Resona Bank Vice-President Hajime Kosaka has been giving a series of interviews to Japanese newspapers explaining that his firm has established a sixteen-department, fifty-person project team dedicated to the development of the prospective Yumeshima IR and the 2025 World Expo.
The Abe Cabinet adopted an ordinance on Friday to establish the long-awaited Casino Management Board on January 7, 2020.
Osaka Mayor Ichiro Matsui is leaning toward a policy that would see the 49 hectares of land utilized for IR development at Yumeshima rented to the operator rather than sold.
The Yokohama municipal government has launched its RFC process for private businesses interested in developing Yamashita Pier into a major urban IR.
Wynn Resorts has confirmed to AGB Nippon that it has quietly withdrawn from the IR race in Osaka and will focus its efforts on gaining an IR license in the Kanto region.