By: Tien Yu-ping and Lilian Wu
Taipei, Oct. 9 (CNA) A Taiwanese-invested casino in Russia’s Primorye Krai
near Vladivostok attracted a large crowd during a trial run Thursday, leaving the owners optimistic that the project can be a success.
Nearly 5,000 guests, including the Primorye governor, the region’s tourism head and local tycoons, thronged into the Tigre De Cristal casino in less than four hours Thursday night, said Taiwan’s Firich Enterprises Co. (伍豐科技).
The showing demonstrated the government’s high hopes for the development of the integrated entertainment zone in which the casino is located as well as the big tourism draws casinos represent, the company said. [FULL STORY]