Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Landing project not dead: Justice Secretary

The Philippines Justice Minister has ordered a review of the lease agreement for Landing’s $1.5 billion casino project but has stressed that it does...

Okada sets record straight regarding arrest

Gaming mogul Kazuo Okada has fired back at the allegations made against him by Universal Entertainment Corporation, calling the allegations “false and malicious” and...

No new casinos during presidency: Duterte

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday announced there would be no new casinos set up during his presidency, raising further doubt over major investments...

Wynn Resorts appoints Maddox, Byrne as directors

Wynn Resorts has announced the appointment of CEO Matt Maddox and independent director Richard Byrne as the latest additions to its board of directors....

Wynn Resorts settles with Elaine Wynn, names next chairman

Wynn Resorts Ltd. has appointed Phil Satre as vice chairman of the board, with the intention of appointing him as chairman by the end...

Kazuo Okada arrested in Hong Kong on fraud charges

Japanese gaming mogul Kazuo Okada and an associate have been arrested by Hong Kong’s anti-corruption watchdog, according to a filing from Universal Entertainment Corp. According...

HKJC hires former government official as corporate comms officer

Racing operator Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has appointed a former Hong Kong minister for mainland China affairs as the company’s executive director of...

Nagoya mayor announces IR study amid cloudy prospects

Despite the less than enthusiastic posture of other important local leaders, Nagoya Mayor Takeshi Kawamura is pushing ahead with investigations of a possible IR...

Anthony Cabot hired to guide EZ Baccarat expansion

Talisman Group, creator of EZ Baccarat, has announced that Anthony (Tony) Cabot has joined the company as senior advisor. EZ Baccarat is one of...

PhilWeb open to providing services to offshore gaming companies

Philippines e-games operator PhilWeb says it is not interested in operating as a POGO licensee, but said it is “not opposed” to providing its...

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