Vietnam rolls the dice at Ho Tram

As casinos spread across Asia, Vietnam gets into the game with a world class resort on the beach south of Ho Chi Minh City, the former Saigon. But the Ho Tram Strip faces unique challenges.

Totally globalized native New Yorker and former broadcast news producer Muhammad Cohen is a blogger for Forbes and author of Hong Kong On Air, a novel set in his adopted hometown during the 1997 handover about television news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie. See his bio, online archive and more at; follow him on Facebook and Twitter @MuhammadCohen.