Tag Archives: william weidner
- Bloomberry Resorts loses court fight with Solaire’s former management firm
September 29, 2016
Philippines casino operator Bloomberry Resorts has lost a court fight with the former manager of its Solaire Resort & Casino in Manila. On Thursday, word broke that a Singapore-based arbitration court had ruled that Global Gaming Philippines, a division of Nevada-based Global Gaming Asset Management (GGAM), had been unjustly terminated...
- Taiwan proposes 13% gross gaming revenue tax for casinos
April 5, 2013
Taiwanese legislators have reportedly settled on a 13% tax rate on gross gaming revenue for the country's proposed casinos, according to the Commercial Times, a local Chinese-language newspaper. It’s not clear if the proposed rate, which has yet to be formally approved by parliament, would be accompanied by additional sales...
- Las Vegas Sands says it violated Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in dealings with China officials
March 2, 2013
Casino operator Las Vegas Sands (LVS) has informed the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it probably violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) via its past dealings with Chinese officials. On Friday, the Wall Street Journal reported that an internal audit committee tasked by the LVS board with...
- Weidner significantly upgrades Matsu casino plan, but tone of campaign irks some
January 23, 2013
US gaming outfit Weidner Resorts has significantly upgraded its vision for a resort casino complex on Taiwan’s Matsu island chain, but the increasingly strident tone voiced by chairman/CEO William Weidner is apparently rubbing some Taiwanese politicians the wrong way. At a press conference in Taipei on Wednesday, Weidner unveiled the...
Taiwan has more lottery shops than 7-11 stores
April 4, 2017