Friday, August 12, 2022


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Citizens groups oppose Yumeshima development


About twenty local citizens groups have come together as “The Roundtable Conference by Citizens Concerned about Changing Town Planning of Yumeshima

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Zhengming Pan, CEO of, the Shenzhen-based online sports lottery service provider, is back in Okinawa pitching his IR plans, but this time he b

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Silent treatment came from ACT government: Aquis


Hong-Kong based integrated resort operator Aquis Entertainment Limited responded to recent media reports that alleged that the company had “gone col

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Proposal for an IR in Echizen City


The Fukui Association of Corporate Executives unveiled on Friday its proposal to build an IR in Echizen city, Fukui Prefecture, which is a region of J

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Yokohama divided on IR policy


Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi sketched out in slightly more detail her policy on the possibility of bidding for an IR at her city’s Yamashita Pier l

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Pachinko company presents new Hokkaido IR plan


On Thursday, the Heiwa Corporation, a major privately-owned manufacturer of pachinko and pachislot machines, offered its own plan to build a Japanese

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Galaxy applies for Philippines gaming license


Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group has confirmed that it is planning on opening a casino resort in Philippines, Bloomberg reports. Rumor

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Lawrence Ho pitches “City of the Future” for Japan


Lawrence Ho, chairman and CEO of Melco Resorts & Entertainment, held a press conference on Thursday in Tokyo to reiterate his desire to build an IR in

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Global IR operators train eyes on Cairns


Cambodia-based NagaCorp recently sent a high-level delegation to Australia's Sunshine Coast, suspected to be scouting for IR development opportunties

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Candolim officials reject casino plans


Local officials from the village of Candolim have rejected plans for a land-based casino at a five-star hotel at Annavaddo, Candolim. Speaking to Time

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Second casino in QC will go ahead: Razon


Bloomberry chairman Enrique Razon Jr. says the company is pushing ahead with its planned hotel and casino development in Quezon City despite oppositio

No plans for casino yet: QC government


The Quezon City government says they have not received any formal applications for the development of a casino in the city, local media reports. The 3

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Shambala lays out plans for Primorye IR


Shambala CEO Maxim Smolentsev on Tuesday presented plans for a gambling facility in Primorye during a meeting headed by regional Vice Governor Yevgeny

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Toyota industries chairman negative on Tokoname IR


In a press conference on Monday, Tetsuro Toyoda, who serves as chairman of both the Toyota Industries Corporation as well as the Chubu Economic Federa

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Osaka completes interim IR plan


On August 31, the prefectural and city governments of Osaka unveiled their “Interim Framework Plan” for constructing an IR at Yumeshima, a manmade

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MGTO continues search for new tourists


Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes is looking at tourist markets including the United States and Europe.

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Wakayama IR bid hits rough waters


Wakayama Mayor Masahiro Obana has suggested the possibility that his city could give up its bid to locate a regional IR in the Marina City district am

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Aristocrat expects 30 pct profit surge in FY17


Gaming supplier Aristocrat Leisure Ltd. says it expects a 20 to 30 percent growth in net profit after tax for the 2017 fiscal year. The forecast was m

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Queen's Wharf Brisbane redrafts bridge plans


The consortium behind a proposed A$3 billion (US$2.3 billion) casino resort in Brisbane has been forced to re-draft its plans for the bridge that conn

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