Wynn Resorts has clarified that its withdrawal from the Yokohama IR race at this juncture does not mean that it no longer has an interest in the Japan market, and that it could jump into a bid for another candidate site at another time.
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.
Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.