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Lawmakers seek corruption probe of CNMI governor

The six-member CNMI House of Representatives' minority bloc asked Speaker Blas Jonathan Attao to appoint a special committee to investigate Governor Ralph Torres on allegations of public corruption, fraud, waste, and abuse of public funds, with some of the suspicions focusing on his relationship with casino operator Imperial Pacific International (IPI).

Mark Brown resigns as IPI CEO

Commonwealth Casino Commission Executive Director Edward Deleon Guerrero has revealed that Mark Brown has resigned as CEO of Imperial Pacific International (IPI), effective December 8.

Donaco appoints new directors, resumes trading

Donaco International has announced the appointment of two independent and non-executive directors, including Mel Ashton, who will take on the role of chairman, and...

Silver Heritage Group appoints new director

The Silver Heritage Group has announced the appointment of Darryl Kaplan as a non-executive director of the company with immediate effect.

Arbuckle out as Donaco CEO

The meltdown at Donaco International continued on Thursday when Paul Arbuckle tendered his resignation as CEO only six months into the job.

IPI loses its lawyer

Phillip J. Tydingco, the high-powered lawyer who has been representing Imperial Pacific International (IPI) in a number of legal cases, has indicated that he will be stepping away from his role next week.

Stars Group buys outstanding stake in BetEasy

Canada-based The Stars Group said it agreed to buy out minority shareholders in BetEasy, its Australian sports betting unit for AS$151 million ($103.2 million).

ASX suspends Donaco after major leadership shakeup

The Australian Stock Exchange suspended trading of Donaco International on Monday after a bloodbath at the Annual General Meeting left the firm without the minimum two directors residing in Australia.

Casino Commission doubts IPI’s workforce explanations

Members of the Commonwealth Casino Commission grilled Imperial Pacific International Vice President for Construction Eric Poon last week, clearly doubting that the firm was being forthright about its problems maintaining its construction workforce.

Tinian looks to CCC for guidance on regulations

The Tinian Casino Gaming Control Commission is requesting guidance from the Commonwealth Casino Commission in regards to regulations in Tinian, in light of a...

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