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Reading Japan’s political runes

Reading Japan’s political runes

The appointment of Yoshihide Suga as prime minister of Japan may have subtly shifted the sands when it comes to the two top contenders to host an integrated resort in their cities.

Two former 500. com advisers found guilty

Two former advisers to a Chinese gambling operator seeking to enter Japan’s nascent casino market were found guilty Monday of bribing a Japanese lawmaker.

Melco International profits up 10.5 percent in 2019

Melco International Development has reported that its profits were up by 10.5 percent to HK$1.8 billion (US$234 million) for the full year of 2019. Net...

James Murren likely to remain involved MGM Japan

MGM Resorts chairman and CEO James Murren said he is “absolutely sure” he will be involved in MGM Resorts’ Japan project - with an...

Genting SG gets shareholder nod for $10 billion Japan IR

Genting Singapore has received overwhelming approval from its shareholders to spend up to $10 billion for an IR bid in Japan.  The vote was taken...

IPI aims for Japanese VIP, families and newlyweds

Imperial Pacific International is set to turn its sights to Japanese tourists and VIP gamblers, after hiring a number of marketing representatives to target...
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Miyagi governor undecided on IR bid

Miyagi Governor Yoshihiro Murai stated at his regular press conference on Monday that he has yet to draw any conclusions about whether or not to move forward with an IR bid from his prefecture.

Crown acquisition will help Japan bid: Lawrence Ho

Melco Resorts chairman and CEO, Lawrence Ho says that their recent acquisition of shares in Crown Resorts will help to accelerate their bid for...

Galaxy reshuffles executive team with eye on Japan

Galaxy Entertainment Group announced two major changes on Thursday: Michael Mecca retires as president of the company and Ted Chan is hired as “Chief...

Ganapati Malta gets Class 4 license

Ganapati Malta has been awarded a Class 4 licence by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), which will allow it to offer its Japanese-themed slots...

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