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.
Despite the national emergency caused by COVID-19, Yokohama says it must push ahead with its bid to stay on target.
MGM looks like it might still have an Osaka IR completed by 2026, despite new delays caused by COVID-19.
Six international casino operators attend Japan's first Integrate Resort Expo in Yokohama; Melco cooperating with Tokyo prosecutors in corruption probe.
Yokohama has a political group opposing an IR, and Hokkaido has a confusing survey to deal with.
The division over whether or not Yokohama, Japan needs – or wants – an integrated resort (IR) continues to grow.