In Chile, global private equity firm Advent International Corporation has announced that it has signed an agreement to spend up to $170 million in order to acquire a “significant” stake in local casino and hotel operator Enjoy SA.
In the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, gaming officials have reportedly given four additional junket operators permission to offer their services to players at the under-construction Imperial Palace Saipan integrated casino resort.
All eyes are on Michigan online gambling. Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder took the wind out of online gambling advocates’ sails just days before leaving office on Jan. 1.