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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 ...

Rising Star Casino Resort in Indiana opens new BetAmerica retail sportsbook

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Isle of Man-headquartered, SBTech, has entered the state of Indiana, having launched its on-site sportsbook at Rising Star Casino in Randolph Township under Churchill Downs Inc’s (CDI) BetAmerica brand. The Midwestern state is the sixth in which the award-winning global provider of sports betting technology and solutions has opened a sportsbook within 18 months’ ...

Eight entities express interest in running proposed Chiba integrated casino resort

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In Japan and officials in Chiba have reportedly revealed that eight concerns have submitted applications to take part in the official request for information (RFI) part of the city’s campaign to select the operating partner for its proposed integrated casino resort. According to a report from GGRAsia, firms had until yesterday to formally express ...

Century Casino gets green light from West Virginia Lottery Commission to acquire Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort

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After originally announcing the acquisition in June this year, the West Virginia Lottery Commission has approved the sale of the Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort from Eldorado Resorts, Inc. to Century Casinos, Inc. (CNTY:NASDAQ CM). Located on the Ohio River just north of New Cumberland, West Virginia, the thoroughbred racetrack and casino resort originally ...

Mobile sportsbetting coming to Indiana’s French Lick Resort

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In Indiana and the digital subsidiary of American casino operator, Rush Street Gaming, has reportedly been authorized to launch a mobile sportsbetting service in partnership with the Midwestern state’s French Lick Resort. According to a Wednesday report from The Indianapolis Star newspaper, the certification for Chicago-headquartered Rush Street Interactive came after the Indiana Gaming ...