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Cash-strapped IPI braces for economic impact of coronavirus

2020-02-12

Imperial Pacific International, already challenged in meeting its financial obligations, issued a statement to the local community assuring them of it

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Lawmakers seek corruption probe of CNMI governor

2019-12-12

The six-member CNMI House of Representatives' minority bloc asked Speaker Blas Jonathan Attao to appoint a special committee to investigate Governor Ralph Torres on allegations of public corruption, fraud, waste, and abuse of public funds, with some of...

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Mark Brown resigns as IPI CEO

2019-12-11

Commonwealth Casino Commission Executive Director Edward Deleon Guerrero has revealed that Mark Brown has resigned as CEO of Imperial Pacific International (IPI), effective December 8.

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IPI loses its lawyer

2019-12-04

Phillip J. Tydingco, the high-powered lawyer who has been representing Imperial Pacific International (IPI) in a number of legal cases, has indicated that he will be stepping away from his role next week.

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No fanfare for Imperial Pacific resort opening, amid protests

2017-07-19

Hong Kong-listed Imperial Pacific finally opened the casino portion of its $3.1-billion IR project on the Pacific island of Saipan on July 6, though the group still faces hurdles in completing the resort. The company has generated considerable buzz since...

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Saipan casino eyes 17Q1 debut despite finance delays

2017-01-25

Imperial Pacific Holdings says its resort on the Pacific Island of Saipan will open in the first quarter of this year, despite concern over funding problems for the proposed $7 billion project. The operator, which is currently working out of a temporary...

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Saipan regulator turns back certain junket operators

2016-10-18

The Commonwealth Casino Commission has returned some of the applications of junket operators aiming to supply Saipan’s Best Sunshine International w

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Imperial Pacific reports best monthly VIP roll to date

2016-10-03

Hong Kong-listed Imperial Pacific says its temporary casino on the island of Saipan took in $3.95 billion in VIP rollings in September, its best month

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Imperial Pacific assigned B(EXP) rating: Fitch

2016-09-13

Fitch Ratings says it expects to assign Imperial Pacific International Holdings Ltd a Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of ‘B(E

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CNMI govt expecting $39 million at end of fiscal year

2016-08-04

The CNMI government is expecting an additional $39 million of gaming tax at the end of this fiscal year, local media reports. The amount represents gr

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Bad timing for additional tax says commission

2016-07-14

Representatives of the Commonwealth Casino Commission in Saipan have told the House of Representatives that imposing an additional 10 percent tax on c

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Kan Pacific to assign remaining lease to Best Sunshine

2015-12-09

Best Sunshine International is taking over the remaining term on a lease held by Kan Pacific on the island of Saipan, according to Marianas Variety. T

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Best Sunshine holds grand opening

2015-11-29

THE temporary casino at T Galleria is now in full operation. On Friday night, Nov. 27, Best Sunshine live-training facility or temporary casino at T G

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Mariana Entertainment opens second Club 88

2015-11-21

E-gaming operator Mariana Entertainment has opened another Club 88, this time at the Mariana Resort & Spa in Marpi, north of Saipan. The facility, whi

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Imperial Pacific's temporary Saipan casino to open in November

2015-11-03

Imperial Pacific International Holdings announced that its ‘temporary casino’ on Saipan will officially open on November 27. “In addition, the t

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Imperial Pacific ends loan agreement with Heng Sheng

2015-10-28

Imperial Pacific International said that through a subsidiary has terminated a loan and profit transfer agreement with Macau casino junket Heng Sheng

Imperial Pacific buys land for $3.2 million

2015-09-03

Imperial Pacific International, which is planning to build a $7.1 billion integrated resort on Saipan, last month signed an agreement to purchase 11 h

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Mariana Entertainment plans to open second gaming venue on Saipan

2015-08-23

Mariana Entertainment is planning on opening a second electronic gaming venue on the island of Saipan in the Northern Marianas, according to local sou

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Imperial Pacific launches temporary casino

2015-07-27

Imperial Pacific International Holdings announced that it held a soft opening of a temporary casino in the Pacific island of Saipan on Sunday. “The

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