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IPI asks to pay its overdue casino license fee in installments

IPI asks to pay its overdue casino license fee in installments

Cash-strapped Imperial Pacific International is making yet another proposal to the CNMI government; this time to allow it to pay its US$15 million annual...

IPI CEO says company feels unwelcome

Imperial Pacific International’s newly appointed CEO Donald Browne has reportedly told members of the House of Representatives Gaming Committee that the government’s actions have made them feel unwanted on Saipan.

IPI claims CNMI government breached casino license

Perhaps figuring that a good offense is the best defense, Imperial Pacific International has taken the remarkable step of accusing the CNMI government of...

Saipan Casino Commission promises good governance of gaming industry

Under fire for its perceived laxness in dealing with troubled operator Imperial Pacific International, the Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC) of Saipan issued an extraordinary...

IPI seeks options to sell or bring in new investors for Saipan property

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Lottery Commission Chairman Mark Rabauliman has revealed to the local media that Imperial Pacific International is seeking permission...

Cash-strapped IPI braces for economic impact of coronavirus

Imperial Pacific International, already challenged in meeting its financial obligations, issued a statement to the local community assuring them of its intention to fight...

Lawmakers seek corruption probe of CNMI governor

The six-member CNMI House of Representatives' minority bloc asked Speaker Blas Jonathan Attao to appoint a special committee to investigate Governor Ralph Torres on allegations of public corruption, fraud, waste, and abuse of public funds, with some of the suspicions focusing on his relationship with casino operator Imperial Pacific International (IPI).

Mark Brown resigns as IPI CEO

Commonwealth Casino Commission Executive Director Edward Deleon Guerrero has revealed that Mark Brown has resigned as CEO of Imperial Pacific International (IPI), effective December 8.

IPI loses its lawyer

Phillip J. Tydingco, the high-powered lawyer who has been representing Imperial Pacific International (IPI) in a number of legal cases, has indicated that he will be stepping away from his role next week.

No fanfare for Imperial Pacific resort opening, amid protests

Hong Kong-listed Imperial Pacific finally opened the casino portion of its $3.1-billion IR project on the Pacific island of Saipan on July 6, though the group still faces hurdles in completing the resort. The company has generated considerable buzz since it opened a temporary facility which has been generating multi-billion dollar levels of VIP rolling volume from just 16 tables.

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