WILL A TRUE CASINO CLUSTER DEVELOP IN RUSSIA'S PRIMORYE INTEGRATED ENTERTAINMENT ZONE?
a recent GGRAsia article, the director of the Primorsky Krai Department of Tourism reiterated Russia's commitment to turn the Primorye Integrated Entertainment Zone (IEZ) into a regional tourism hub, emphasizing the important role casino developments will play in that process. With only one casino currently operational and just US$2.7 billion in investments planned by 2025, The Innovation Group (TIG) questions whether a true casino cluster and its tourism-driving effects will come to fruition in the Russian Far East. Read
our examination based on the global phenomenon of casino agglomeration by TIG Director of International Development