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Yavapai Nation officially opens new We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona

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In Arizona, the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation officially welcomed visitors to its new We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort on October 29, 2020. Located in Scottsdale, the new 166,341-sq ft casino replaces the Fort McDowell Casino that first opened its doors to the public in 1984 as a bingo hall. The federally recognized tribe held a groundbreaking ...

Japanese Prime Minister remaining bullish on integrated casino resort plan

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In Japan and newly-elected Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (pictured) has reportedly reiterated his support for the plan to license an inaugural trio of integrated casino resorts so as to help boost the economies of host communities. According to a report from GGRAsia, the 71-year-old Liberal Democratic Party stalwart replaced predecessor Shinzo Abe last month ...

Quapaw Nation celebrates Saracen Casino Resort opening in Arkansas

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Following a soft launch last week, the Quapaw Nation celebrated the official grand opening of its $350 million Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on Tuesday, October 20. According to the offical website, “Saracen offers guests first-class amenities and first-class personalized service in a Native American Casino resort setting.” Property amenities: The property ...

IGT bringing cashless Resort Wallet innovation to Resorts World Catskills

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British lottery and gaming machines innovator International Game Technology (IGT) has announced that it is to provide upstate New York’s recently re-opened Resorts World Catskills with its Resort Wallet cashless solution. The New York-listed firm used an official Tuesday press release to declare that the advance is a module of its IGT Advantage innovation and ...

Revised opening target for under-construction Emerald Bay Resort and Casino

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In the Philippines and the PH Resorts Group Holdings Incorporated subordinate of local conglomerate Udenna Corporation has reportedly announced that its coming Emerald Bay Resort and Casino should be fully open before the second quarter of 2022. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Manila-listed firm made the declaration after receiving ‘pre-effective ...

Uncertain future for Nepal’s Tiger Palace Resort Bhairahawa

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In Nepal and some 400 workers at the gambling-friendly Tiger Palace Resort Bhairahawa have reportedly had their employment terminated owing to the ongoing financial woes of the facility’s owner, Silver Heritage Group Limited. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming citing an earlier story from The Kathmandu Post newspaper, the five-star venue became ...

License approval for Las Vegas’ coming Circa Resort and Casino

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In Las Vegas and the plan to open the coming Circa Resort and Casino from next month has reportedly taken a step forward after the Nevada Gaming Control Board approved the under-construction property’s gambling license recommendation. According to a Thursday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the coming $1 billion downtown venue is the ...

Solaire Resort and Casino launching new ‘phasing plan’ re-opening program

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In the Philippines and the re-opening Solaire Resort and Casino has reportedly detailed the launch of a ‘phasing plan’ that should allow it to gradually increase capacity via the implementation of new safety and social distancing protocols. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the 800-room property from Bloomberry Resorts Corporation was last ...

Japan looks likely to maintain integrated casino resort commitment

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In Japan and the man being widely tipped to replace outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reportedly announced that he remains committed to licensing the Asian nation’s inaugural trio of integrated casino resorts. According to a report from GGRAsia, Yoshihide Suga (pictured) currently serves as Chief Cabinet Secretary for the coalition federal government led ...

Opening of new Philippines integrated casino resort to be delayed by coronavirus

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In the Philippines and the billionaire boss of Bloomberry Resorts Corporation has reportedly announced that his firm’s plan to open a Quezon City integrated casino resort may have been delayed by up to a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from GGRAsia, Enrique Razon (pictured) serves as Chairman and Chief ...