Okada to Meet with Gaming Control Board Over Foreign Payments
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has called in Japanese billionaire tycoon and previous Wynn director Kazuo Okada, along with three other directors of his Universal Entertainment Corp., for a closed-door hearing week that is next. It’s all part of the Control Board’s ongoing research into allegations that $40 million in payments had been designed to Rodolfo Soriano, certainly one of Universal’s casino project consultants into the Philippines. Possibly the insinuation is that Soriano received the money to grease some Filipino palms, but we would never ever imply such a plain thing, of course.
We are able to only report that both the FBI and the Philippines’ equivalent, the National Bureau of Investigation, have now been taking a look into the matter to see if such a thing improprietous ended up being done. Universal Entertainment has maintained that it acted lawfully in the Philippines; most likely, who doesn’t give their specialists $40 million as being a token of these esteem?
Meanwhile, no body’s commenting: not the Nevada Gaming Control Board and certainly no one from Universal Entertainment. Possibly that’s why they call it money that is hush.
No Wrongdoing Alleged
This is where we need to make clear that no one has really or officially been accused of accomplishing anything, particularly anything wrong. you can see how it may look funny is all.
All this falls on the heels of Okada’s present resignation slas Read more