Imperial Pacific is being sued by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on allegations of sexual and verbal harassment by the company’s high roller clients.
A paragraph on page 10 of the 46-page draft of the IR Basic Plan answers one of the pending questions that has lingered in regard to Japanese IR regulation—pachinko and the public gambling industries such as horse racing and bicycle racing will be entirely banned from the grounds of Japanese IRs.
Imperial Pacific International may be facing a fine of US$375,000 for late payment of its casino license renewal fee, according to local media reports.
Understanding that a seamless permits process is crucial to hopes of opening an IR before the 2025 World Expo, the Osaka prefectural and city governments are taking an unusual measure to expedite the required Yumeshima environmental impact assessment.
Imperial Pacific International is in hot water with the Saipan government for paying only a third of its US$15 million annual casino license renewal fee, which was due on August 12, 2019.
Alvin Chau, the head of Macau’s biggest junket firm, Suncity Group Holdings, has been barred from entering Australia, according to reports in the Australian media.