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IPI workers leave CNMI over uncertain future

Uncertain of their future and immigration status, a number of foreign workers at Imperial Pacific International have chosen to leave the CNMI, according to...

IPI still short of U.S. workers

Imperial Pacific International needs to boost the percentage of U.S. workers in its labor pool to 65 percent from 44 percent at present to meet the conditions of its casino license, local media reports.

IPI debt levels rise, construction woes persist

Imperial Pacific International is facing mounting levels of bad debt due to its practice of extending direct credit to VIPs, while it continues to...

IPI confirms it will be seeking for construction deadline extension

Imperial Pacific International (IPI) has confirmed it will be asking the CNMI government for an extension for the completion of its integrated resort in...

Confusing bill leads to CCC to drop Rota and Tinian representation

The Commonwealth Casino Commission will cease its representation of Rota and Tinian as of today, as terms for the commissioners representing both islands expire,...

Guam needs to approve casinos to remain competitive: academic

The Pacific Island of Guam needs to approve casinos to avoid losing its tourists to the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, where gambling is...

Saipan visa program under threat

An effort to save a program that allows the Northern Mariana Islands to import labor is likely to fail due to recent cases of...

IPI posts two-fold growth in VIP revenue, profit decline in 2017

Imperial Pacific International saw strong growth in VIP revenue in 2017, but increased expenses and impairments pushed the operator to post a 31.9 percent...

Imperial Pacific may request deadline extension

Imperial Pacific may request another extension to the deadline set for completion of 329 rooms for its hotel project, local media cited Commonwealth Casino...

FBI raided IPI Saipan offices: Bloomberg

Imperial Pacific’s Saipan office was allegedly raided by U.S. federal agents last week, according to a report from Bloomberg. The casino operator however said it...

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