A 67-year-old yakuza boss named Chikao Takabayashi was arrested on Tuesday on charges of receiving funds from an illegal internet casino based in the Omiya Ward of Saitama Prefecture.
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 local member of parliament has introduced a bill that would impose a 10% tax on net gambling revenue, while House Gaming Committee Chairman Ralph Yumul has drafted another that would prevent local IR operator Imperial Pacific from writing off unpaid credit from its tax obligations.
As Macau moves toward its 2022 re-tendering process for its six IR concessionaires, "stability" will likely the watchword for the government policy, according to the analysis of Glenn McCartney, associate professor of international IR management at the University of Macau.
Japan’s largest weekly news magazine by circulation, Shukan Bunshun, has published an article accusing Caesars Entertainment of engaging in a practice which they contend effectively amounts to the bribery of Japanese politicians, but which Caesars argues is an accepted and legal practice.
The Abe Cabinet adopted an ordinance on Friday to establish the long-awaited Casino Management Board on January 7, 2020.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced last week that Deloitte Tohmatsu (Deloitte Japan) had agreed to pay a US$2 million fine to settle charges that it had violated auditor independence rules.