Yokohama Authorities Reveal RFP Phase Timeline for Integrated Casino Resort Application Offers

The city of Yokohama officially announced the timeline for the request-for-proposal (RFP) phase of its integrated casino resort implementation policy. The move gave the start to the process of recruiting a gambling operator as a commercial partner for the metropolis authorities in the application process for one of the three casino licenses that are set to be granted by the Japanese Government. ...

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Yokohama to Start Accepting IR Applications on February 5, Tender Requirements Now Available

Casino operators interested in the integrated resort project can apply between February 5-May 17The RFP requires applicants to provide landscape designs and plans for public health measuresJapan’s IR projects have faced significant delays in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemicSeven companies have expressed interest in bidding for the Yokohama-based IR since 2019 A contender for one of three Japanese integrated ...

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Yokohama city flags against referendum on casino policy

A Yokohama city council committee has flagged its opposition to a draft ordinance proposing to trigger a community referendum on whether the metropolis (pictured) should pursue a casino resort, according to information collated by GGRAsia’s Japan correspondent. The council’s formal vote on the matter is via a plenary meeting on Friday (January 8). At Thursday’s meeting of a committee tasked with Yokohama’s general ...

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