Yokohama has held its first of six public meetings to convince the public to get on board with an integrated resort.
Nagasaki concludes its RFP and Wynn Resorts is out as Japan continues to advance its plans to bring IRs to the country.
Top contenders to host a casino resort are tweaking their plans as Japan shuts its borders to foreign travelers.
This could be the year significant progress is made to bring integrated resorts to Japan.
As Japan looks to make real progress with its IR strategy next year, leading contenders to host the venues shape their frameworks.
Wakayama now knows they need a little more time before a casino could open, missing their target, while Yokohama may never get one.
A group of anti-gamblers in the Japanese city plan on trying to get rid of its mayor to help its cause.
Nagasaki has decided to pause its IR process after Shinzo Abe’s resignation, and two Yokohama citizen groups can’t decide on their strategy.
City leaders continue to postpone Yokohama’s process for competing to be one of the first three gaming hubs in Japan.
Yokohama has finally decided that a pandemic should postpone their RFP process, and Genting has re-assured investors that they are committed to a bid.