Tag Archives: Northern Marianas
- Saipan licenses its first junket operator
September 20, 2016
Saipan gaming regulators have approved their first junket operator license, paving the way for the first junket deal with the island’s only casino. On Monday, the Marianas Variety reported that the Commonwealth Casino Commission had issued a provisional license to Du Young Jang, the owner of South Korean junket operator...
- Tinian Dynasty set to close this September
September 4, 2015
The Tinian Dynasty Hotel and Casino in the Northern Marianas is set to shut its operations this month due to a lack of guests and cash flow following Typhoon Soudelor. Hong Kong Entertainment (HKE) Chairman Wai Chan, the new owner of Tinian Dynasty, wrote a letter to Tinian Mayor Joey...
- Saipan firm eyes $4B casino in Northern Mariana; Reef Casino directors support Fung acquisition
October 23, 2014
Another group of Chinese investors, Saipan Jinghua Investment Inc., expressed its interest to score a casino project on the island of Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands. The company proposes a $4 billion project to build a 300-hectare integrated resort and casino. Saipan Jinghua’s registered agent, David C. Sablan, told the Marianas Variety...
- Caesars inks Incheon casino JV; Korean investor laments Marianas casino holdup
January 24, 2013
Caesars Entertainment has formed a joint venture with Hong Kong-listed Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group and an unidentified third party to seek permission from the South Korean government to build a resort casino in the Incheon area. The announcement, revealed in a filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Wednesday,...
- Saipan’s House of Representatives approves gambling bill
August 25, 2010
Two years ago, voters on the Northern Marianas island of Saipan rejected casino gambling, but that hasn’t stopped backers from pushing the issue. Now, Saipan’s House of Representatives has approved a bill to legalize casino gambling on the island. But before anyone pops any champagne corks, they should heed the...
FBI raids offices of Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific
March 31, 2017
Imperial Pacific concerned after construction worker’s death
March 22, 2017