Hokkaido Governor Naomichi Suzuki's decision to drop out of the Japan IR race represents the collapse of the strongest IR initiative outside of the Kansai and Kanto regions.
Osaka Mayor Ichiro Matsui is leaning toward a policy that would see the 49 hectares of land utilized for IR development at Yumeshima rented to the operator.
After two-and-a-half years of repeating that she was a “blank slate” on IR development, Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi’s now says she feels “a sense of crisis” that the city’s IR bid must go forward.
The Wakayama Prefectural Government has scheduled August 6 as the date for the first meeting of its IR Experts Committee and has revealed the eight members of the panel.
Caesars Entertainment has announced that it is partnering with Taito, Japan’s leading arcade game company, to jointly host an eSports tournament in Las Vegas next month.
Makinohara Mayor Kikuo Sugimoto has told his city council that local residents near the Oyori area have offered no objections to the plans to make an IR bid after the concept was explained to them.
Genting Singapore has made a rare statement about its intentions in Japan in its recently issued Annual Report 2018. Executive Chairman Tan Sri Lim
This year’s Japanese Spring show at the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden features as its centerpiece a ten meter tall replica of Osaka C
Nagasaki has joined both Osaka and Wakayama in proposing to open the doors of its IR by the end of 2024 should it be selected for one of the three ava
Wynn Resorts Development Japan President Chris Gordon says that his company was proposing to build the world’s largest IR in a city such as Tokyo, Y
The Sasebo Chamber of Commerce and Industry formally launched a new organization called the “Nagasaki Marine IR Council” on Monday, with about thirty members.
The Hokkaido IR Experts’ Committee held its fourth and final meeting on Monday, producing no surprises but once again declaring that Tomakomai city
Osaka city is firming up its intention to ask its IR consortium to contribute JPY20 billion yen ($180 million) of the costs of extending rail links to
Casinos Austria International Japan (CAIJ) is planning to build its IR bid on the security that comes with choosing a state-run casino operator, and it will be based on the themes of classical music and medical care, according to CAIJ President Akio Hayashi...
Casinos Austria International (CAI) unexpectedly emerged as the 17th international IR operator—and the second Europe-based firm—to clearly enter the contest for one of the three IR licenses to be available in Japan.
Chiba is a third municipality in the Japanese capital region still actively mulling the possibility of an IR bid. This was revealed by Chiba’s response to the recent central government survey of all 47 prefectures and 20 designated cities, according...
Genting and five other losing bidders for a casino license in Andorra are petitioning the government to review and potentially annul the process due t
The gaming industry fallout sparked by the sexual misconduct charges against Wynn Resorts founder Steve Wynn has been dramatic, but it remains difficu
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