Please let me know the regulations on providing information, advertising and sales promotion on Casino business?
According to Chapter V of Decree No. 03/2017/NĐ-CP, Provision of information, advertising and sales promotion on Casino business is stipulated as follow:
Regarding to provision of information:
The enterprise shall post fully the rules for entering or leaving the casino and publish fully the game rules and regulations on dispute settlement at the casino.
The enterprise shall provide information and figures relevant to casino business for competent authorities on request to serve the supervision, inspection and investigation according to laws.
The enterprise shall take responsibility for the accuracy and honesty of the information published and provided.
Regarding to the advertising on Casino business
According to the Clause 1, Article 37 of Decree No. 03/2017/NĐ-CP, only enterprises having the Certificates of eligibility for casino business issued according to Decree and enterprises specified in clause 1 Article 62 of this Decree shall be allowed to conduct the advertising of activities relevant to casino business.
The advertising of activities relevant to casino business must comply with laws on advertising. Advertisement contents:
Name and address of the enterprise;
Names of prize-winning games;
Persons eligible to play games at the casino as specified in Articles 11 and 12 of Decree No. 03/2017/NĐ-CP.
Regarding to advertising media: the advertising shall be performed on panels and/or signboards and located in casinos, provided that people not entering the casinos will not hear or see the advertisement contents. Apart from the form specified in this clause, the enterprise must not perform the adverting of casino business in any shape or form.
In case apart from the advertising forms specified in clause 3 of this Article, any casino-operating enterprise satisfying regulations in Article 12 of this Decree may perform the advertising in an entertaining program on electronic equipment of an international flight or in the secure area of an international airport or an international port within the period of pilot permission for Vietnamese citizens to play in casinos.
Discount and sales promotion:
According to Article 38 of Decree No. 03/2017/NĐ-CP, Casino-operating enterprises may give discounts for gamblers or conduct sales promotion activities according to applicable laws on taxes and relevant law provisions./.