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Japan IRs have a new schedule

After spending most of this year in denial or else paralyzed by the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Japanese central government has finally made a credible decision about its IR development plans, which is to push back the timeline by nine months.
Steelman Partners to design Pixel Companyz IR proposals

Steelman Partners to design Pixel Companyz IR proposals

The Tokyo-listed firm Pixel Companyz, which announced its intention to join the Japan IR race in August, has unveiled a partnership with Las Vegas-based...

Tokyo-listed Pixel Companyz enters Japan IR race

The Tokyo-listed firm Pixel Companyz has announced its entry into the Japan IR race, unveiling an alliance with French casino operator Groupe Partouche. Although the...

Oshidori confident of presenting most “exciting” Nagasaki bid

Oshidori said its confident its bid for a license in Nagasaki will be far “more exciting” than any other project and the termination of an accord with France’s Groupe Partouche won’t affect its chances.

Nagasaki Shinkansen faces construction delays

The Kyushu Shinkansen’s planned Nagasaki Route may not be constructed according to the timeline that had earlier been proposed, potentially being an economic setback...

Get Nice and Current Corp moving forward with joint Japan IR bid

A Thursday release to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange confirms that Get Nice Holdings is moving forward with its IR bid in Japan, which...

Nagasaki governor suggests Japan’s IR timeline may face delay

Nagasaki Governor Hodo Nakamura indicated at a press conference on Tuesday that his prefecture is no longer confident that the central government intends to...

Nagasaki engages with IR operators on RFP process

The IR Promotion Division of the Nagasaki Prefectural Government has launched a series of explanatory meetings for IR operators considering applications for the local...

Nagasaki reconsolidates IR bid support from Kyushu governors

Nagasaki’s bid to win one of the three available IR licenses was boosted last week by a demonstration that they had reconsolidated support from...

Nagasaki governor says IR could create 36,000 new jobs

Nagasaki Governor Hodo Nakamura told his prefectural assembly on Tuesday that the establishment of an IR at Huis Ten Bosch could result in the...


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Coronavirus live updates: Macau gaming workers to face more Covid-19 tests

The latest news and updates on the Covid-19 (coronavirus) - with regularly updated information relating to new cases, travel restrictions and other information to...
500 .com auditor resigns over disagreement on Japan bribery case

500 .com auditor resigns over disagreement on Japan bribery case

Online sports lottery provider 500 .com has announced that its auditor, Friedman LLP, resigned last week in connection with the Japan bribery case, and... says no breach of foreign corrupt practices act says no breach of foreign corrupt practices act

Online lottery company said a special investigative committee (SIC) established to probe its role into an alleged bribery scandal in Japan found that there had been no violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. 

Sega Sammy Creation reported US$15 million loss in FY2019

According to the official government record, Sega Sammy Creation lost JPY1.56 billion (about US$15 million) in the year ending March 31, 2020.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.
asia gaming briefings Sep 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Sep 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: SPORTS BETTING Ball games bounce back. Major sporting events are slowly ramping up around the world and with them the drama and surprises, not all of them good for sports betting operators.
Asia Gaming Briefings AUG 2020

Asia Gaming Briefings – Aug 2020 Edition

IN FOCUS: AUSTRALIA Reopening pubs, online rethink and reflections on gambling behaviour The country tackled the first wave of the epidemic with relative success, however,...