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Philippine President Duterte Opposes Boracay Casino Construction

Philippine President Duterte Opposes Boracay Casino Construction

The President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte has revealed that he had been against building of a Boracay casino. During a press conference which took place in Davao City, President Duterte said that he was unaware of any plans for casino construction in the island. Earlier this year, information about […]

by · April 10, 2018 · News
Boracay Closes for Cleanup on April 26, Galaxy Yet to Apply for Casino Construction Permits

Boracay Closes for Cleanup on April 26, Galaxy Yet to Apply for Casino Construction Permits

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte confirmed Wednesday that the island of Boracay will be closed for environmental cleanup for six months starting April 26. The popular tourist destination will not receive visitors during that period as all accommodation facilities and attractions will be shuttered. The Wednesday announcement came after more than […]

by · April 5, 2018 · News
Temporary Casino to Open in Limassol, Cyprus Later in 2018

Temporary Casino to Open in Limassol, Cyprus Later in 2018

A temporary casino will open doors in the Republic of Cyprus later this year, Melco Resorts & Entertainment Chairman Lawrence Ho confirmed in the company’s annual report. Melco won an exclusive license to operate the tiny Mediterranean nation’s first casino resort in the fall of 2016. It partnered Florida-based hotel […]

by · April 4, 2018 · News
Chicago Mayoral Candidate Supports Casino at O’Hare International Airport

Chicago Mayoral Candidate Supports Casino at O’Hare International Airport

Chicago mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy said this weekend that he would support the addition of a casino at O’Hare International Airport as it would generate new revenue for the cash-strapped city, while reducing the societal issues that can go along with the legalization of gambling. The Chicago mayoral election is […]

by · April 3, 2018 · News
Casino Operator Silver Heritage Locked in Legal Dispute in Nepal

Casino Operator Silver Heritage Locked in Legal Dispute in Nepal

Hong Kong-based casino operator Silver Heritage Group has found itself locked in a legal battle in Nepal after it cut ties with one of its local partners, news outlet The Kathmandu Post reports. Silver Heritage owns and operates two casinos in Nepal – The Millionaire’s Club & Casino at Hotel […]

by · April 2, 2018 · News
Atlantic City to Host Casino Jobs Fair for Veterans on April 19

Atlantic City to Host Casino Jobs Fair for Veterans on April 19

A casino job fair for veterans will be held later this month in Atlantic City, local media reports. Two more casinos will join the city’s casino market in a few months and they are seeking staff ahead of their planned opening. The job fair will take place at 9 am […]

by · April 1, 2018 · News
Richard Branson Enters Las Vegas Hotel-Casino Market with Hard Rock Purchase

Richard Branson Enters Las Vegas Hotel-Casino Market with Hard Rock Purchase

Virgin Hotels, the hotel brand of British business magnate Richard Branson, has acquired Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for an undisclosed price. The property will be remodeled and rebranded as Virgin Hotel Las Vegas over the next year and a half. Hard Rock Hotel and Casino opened […]

by · March 31, 2018 · News
Wynn Boston Harbor Rebranding ‘Absolutely’ under Consideration, Casino Executives Confirm

Wynn Boston Harbor Rebranding ‘Absolutely’ under Consideration, Casino Executives Confirm

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission expects to complete its investigation into the suitability of Las Vegas casino giant Wynn Resorts to build and operate a casino in the state by summer, gaming commissioners said during a Thursday hearing. It also became known Thursday that officials for Wynn Boston Harbor, the $2.4-billion […]

by · March 30, 2018 · News
The Star’s Brisbane Casino Resort Partners Buy Stake in the Company

The Star’s Brisbane Casino Resort Partners Buy Stake in the Company

The Star Entertainment Group is looking to attract more high roller players from the Asia-Pacific region after two Hong Kong-based companies have each acquired a stake in the Australian casino operator. Retail and hotel conglomerates Chow Tai Fook Enterprise and Far East Consortium International each bought a 4.99% stake in […]

by · March 29, 2018 · News
Boracay Casino Resort Plan Clashes with Environmental Cleanup, Official Says

Boracay Casino Resort Plan Clashes with Environmental Cleanup, Official Says

The Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) admitted that the proposed construction of a $500-million resort on Boracay contradicts the recently announced decision for the the island’s closure for an environmental cleanup. DENR Chief, Roy Cimatu, met with island stakeholders on Monday to discuss the imminent closure of […]

by · March 27, 2018 · News
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