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2021-03-24
Billionaire James Packer plans to abide by the decision of Crown Resorts' board on whether to accept an A$8 billion ($6.2 billion) bid from Blackstone Group, reinforcing the company's negotiating stance.

2021-02-17
The Nagasaki Prefectural Government has confirmed that five consortiums are in the race to become their partners in a licensing bid. The five have been named as Casinos Austria Japan, Current Group, Niki Chau Fwu (Parkview), One Kyushu (TTL Resorts),...

2021-02-03
UK-based Entain Plc has made a non-binding offer to buy the wagering and media division of Australia’s largest gambling company, Tabcorp Holdings.

2021-02-01
Wynn Resorts has confirmed to the Asahi Shinbun that it has dropped out of the Yokohama IR race, leaving five firms believed to be in the running; Galaxy, Genting, Melco, Sega Sammy, and Shotoku.

2021-02-01
The Nagasaki Prefectural Government has announced that five consortiums have submitted documents in hopes of partnering with the prefecture in its IR licensing bid. The companies involved were not named, though the prefecture indicated that among them...

2018-04-15
While many industry analysts continue to assume that either Tokyo or Yokohama will pursue an IR bid, the political realities of Japanese local communi

2018-02-04
Lottery service provider AGTech announced on Monday it has won the bid to market and promote instant scratch sports lottery in the country from the PR

2018-01-28
Bloomberry Resorts Corporation has submitted a bid to purchase 16 hectares of land where Solaire Resort & Casino and its expansion area is located. In

2018-01-23
Hideaki Omura, the governor of Aichi Prefecture, is now expected to clarify his position by the end of March on whether or not to support an IR bid fo

2018-01-22
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is understood to have withdrawn Paris’s candidacy to host the 2025 World Expo, according to a report from Fre

2018-01-15
Caesars Entertainment has made a powerful move in its campaign to win an IR license by establishing a three-person “Japan Advisory Committee” fill

2017-12-13
On Tuesday afternoon, the Osaka city government published a recruitment announcement for a company that would be employed to offer advice on the proce

2017-12-04
MGM Resorts Japan has become an Official Partner with the Osaka government in its bid to host the 2025 World Expo at Yumeshima, the same location that

2017-11-19
Japanese tourism company Kamori Kanko and developer Niseko Alpine Developments has announced a partnership to redevelop its flagship property in Hokka

2017-11-11
In an interview with a Japanese newspaper, Jan Jones Blackhurst, executive vice-president of public policy and corporate responsibility at Caesars Ent

2017-08-29
Since her impressive victory a month ago in a hard-fought reelection effort, eyes have been focused on Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi, trying to foreca

2017-08-01
Caesars Entertainment, which has been looking to expand in Asia, says it is considering bids in the major Japanese markets as well as opportunities in

2017-07-05
Las Vegas Sands and MGM Resorts are among the two operators most likely to receive the urban IR concessions in Osaka and Yokohama, notes Morningstar a

2017-03-20
Queensland is seeking expressions of interest for a third casino in the state after plans for an A$8.1 billion ($6.2 billion) dollar investment from t

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