Las Vegas Casino donations to shooting victims have been very generous
Las Vegas casino donations to shooting victims have been very surprising but very welcome for the victims of the horrific attack on 2nd October.
59 victims died an 525 were injured in the indiscriminate gun attack launched on Las Vegas by John Paddock at the Mandalay Bay Hotel.
MGM Resorts lead the way by donating $3 million to victims and first responders. They are also providing lodging, transportation, food and grief counselling to the victims and their families. MGM Resorts own and operate the Mandalay Bay Hotel.
A spokesman for MGM Resorts expressed grief and outrage over the senseless on Las Vegas community. He said that he hoped the donation would make a difference to those here were harmed of left behind.
Visiting the MGM Grand Casino Las Vegas is an experience to remember. The building itself is a massive icon in the centre of Vegas. The MGM Grand is owned by MGM Resorts International, they are one of the largest casino companies in the world.
Not surprisingly, this MGM Casino is one of the main public areas of the hotel complex. It has as much, if not more gaming space as any other resort casino in Las Vegas.
Macau Gambling Licences are up for renewal in 2020
A time-bomb is ticking away with Macau gambling licences. Various Macau gambling casino licences begin expiring between 2020 and 2022. When Macau was conceived as the world’s top gambling destination what was intended and how has it panned out? Many billions of dollars have since gone under the bridge.
On Tuesday the lower house passed a bill for a Japanese gambling law review and to consider legalization. There are hopes the bill can be enacted before the current session of Parliament ends next week.
Japanese Gambling Law Review
A Japanese law review has recently taken place but the opportunity to have a new bill passed failed because it was not put to a vote on time. Following Tuesdays action, if the bill is enacted, regulators can develop plans for final legislation to be passed. This is a major step towards legalising gambling in Japan.
Politically the new gambling bill is controversial. Although Minister Abe representing the Liberal Democratic Party, has been promoting legalised gambling there is a divided coalition government. The Komeito, the main coalition partner are against legalizing gambling because they say it may cause gambling addiction and other social problems in Japan.