Kuwana Mayor Narutaka Ito made clear at his regular press conference on Tuesday that his administration has not outright rejected Nagoya Mayor Takashi Kawamura’s abrupt suggestion that neighboring city Kuwana (within neighboring Mie Prefecture) should consider an IR bid, but rather that they “are proceeding with the gathering of information.”
It’s unlikely that Universal Studios will take over Genting Malaysia’s stalled theme park project, as it would likely cause cannibalization from their sister resort in Singapore, Maybank said in a note.
Steroid scandals and the associated suspension of races did not scare away the loyal fans of the Iwate Prefectural Horse Racing Association (Iwate Keiba), as demonstrated by its recently-reported revenue returns.
Genting Singapore is facing increasing competition in the mass market from the Philippines and Cambodia, though management sees room for growth in VIP, according to Nomura.
MGM Resorts has gone on the offensive against the tribal operators Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment by directly targeting customers in their home base of Connecticut, upping the ante in fierce competition for market share in the US northeast.
Universal Entertainment released financial figures showing that casino revenues at Okada Manila reached a record-high 2.9 billion pisos (US$55.1 million) in November, combined with a record-high EBITDA of almost 528 million pisos (US$10 million) during the same period.
At a Sega Sammy Holdings management meeting held on November 30, President and COO Haruki Satomi revealed that his firm was aiming for the “top share” in any IR consortium to be built in the Tokyo-Yokohama region.
Yoshifumi Kato, president and CEO of Keihan Holdings, who announced last year that it was “his greatest mission” to connect by railway the anticipated IR at Yumeshima, Osaka, with Japan’s ancient capital of Kyoto, is seeing his vision come nearer reality, according to a recent article in the Nihon Keizai Shinbun.