The Yokohama municipal government has launched its RFC process for private businesses interested in developing Yamashita Pier into a major urban IR.
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians, owners and operators of the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa near Palm Springs, California, have selected Konami Gaming’s Synkros casino management system for all of their expanding casino operations.
JCM Global, an Osaka-based firm which supplies cash transaction technologies to the gaming industry, has announced a partnership with Las Vegas-based eConnect to utilize facial recognition technology to enhance casino security.
Wynn Resorts has confirmed to AGB Nippon that it has quietly withdrawn from the IR race in Osaka and will focus its efforts on gaining an IR license in the Kanto region.
On Wednesday, the Osaka City Council approved a special budget to carry out the environmental impact assessment for the anticipated Yumeshima IR. The municipal funds approved for the assessment are 9 million yen (about US$83,300).