Embattled gaming mogul Kazuo Okada has fired back against officials of Tiger Resort Leisure and Entertainment Inc., accusing them of conspiring to remove him from his own company, local media reports.
Kazuo Okada has vowed to make use of all legal options to fight an arrest warrant laid against himself and the former president of Okada Manila, Takahiro Usui, in relation to fraud allegations, local media reports.
Bloomberry Resorts, the operator of the Solaire Resort & Casino in Manila, saw its consolidated net income plunge by 40% in the first quarter of 2018 due to lower foreign exchange gains, higher interest expenses, and weaker gaming revenues.
Universal Entertainment’s flagship integrated resort business, Okada Manila, reported a narrowed operating loss of 6.2 billion yen (about US$56 million) in 2018, helped by higher net sales, and “extremely high” occupancy rate during the year.
Tiger Resort Leisure & Entertainment, the operating firm for Okada Manila, reported a 68% increase in gross gaming revenue (GGR) for the month of March 2019, mainly due to a recovery in domestic and international players following Chinese New Year.
Bloomberry Resorts plans to start construction of a US$308 million cruise port in Parañaque City in the third quarter of the year, local media reported Chairman and CEO Enrique Razon as saying on the sidelines of the group’s annual shareholder meeting.