravelle Hotel - Vegas Club

Address: 19 Lam Son Square, District 1
Opening hours: 24/7

Caravelle is the international 5-star hotel and first opened in 1959. Its position is right in the center of the city, adjacent to the Saigon Opera House. The service here is excellent with good reviews of the staff, food, and rooms.


The Vegas Club located on the first floor, the well-designated casino offers the updated slots and international gaming tables with electronic blackjack, roulette, and baccarat. Individual electronic gaming tables and slots are well organized. Additionally, special events and promotions are featured frequently.

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Vegas Club in Caravelle Hotel

Majestic Hotel - M Club

Address: 1 Dong Khoi Street, District 1
Opening hours: 11 AM - 3 AM

Built in 1925, the Majestic Hotel has the French Colonial style. Nowadays, the Majestic Hotel still retains its luxury looks and is regarded as a magnificent luxury symbol of Ho Chi Minh City. Current amenities consist of upscale dining, a spa, a fitness center, a rooftop bar, and a lounge. Outdoor activities, including a BBQ area and outdoor pool, are open all year.

M. Club is an electronic gaming parlor found on the Mezzanine Floor of the 5-star Hotel Majestic Saigon and offers a variety of modern gaming options, such as baccarat, blackjack or roulette.

Conclusion on Top 5 Casino Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

The best 5 casino hotels in Ho Chi Minh City offer an extensive collection of roulette tables, slot machines, and card games for you to make the best out of your night in the city. You could also find a wide range of entertainment inside the luxurious hotels, including fitness centers, spas, and swimming pools, as well as restaurants serving local and international cuisine in a gorgeous environment.

Full Guide:  Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City



Guest - Amina on Wednesday, 29 January 2020 16:23

I heard the Grand Ho Tram is good also

I heard the Grand Ho Tram is good also
Guest - Clint on Tuesday, 22 October 2019 10:36

Just what I needed! Thanks for the article man!

Just what I needed! Thanks for the article man!
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