Kazakhstan: High Rollers Hit Kaz Vegas, A Far Cry from Las Vegas

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Luxury cars sit outside the gated Prince casino in Kapshagay.

It was supposed to be the Las Vegas of Central Asia, a ritzy gambling city on the shores of a man-made lake that would attract high rollers from as far afield as China.

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Joanna Lillis is a freelance writer who specializes in Central Asia. Dean C.K. Cox is the photo editor for EurasiaNet.

Kazakhstan: High Rollers Hit Kaz Vegas, A Far Cry from Las Vegas

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