Imperial Pacific casino still set for March 31 opening
Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific International Holdings says it expects to complete construction of its casino on March 31, 2017, according to the company annual report released on Monday.
“The construction of the Imperial Pacific Resort has been progressing smoothly, with over 2,000 workers working around-the-clock to ensure timely completion. It is expected that the site construction of the casino of the Imperial Pacific Resort will be completed on 31 March 2017 and will be opened to the public, while the hotel of the Imperial Pacific Resort will be opened in the second half of 2017,” said the company.
In addition, Best Sunshine Live will cease operation simultaneously upon the opening of the new casino.
The casino operator postsed a net profit of HK$935.6 million for the year ended Dec. 31, 2016.
Revenue reached HK$4.1 billion, up from HK$402.3 million reported in 2015.
Singapore police have busted at least two illegal gambling operations in the past week, while across Asia authorities have moved to stamp out illicit activities, from raids on premier league matches in India, to illegal number forecasting in Malaysia.