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2020-12-02
Imperial Pacific International paid a services firm $130,000 to oversee the construction of its casino and hotel tower and to file the documents with the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands' Department of Public Works. However, the contractor failed...

2020-12-02
The CNMI Senate passed on a 6-1-1 vote a bill that would legalize and regulate the creation of an online gambling industry on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota.

2020-12-01
Saipan is unlikely to be on China's blacklist for targeting its nationals for gambling as the industry is relatively small and unlikely to raise red flags, said Donald Browne, CEO of Imperial Pacific, the island's only operator.

2020-10-16
Democratic Representative in the Northern Marianas Legislature, Tina Sablan, believes that CNMI regulators dropped the ball on IPI.

2020-10-08
Imperial Pacific International has reportedly offered to pay half of its $15 million annual license fee now, with the remainder deferred until February next year due to the impact of Covid-19 on its business.

2020-09-25
Cash-strapped Imperial Pacific International is making yet another proposal to the CNMI government; this time to allow it to pay its US$15 million ann

2020-09-16
CNMI Governor Ralph Torres has signaled his fundamental lack of direction on the question of how to handle Imperial Pacific International and its inab

2020-09-10
Another plaintiff is asking the court to enforce a settlement awarded against Imperial Pacific International, saying it has violated the terms of an initial agreement.

2020-09-09
A $9.4 million claim by the Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands’ tax department should come before the claims of former contractor Pacific Rim Development in a legal dispute, local media reports the Office of the Attorney General as saying.

2020-09-08
Imperial Pacific International’s newly appointed CEO Donald Browne has reportedly told members of the House of Representatives Gaming Committee that the government’s actions have made them feel unwanted on Saipan.

2020-09-04
Imperial Pacific International Senior Vice-President of Public Affairs Tao Xing has told the government authorities in CNMI that the firm is extending

2020-09-02
A key contractor in a legal dispute with Imperial Pacific International has again asked the federal court to order the U.S. Marshals Service to seize some of the company’s assets.

2020-09-01
Perhaps figuring that a good offense is the best defense, Imperial Pacific International has taken the remarkable step of accusing the CNMI government

2020-08-26
Under fire for its perceived laxness in dealing with troubled operator Imperial Pacific International, the Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC) of Sai

2020-08-20
CNMI Governor Ralph Torres has issued a letter to Imperial Pacific International informing the firm of his intention to suspend or revoke its casino l

2020-08-18
Imperial Pacific International has clarified that it wants exclusive rights to all gaming activities on the island of Saipan and is prepared to defend its position as the sole license holder.

2020-08-14
Chairman of the Commonwealth Casino Commission Edward DeLeon Guerrero has issued a public statement expressing disappointment in Saipan casino operato

2020-08-11
The fundamental problems now sinking IPI were not only predictable—they were predicted, according to industry insiders. A few months after the U

2020-08-10
Imperial Pacific chairman, executive director, and majority shareholder Cui Li Jie has been forced to sell 2.2 billion shares in Imperial Pacific, aft

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