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Primorye officials reaffirm plans to build 12 casino resorts

Officials of the Primorye gaming zone are promoting the development to the Russian media, noting the opening of two casinos in the zone and reaffirming plans to eventually host a total of twelve casino resorts.

Residents lose legal case to prevent Yokohama IR construction

A Yokohama court dismissed an effort by anti-casino local residents to argue that the city government could not make use of the land at Yamashita Pier for IR construction.

Construction services contracted for Galaxy Macau Phase 4

Galaxy Entertainment Group has entered into an agreement with China Construction for construction services at the Galaxy Macau Phase 4 development. The cost is MOP13 billion (US$1.63 billion).

Crimea IR construction to begin early 2021

Work is expected to begin on an integrated resort in Crimea early this year, with the project to be completed by 2024, according to information distributed by Russia Gaming Week. The resort will include a five-star hotel, casino, swimming pool, conference facilities and bars and restaurants.

Genting completes sale of 50% of Macau project

Genting Hong Kong said it has completed the sale of a 50 percent interest in an integrated resort project in Macau, which it now expects to be completed in 2022 after Covid-19 delays to construction.

IPI found in contempt of court and ordered to stop all construction work

The US District Court for the NMI has ordered Imperial Pacific International to cease operations and all construction work for a week—except for the department working on payroll and security—after ruling in favor of the US Department of Labor in its petition to find IPI and Chairwoman Cui Li Jie in contempt.

Caesars Korea may lose its licence in March

Caesars Korea, a major IR development project in Incheon, may have its license canceled in March due to the long suspension of construction activities and the failure to meet various benchmarks and commitments.

Caesars Korea reaches ten months of stalled construction

Caesars Entertainment’s intentions regarding its IR development in South Korea remains a mystery, fully ten months after construction of the facility has been frozen. While it is apparent that official deadlines will not be met, applications for a business plan change have not even been filed.

IPI says paid contractor failed to file paperwork

Imperial Pacific International paid a services firm $130,000 to oversee the construction of its casino and hotel tower and to file the documents with the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands' Department of Public Works. However, the contractor failed to submit the paperwork, the company says.

IPI cleared to resume construction of Saipan casino hotel

The Department of Public Works has lifted its stop-work order it issued against Imperial Pacific International on October 27, which was mainly said to be a result of proper paperwork, including construction plans, not being filed.

All set for the FBM slots expansion campaign in Asia

FBM has been developing its slots offer over the last three years, with operations established in Europe and North America. The company is now accelerating its slots expansion campaign in Asia
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