Non-China VIPs are key target for Asia casinos. China has been exercising a zero-tolerance approach to community infection since the Covid-19 pandemic. Chinese authorities have also emphasised a crackdown on citizens travelling overseas for casino play or being involved in online betting. The country has amended its criminal code to outlaw anyone assisting others in such activity from March 1, 2021. South Korean and Vietnamese expats living, working and owning businesses in destination markets will be a battleground in Asian markets. Hoiana, a casino resort in Vietnam, has a foreigner-only casino and has launched luxury hotel accommodation on a phased basis.