Melco Resorts has announced that it is partnering with the Yokohama F Marinos football club to help promote the survival of shopping arcades in Yokohama, Yokosuka, and Yamato. Melco is among the operators hoping to partner with the Yokohama city government on an IR bid.
South Korea, which attracted significant interest when it first opened for foreign investors, is now seen as holding limited appeal unless the government agrees to relax its stance on local gaming.
The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.