MGM Resorts has appointed the former US diplomat for Japan to head up its operations in the country.
Lawrence Ho has thanked James Packer for his partnership over the past decade as it emerged that the successful joint venture between Melco Resorts & Entertainment and Crown Resorts is coming to an end after Melco announced a public offering which will buy out Crown’s stake in the company
The Japan Gaming Congress (JgC) which is being held across 10-11 May at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Tokyo, is close to capacity with over 420 delegates now registered for the event.
With the gaming industry tuned into the prospects of addressing Japan’s predicted $40bn gaming and hospitality sector, the forthcoming Japan Gaming Congress (May 10th – 11th, Grand Hyatt, Tokyo) has taken on huge significance.
Raymond Chan, Co-Founder and CEO of gaming technology company, TGG Interactive, believes the development of gaming in Japan and the consequent creation of a lucrative $40bn gaming and hospitality market, will add both innovation and creativity to the world gaming industry.
Plans to open the doors to resort-style casino gaming in Japan are moving ahead, amid news that country’s dedicated IR Promotion Team is aiming to pass a second bill by the end of the year.