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Tokyo prosecutors have arrested three corporate executives for allegedly offering money to a defendant in the 500.com bribery scandal to provide false testimony, according to local media reports.
Las Vegas Sands Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon Adelson chose his words carefully back in May when he announced that his firm, considered by many observers to be the frontrunner among major IR operators, had pulled out of the Japan race. But in an earnings conference call held last week, he let it rip.
The word came down this week and the news was neither expected nor was it positive. Only one prospective IR operator, the Suncity Group, filed a complete application for a bid to partner with the Wakayama Prefectural Government on developing the Marina City location.
Whatever hand wringing may be taking place in private, the Shinzo Abe government’s IR strategy remains one of publicly pretending that all is well,...
Cambodia’s ban on online gambling is expected to hit government tax revenue next year, the Khmer Times reported, citing minutes from a meeting with Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth.
Casino investors from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau have made enquiries about operating in Myanmar after the government passed new regulations in May.
The first Japan IR Expo in Hokkaido has been scheduled for December 11 and 12, 2019, highlighting continuing interest in Japan’s northernmost prefecture.
The Nagasaki Prefectural Government, which claims to be in discussions with about twenty companies interested in forming or joining an IR consortium, is reportedly...
The Cambodian government has issued a further 13 casino licenses in the first four months of 2019, taking the total to 163, local media reports.
Sasebo Mayor Norio Tomonaga used the occasion of the launch of his fourth term on Tuesday to pledge his proactive efforts to gain an IR license at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park.
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