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2021-03-23
Hong Kong-listed R&F Properties is seeking new financing and a casino operator partner for the Midan City development in Incheon, attempting to recover from Caesars Entertainment’s abandonment of the partnership.

2021-03-19
Esports entrepreneur Mellissa Kong, who runs REES, an esports engagement platform, speaks to Asia Gaming Brief editor Felix Ng about how hospitality and retail brands, including integrated resorts, can better use their esport spaces to attract gamers...

2021-03-17
Vietnam real-estate giant Vingroup Group has announced it will officially open it's long-awaited $2.8 billion Phu Quoc United Center "Sleepless City" on April 21, 2021. 

2021-03-05
Melco Resorts & Entertainment said construction work on its City of Dreams Mediterranean property is proceeding smoothly and the property is slated to open in Summer, 2022.

2021-03-01
The One Kyushu consortium has announced that Kohei Uchimura, Olympic gymnast and local hero, will be its brand ambassador for its Nagasaki IR bid.

2021-02-26
Caesars' Entertainment CEO Tom Reeg responded to an analysts' question on the sale of its Korea venture by saying: "Korea has gone, we sold it for some barbecue pork. We sold it back to our partners and have no more commitment. We're out."

2021-02-26
A Yokohama court dismissed an effort by anti-casino local residents to argue that the city government could not make use of the land at Yamashita Pier for IR construction.

2021-02-25
Resorts World Manila Chief Operating Officer Stephen Reilly has introduced the property's new Grand Wing, which has been under construction for five year in a near ten minute video. The production highlights the health and safety options, as well as the...

2021-02-24
International Entertainment said its Marina Square Properties unit is in talks with the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) over the details for a provisional IR license it received in November and it trying to develop a new operation format...

2021-02-23
Delta Corp’s plan to build an IR in the village of Mopa may fit in with designs by the local state government in Goa to rein in or even eliminate the offshore casinos on the River Mandovi.

2021-02-22
The reports in the Korea media last week have proven to be correct: Caesars Entertainment has withdrawn from its project in Incheon, and in doing so gave up its last interest in Asian gaming under its new, US market-focused leadership.

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),...

2021-02-17
The municipal government of Yokohama has announced that one IR operator has already passed its qualification screening, though the name of the company was not disclosed.

2021-02-17
The government of Osaka has decided to reopen its IR bidding process to allow the possibility of challengers to the MGM-Orix consortium which has hitherto been the only accepted applicant for the Yumeshima site.

2021-02-11
The Osaka government has given up on specifying in its official documents when the prospective Yumeshima IR would actually have its full opening. The target date has had to be revised backward several times, and at this point the authorities feel that...

2021-02-04
Wynn Resorts has clarified that its withdrawal from the Yokohama IR race at this juncture does not mean that it no longer has interest in the Japan market, and that it could jump into a bid for another candidate site at another time.

2021-02-03
Work is expected to begin on an integrated resort in Crimea early this year, with the project to be completed by 2024, according to information distributed by Russia Gaming Week. The resort will include a five-star hotel, casino, swimming pool, conference...

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...

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