Friday, April 26, 2019

Sasebo mayor cruises to easy reelection win

Sasebo Mayor Norio Tomonaga cruised to an easy electoral win over his single opponent, gathering 78.2 percent of the vote, and thus ensuring continuity in the city’s plan to make an IR bid at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park.

MGM to hold three-week IR exhibition in central Osaka

MGM Resorts Japan has announced that it will be holding an exhibition in central Osaka for approximately three weeks on the theme of “What’s an IR?”

CoD Manila eyes expansion opportunities

Premium Leisure Corp Chairman Willy Ocier says the companies involved in the City of Dreams Manila  are considering opening a second property at a different location, The Philippine Star reports.

Gaming tax revenue up 6.1 percent in 19Q1

The Macau government has raked in approximately MOP29.6 billion (US$3.7 billion) in gaming taxes for the first three months of the year, representing an...

Belle Corp net income down in 19Q1, despite COD Manila growth

Despite gaming revenue growth at its City of Dreams Manila complex, Belle Corp registered a fall in consolidated net income for the first quarter...

IPI expects phase 1 opening by end of Q3

Imperial Pacific International Holdings on Tuesday announced it expects to “partially” open its casino resort by September 30, 2019. The company didn’t add any more...

Gaming license tender process set for 2022: Government

Macau chief executive Fernando Chui Sai On has confirmed the government will launch a public tendering for gaming licenses prior to the current expiry...

Australian analysts forecast VIP recovery next year

While Australia’s casino operators have suffered from lower spending by Asian high-roller gamblers, analysts see potential VIP recovery in the 2020 financial year.  In a...

Political stars align for Hokkaido IR development

As the dust settles from the two rounds of the Unified Local Elections, the results that have emerged represent the best-case scenario for IR...

Abe Cabinet endorses voluntary measures to combat gambling addiction

As expected, the Abe Cabinet has endorsed the new measures to combat the gambling addiction in accordance with its responsibilities under the Basic Law...

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