Hard Rock Cafe eyes stake in Japanese casino resort
Tokyo – 22 February 2017 –
Hard Rock Cafe International is looking to buy up to a 60 percent stake in a Japanese casino resort, seeking entry into what could become the world’s second-biggest casino market.
Hard Rock, famous for its music-themed restaurants, last month opened a Japan unit with a view to grabbing a slice of the action after the country’s legalisation of casinos.
Japan’s regulation of the sector is expected to be laid out in law by December and Florida-based Hard Rock is among a crowded field – including Las Vegas Sands, Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts … Read More