Friday, April 26, 2019

Las Vegas’ Lucky Dragon to become a non-gaming hotel

Chinese-themed Las Vegas hotel-casino, Lucky Dragon, sold on Monday for $36 million after months of searching for a buyer, Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. However, the...

Interblock to install Big Six Super Spin at Resort World Manila

Luxury gaming manufacturer and electronic table game (ETG) market leader Interblock® announced the placement of a 100 seat stadium at Resorts World Manila (RWM). The...

China lottery sales down 13 pct in March

China lottery sales declined for the second month in a row in March, with sales growth decline felt in both the welfare lottery and...

No definite plans for CoD expansion, Premium Leisure says

Premium Leisure Corp. has clarified that there are no definite plans for the expansion of the City of Dreams brand in the Philippines at the moment, after Chairman Willy Ocier was widely reported as talking about a potential new resort on Tuesday.

Nagacorp says $3.5b Naga 3 expansion counts as an acquisition

Nagacorp said that after discussions with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange it is clarifying that its $3.5 billion expansion plan for Naga 3 counts as an acquisition of assets under listing rules.

Fujiki to establish Yokohama anti-casino organization

Yokohama Harbor Transport Association Chairman Yukio Fujiki is stepping up his efforts to head off an IR bid in his city by establishing a new anti-casino called the “Yokohama Harbor Resort Association.”

Hard Rock Tomakomai office opens

Hard Rock Japan’s Tomakomai office has now opened—shortly after the election of Governor Naomichi Suzuki and a conservative prefectural assembly has kept the city’s IR hopes very much alive.

Osaka launches RFC process and provides IR development timeline

New Osaka Governor Hirofumi Yoshimura has wasted little time in launching his prefecture’s RFC process and has provided an anticipated timeline for the development of the Yumeshima IR.

Visitor arrivals increase 24 pct in March, boosted by bridge arrivals

Visitor arrivals to Macau increased 24 percent year-on-year in the month of March, boosted by a boost in visitors coming via the newly built...

Suncity ups stake in Summit Ascent to almost 28 percent

Suncity Group Holdings has bought a further 24.68 percent stake in Summit Ascent Holdings for HK$717.8 million ($91.5 million) as it seeks to build an “integrated tourism-related platform.”

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