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Suncity hotel unit granted incorporation in the Philippines

SunTrust Home Developers announced that Suncity WC Hotel was granted incorporation by the Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on January 19.

Yokohama expected to launch its RFP process shortly

The administration of Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi is expected to announce shortly the start of its RFP process to build a major urban IR at Yamashita Pier, potentially becoming the largest IR development in Japan.

Paradise Co. accused of pushing some employees into early retirement

Accusations have appeared in the Korean media alleging that Paradise Co, used some questionable tactics to encourage some employees into early retirement as part of the firm’s measures to reduce costs.

Oshidori issues positive profit alert

Oshidori International, a bidder for an IR operating license in Nagasaki, Japan, has issued a positive profit alert to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, projecting an unaudited consolidated profit of more than HK$2.3 billion (US$304 million) for the year 2020.

CPI: Ready for cashless gaming

With the landmark decision by the Nevada Gaming Commission to allow changes to regulations surrounding the electronic transfer of money to games and gaming devices, the gaming industry has reached a pivotal payment moment. In a space that has long been dominated by cash, how can operators prepare for the digital shift?

Star Entertainment gets green light for second Gold Coast tower

The Star Entertainment Group said it is pushing ahead with a $400 million "Tower for Tourism" on the Gold Coast, with construction set to begin in coming weeks.

Macau visitor arrivals up 3.6% in December from prior month

Macau visitor arrivals edged up 3.6 percent in December from the prior month to 659,407, but were down 78.6 percent on the year, according to the Statistics and Census Service.

Thai police arrest 34 in gambling bust, seize 26 slot machines

Thai police have busted a large illegal gambling operation operating out of a luxury resort in the north of the company, arresting 34 people. Police seized 26 slot machines, 29 sets of cards, 60 chips and a Baccarat table.

Former CEO submits IPI casino reopening plan

Donald Browne submitted a reopening plan for Imperial Pacific's casino on Dec. 3rd, before resigning his position as CEO to attend to family matters, local media reports, without giving details of the plan.

Police make arrest in Jeju casino heist

South Korean police have arrested one of three subjects sought in connection with the theft of about $13.3 million from Landing International's Jeju casino. The unidentified man was described as an employee of an agent company that attracts and manages casino customers.
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...

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Tomakomai mayor presses Hokkaido to rejoin IR race

Tomakomai Mayor Hirofumi Iwakura has again pressed the Hokkaido prefectural authorities led by Governor Naomichi Suzuki to rejoin the IR race in the current cycle, arguing that the nine-month delay in the national licensing timeline provides adequate opportunity to resolve environmental and other concerns.
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Delta cements India position with Goa IR proposal

One gaming operator to watch in 2021 will be India’s Delta Corp., whose stock got a mid-month bump in December after it announced it had received approval in principle to build an integrated resort on shore in Goa.

Macau vaccinations to begin by end of March

The Macau Health Bureau’s Control of Communicable Diseases and Surveillance of Diseases Department Coordinator Leong Iek Hou has said that Macau’s first Covid-19 vaccines will be available in the current quarter.

Tomakomai IR optimists see hopes dashed again

Hope springs eternal in the minds of Tomakomai IR advocates. The answer delivered from the lips of Hokkaido Governor Naomichi Suzuki keeps coming back “no,” but what seems to be delivered to their ears is “maybe soon.”

Suncity hotel unit granted incorporation in the Philippines

SunTrust Home Developers announced that Suncity WC Hotel was granted incorporation by the Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on January 19.

Yokohama expected to launch its RFP process shortly

The administration of Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi is expected to announce shortly the start of its RFP process to build a major urban IR at Yamashita Pier, potentially becoming the largest IR development in Japan.