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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 ...

Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun to re-open from June 1

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The two giant tribal casino resorts in the eastern American state of Connecticut have reportedly announced that they will be partially re-opening from June 1 after being temporarily shuttered some nine weeks ago in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to a Wednesday report from local television broadcaster WCVB-TV, the 1,563-room Mohegan Sun ...

Chickasaw Nation expected to begin work this year on proposed Kingston Casino Resort opposite planned Pointe Vista Community

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Plans for a casino resort proposed by the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma to be located on some 50 acres of lakefront property overlooking Lake Texoma are reportedly moving forward. The Kingston Casino Resort project includes a 40-room hotel and 10 rental cabins, along with a 9,600-plus square foot gaming floor, restaurants and retail space. ...

Grand Traverse Resort & Casino extend full pay to employees through April 29 as COVID-19 continues to spread throughout Michigan

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In Northern Michigan, employees of a trio of casinos owned and operated by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB) will continue to receive paychecks through April 29, 2020, while the properties remain temporarily closed as the COVID-19 virus continues to infect people across the Great Lakes state. Employees at all ...

Nagasaki Prefecture persevering with integrated casino resort schedule

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In Japan and the government for Nagasaki Prefecture has reportedly announced that it still remains intent on launching the request for proposal (RFP) stage of its plan to secure one of the nation’s coming trio of integrated casino resort licenses ‘this spring.’ According to reports from GGRAsia and Inside Asian Gaming, the revelation means ...

Kitakyushu not interested in securing an integrated casino resort license

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In Japan, the southern city of Kitakyushu has reportedly ruled itself out of the race for one of the nation’s coming trio of integrated casino resorts despite apparently having attracted backing from three sets of private investor groups. According to a Friday report from GGRAsia, the mayor for the community of some 940,000 people, ...

Hannahville Indian Community’s Island Resort & Casino to embark on $30 million expansion

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In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the Island Resort & Casino will soon see some major changes after getting the green light on a $30 million expansion. Announced on Wednesday by the casino, the Hannahville Indian Community Tribal Council approved what will be the property’s second major expansion within five years after having invested some $8 ...

Iowa group proposes $225 million casino resort “architectural masterpiece” for Des Moines airport

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In Iowa, a proposal for a $225 million casino and hotel complex at the Des Moines International Airport (DSM) has been presented by a development group that says the project would be “for its size, an unparalleled architectural masterpiece reflecting the ‘highest and best use’ of airport facilities.” The Des Moines Airport Authority board ...

Japanese political parties hoping to stymie integrated casino resort licensing

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In Japan and three opposition political parties are reportedly set to join with the Japanese Communist Party in order to introduce legislation that could scupper the nation’s licensing of an inaugural trio of integrated casino resorts. According to a Monday report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Social Democratic Party, the Constitutional Democratic Party of ...

Strategic location sells Washington County casino resort proposed by Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

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In Virginia, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has reportedly agreed to terms that will see the organization develop and operate a proposed luxury casino resort in Washington County, according to an announcement this week by EBCI Principal Chief Richard Sneed. The federally recognized tribe will partner with Steve Johnson of Johnson Commercial ...

Japanese government unveils updated integrated casino resort timetable

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The government for Japan has reportedly announced that will not be starting the official process that is to designate the host communities for the nation’s coming trio of integrated casino resorts until at least January of 2021. According to a Tuesday story from GGRAsia citing multiple earlier reports from Kyodo News, the revelation from ...