Monday, June 27, 2022


Title image
IPI on verge of having CNMI accounts seized


Troubled operator Imperial Pacific International appears on the verge of having US$6.9 million seized from its CNMI bank accounts in order to pay dama

Title image
IPI owes community benefit fund $37 million


Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC) executive director Charlie Atalig has filed a complaint against IPI for allegedly failing to contribute $40 milli

Title image
Parent company will back IPI Saipan: lawyer


Michael Dotts, general counsel for the Saipan casino operator, says that Imperial Pacific International Holdings, the Hong Kong-listed parent company

Title image
IPI staff suffer electricity cut as another lawsuit hits the firm


The existential woes of Imperial Pacific International deepened even further this week as Saipan’s utility cut electricity services to its staff hou

Title image
IPI at risk of closing permanently


Imperial Pacific International (IPI) has pleaded to the U.S. District Court for the NMI to stay or suspend proceedings related to a lawsuit filed by P

Title image
IPI hit by power shutoff after nonpayment of energy bill


Imperial Pacific International was briefly hit by a power shutoff this week after falling delinquent on paying its energy bill. The Commonwealth Ut

Title image
IPI furloughs over 500 employees


Imperial Pacific International has already furloughed 575 employees as of Tuesday last week as a result of the COVID-19 impact, IPI officials said. 

Title image
IPI loses US$5.6 million judgement to former contractor


US District Court Judge Ramona V. Manglona has awarded Pacific Rim Land Development a US$5.6 million judgement against Imperial Pacific International

Title image
IPI files countersuit against former contractor


Imperial Pacific International has accused its former contractor, Pacific Rim Land Development, of providing false information in its lawsuit against

Title image
IPI going lean to survive COVID-19 downturn


Imperial Pacific International has cited the need for a more efficient and effective organization in order to endure the economic hardship caused by t

Title image
IPI contractor lawsuit to proceed


A U.S. District Court in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands has backed a contractor seeking $5.65 million from Imperial Pacific International, declining the company’s petition to dismiss the case.

Title image
IPI 2019 revenue drops as VIP roll collapses


Imperial Pacific International reported a more than 77 percent drop in 2019 revenue and a wider loss as its VIP business dried up.

Title image
IPI fails to get lawsuit dismissed


Imperial Pacific International has failed in an attempt to quash a lawsuit from three local businesses who accuse the operator of interfering with their operations.

Title image
Imperial Pacific announces temporary casino closure


Imperial Pacific International, which operates the only casino on the island of Saipan, has reportedly announced the temporary shutdown of its property from 12 a.m. on Tuesday. 

Title image
IPI issues profit warning to shareholders


Imperial Pacific International warned its shareholders in a filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that its full year 2019 results will include higher

Title image
IPI hires more lawyers to defend against forced labor allegations


Imperial Pacific International has hired two new lawyers, former NMI Bar president Sean E. Frink and Catherine J. Cachero of the Marianas Legal Strate

Title image
CNMI lawmaker demands US$37 million payment from IPI


Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature lawmaker Tina Sablan is seeking more information about Imperial Pacific International, as well as further r

Title image
Lawmakers discuss lifting moratorium on poker machines


Saipan lawmakers are considering lifting a moratorium on poker machines to help make up for the shortfall in casino revenues.  During an informal

Title image
Cash-strapped IPI braces for economic impact of coronavirus


Imperial Pacific International, already challenged in meeting its financial obligations, issued a statement to the local community assuring them of it

Asia Gaming Brief is a news and intelligence service providing up to date market information for worldwide executives on relevant gaming issues in Asia.

3rd party / Cookies
Show settings
Contact us

PO Box 1139, Macau SAR
Tel: +853 2871 7267
Fax: +853 2871 7264

Asia Gaming Brief