Japanese Prefectures of Osaka and Nagasaki have submitted their applications to the national government on Tuesday, two days before the deadline day for submissions, Inside Asia Gaming reported.
As reported earlier, both Osaka and Nagasaki received final approvals from their respective assemblies, and the submission of their applications within the deadline date of April 28 has now been confirmed.
A third potential bidder to develop an integrated casino resort in the country, Wakayama, withdrew from the bidding process after its assembly voted against the prefecture’s plan due to uncertainties around the prefecture’s fundraising plan.
With only two applicants remaining, the first phase of Japan’s integrated resort (IR) casino is now set to fill in a maximum of two of the three available slots nationwide provided by the country’s IR law.
Nagasaki Prefecture and its private sector partner Casinos Austria aim to build an integrated casino resort at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park …