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Genting Singapore IR RFP grinds to a halt

Yokohama’s newly elected mayor voiced his opposition to the IR bid. 

Genting Singapore’s plans to hold a bidding process for their integrated resort (IR) faced a roadblock with Yokohama’s new mayor.

Takeharu Yamanaka, the new mayor, voiced his concerns regarding the IR bid.

“I am completely opposed to an IR bid and will immediately withdraw.”

He was also backed by prominent local businessman Yukio Fujiki, who shared his anti-IR stance, even going so far as to describe casinos as “poison apples.”

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