In June, two virtual skins in the popular esports title Counterstrike: Global Offensive (CSGO) were sold for a record-breaking total of $780,000, the largest single transaction to date in CSGO history.
The Kyushu Nagasaki International Tourism Human Resource Development Consortium Preparatory Committee will hold its second seminar at the end of July aimed at sharing experiences from experts in the integrated resorts industry.
The Wakayama prefectural government has officially approved Clairvest Neem Venture’s plans to develop an integrated resort in the city.
Mobile-first casino games developer OneTouch is preparing to launch a series of premium, localised casino games in Japan in partnership with a well-established Japan-based studio.
MGM Resorts and Orix Corp.'s $9 billion Osaka IR in are in line with what the government had envisaged. Wakayama has officially approved Clairvest Neem Venture’s plans to develop an integrated resort in the city.
The Niki Chyau Fwu (Parkview) Group, one of the three finalists seeking to become the IR operator partner of Nagasaki Prefecture, has become the first operator to reveal most of its potential consortium.
In what is widely regarded as positive news by local observers, it has emerged that the MGM-Orix consortium is proposing a JPY1 trillion (US$9.1 billion) investment level for its Osaka Yumeshima IR.
Fumiko Hayashi has announced her intention to run for a fourth term as mayor of Yokohama, and on her candidacy rides the fate of Yokohama’s IR bid.
At one point the most anticipated IR development, these are now lonely days for the Osaka Yumeshima IR, whose buzz has become nearly inaudible, following a dramatic shift in local business attitudes.