Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Gov. Ralph Torres publicly denies taking bribes from Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific.
The FBI raids offices of Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific (again), as well as offices of Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Gov. Ralph Torres.
Northern Marianas Gov. Ralph Torres has rejected a bill that will allow the operations of poker arcades in select Saipan villages.
Gov. Ralph Torres has defended the Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands’ (CNMI) reliance on the casino industry as its primary cash cow.
Saipan now has a new casino law, but it left much to be desired. Acting Gov. Ralph Torres finally signed the controversial bill last week.