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IPI files civil suit against the Commonwealth Casino Commission, claiming it’s being denied its constitutional rights

Imperial Pacific International (IPI) has filed yet another lawsuit against the Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC), even as the December 30th deadline looms to pay back $62 million in alleged unpaid tax and penalties owed to the commission.

Commonwealth Casino Commission claims control over license revocation

Commonwealth Casino Commission Chairman Edward Deleon Guerrero claims that his body is the only one authorized to suspend or revoke the gaming license of Imperial Pacific International.

Saipan casino watchdog delays Imperial Pacific license revocation decision

The Saipan Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC) board has deferred its decision on whether to revoke Imperial Pacific International's exclusive gaming license in light of the company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

Commissioner acknowledges ‘prejudice’ in IPI case, lawyer claims company has no money

Two developments surrounding Commissioner Martin Mendiola and Attorney Michael Chen have made headlines this week.

CCC to decide on IPI casino license as negotiations continue

The negotiations for a settlement with Imperial Pacific International (IPI) are ongoing. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC) had not taken any official action, while IPI stated they did not have a comment at this time, according to the report.

Saipan’s casino commission appoints executive director, despite financing woes

Saipan’s Commonwealth Casino Commission has re-appointed Andrew Yeom as its Executive Director, conditionally for two months due to the group’s lack of funding.

Under the Scope: Saipan’s uncertain casino future amidst legal battles 

The fate of casino gaming in Saipan is currently up in the air, as the monopoly license holder – Imperial Pacific International - faces increasing legal action on multiple fronts, and its parent confronts a possible delisting from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. IGamiX Managing Partner Ben Lee points out the missed clues that led to such a scenario and the possible outcomes going forward.

Saipan casino regulator authorizes Imperial Pacific International’s counsel withdrawal

The Commonwealth Casino Commission board has authorized a motion to withdraw three counsels currently assisting Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC in its Supreme Court appeal against CCC’s five complaints.

Imperial Pacific International handed 30 days to repay $62 mln in owed casino license fees

Imperial Pacific International (IPI) has been given 30 days by the Commonwealth Casino Commission board to pay $62 million total in casino license fees it has owed to the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) for almost four years.

Lawmaker urges for immediate cancellation of IPI casino license, for casino commission board to resign

A lawmaker has urged for all of the board members of the Northern Mariana Island’s Commonwealth Casino Commission to resign and for the immediate revocation of Imperial Pacific International (IPI)’s casino license.