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Recall campaign against Yokohama mayor to launch in October

2020-06-10

Anti-casino groups are preparing to launch their recall campaign against pro-IR Mayor Fumiko Hayashi in October, after having been delayed by the coro

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IPI on verge of having CNMI accounts seized

2020-06-10

Troubled operator Imperial Pacific International appears on the verge of having US$6.9 million seized from its CNMI bank accounts in order to pay dama

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Grand Korea Leisure records zero sales for April

2020-06-10

Grand Korea Leisure has recorded zero sales for the month of April and a year-on-year decline of 73.7 percent in sales for the month of May. The May s

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Frank McFadden appointed SJM COO

2020-06-10

Frank McFadden has been appointed Chief Operating Officer for Gaming and Hospitality of SJM Holdings, replacing the recently-resigned Ng Chi Sing.

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Shinzo Abe: IRs to assist post-Covid tourism recovery

2020-06-09

In the House of Representatives Budget Committee, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe effectively reasserted his government’s intention to move forward with I

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Investor interests left behind in Japan IR race: Mihara

2020-06-09

The interests of investors in Japanese IRs have largely been left behind, spelling potential problems for the future of IR development in the country,

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Capacity not demand seen as key issue in casino reopening

2020-06-09

The lack of capacity due to social distancing measures will be the key challenge for operators in opening their properties and not the lack of demand, says Angel Sueiro, chief operating officer of PH Resorts. 

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Galaxy begins soliciting event proposals for new convention center

2020-06-07

Galaxy Entertainment has begun to solicit event proposals for the Galaxy International Convention Center (GICC), expected to open in the first half of

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Genting Singapore could benefit from MBS investigation woes: Maybank

2020-06-07

A note issued by Maybank at the end of last week predicted that US Department of Justice and Casino Regulatory Authority investigation of Marina Bay S

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Sands China to repatriate Filipino workers

2020-06-05

Sands China is organizing a flight to repatriate some 130 Filipino workers stranded in Macau due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to local media reports.

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PAGCOR boosts government cash remittances to P17b

2020-06-05

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) said it had increased its cash dividend donations to the National Treasury by P5 billion bringing the total to P17 billion ($340.9 million) for 2019. 

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Macau’s recovery depends on easing travel restrictions: Bernstein

2020-06-05

Bernstein Research emphasized in a note on Thursday that the pace and scope of the recovery in the Macau gaming industry was tightly linked to governm

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SkyCity’s bid to swap gaming tables for EGMs rejected

2020-06-05

SkyCity has lost its bid to swap three blackjack tables for sixty gaming machines at its Hamilton casino, with the Gambling Commission turning down it

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Matsui admits Osaka IR may not open until 2028

2020-06-05

Osaka Mayor Ichiro Matsui announced at a Thursday press conference that an extra six months would be necessary for IR operators to submit all of their

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Marina Bay Sands under AML investigation

2020-06-05

Marina Bay Sands is under investigation by the US Department of Justice over concerns that anti-money laundering regulations may have been breached on

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Nagasaki gains a step on Wakayama

2020-06-05

In recent weeks, Nagasaki may have gained a step on Wakayama, which is likely its main rival to secure an IR license.

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SkyCity shares reopening experience as business picks up

2020-06-05

As casinos in Las Vegas begin to open their doors, SkyCity Entertainment recounts its experience as one of the first properties to open in the Asia Pacific region, saying the industry needs to make sure it’s sharing ideas and learning to ensure the...

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Paradise Co. sees sales fall 51.2 percent in May

2020-06-03

Paradise Co. announced on Wednesday that the May sales of its casino division fell 51.2 percent from the same month last year. The total sales figure

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Donaco to keep CEO Arbuckle until his replacement is found

2020-06-03

Donaco International announced on Wednesday that Chief Executive Officer Paul Arbuckle would continue to serve in his post on a month-to-month basis u

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